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Canada braced for wrath of Fiona as cyclone approaches

Strong rains and winds lashed the Atlantic Canada region as Fiona closed in early Saturday as a big, powerful post-tropical cyclone, and Canadian forecasters...

France faces worst drought on record as fourth heatwave of the year spreads

France is in the midst of its fourth heatwave of the year as the country faces what the government warned is its worst drought...

Record floods leave hundreds stranded in Death Valley National Park

Record rainfall triggered flash floods in Death Valley National Park that swept away cars, closed all roads and stranded hundreds of visitors and workers. There...

Volcano near Iceland’s main airport erupts again after pause

A volcano in south-west Iceland has begun erupting, the country’s meteorological authorities said – just eight months after its last eruption officially ended. The Icelandic...

Bordeaux fires rage and firefighting pilot killed in Portugal

Strong winds and hot, dry weather are frustrating French firefighters’ efforts to contain a huge wildfire that raced across pine forests in the Bordeaux...

10,000 evacuated as wildfires ravage pine forests in south-west France

A thousand firefighters with 10 water-dumping planes have struggled to contain two wildfires in south-west France that have forced the evacuation of 10,000 people...

Europe’s upgraded Vega space launcher makes inaugural flight

The European Space Agency (ESA) has celebrated the first flight of its Vega-C rocket. Vega-C is an upgrade to the Vega rocket that made its...

Flooding causes deaths and damage in north-eastern India and Bangladesh

At least 18 people have died after floods across north-eastern India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes underwater. In India’s Assam state, at least nine...

European ‘star survey’ reveals celestial treasure trove

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a trove of data on almost two billion stars in the Milky Way, collected by its Gaia...

Kansas tornado generated 165mph winds as it destroyed homes

A tornado that damaged more than 1,000 buildings in Kansas in the US generated winds of up to 165mph and carved a path of...

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