Scientists investigating Hawaii's destructive Kīlauea eruption in 2018 found a surprising link to heavy rainfall, which is expected to increase in frequency due to the climate crisis.
Data released by the federal home ministry calculates 1,673 deaths caused by floods and heavy rains.
Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire was evacuated last month when a dam wall collapsed following extreme rainfall. As the climate crisis worsens, disasters like this may become the new norm.
As the Indian city goes down under 550mm of rainfall in two days, the local municipality has a new excuse for its classic lack of preparedness.
Climate models reveal that renewable energy projects in the Sahara could spark a twofold increase in local rainfall, enabling vegetation to take hold.
The weather phenomenon could cause at least 10 million people to go hungry, while an additional four million people across the Pacific could find themselves without water.
The largest El Niño in close to two decades is currently developing in the Pacific Ocean.
Satellite imagery over the last couple of years shows alarmingly low reservoirs and dry lakebeds throughout the Hermit Kingdom's agricultural region.
From bushfires to falling food production and public transport breakdowns, Australia will be one of the most affected countries in the world.
The Ultravolt & Co. video artist made a psychedelic video for electronic producer My Panda Shall Fly's track, "Rainfall."