Climate

Schools closed, flights canceled as Cyclone Kirrily heads for Australia
Authorities ask Queensland's residents to stay home as heavy rain, storm predicted
3.6 M, 3.4 M earthquakes in Vrancea county, Wednesday to Thursday
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale occurred Wednesday night, at 23:01, at a depth of 99.4 km., followed by a second earthquake, of 3.4 degrees Richter, at a depth of 81.8 km, on Thursday morning, at 4:49, in the eastern Vrancea seismic zone, Vrancea county, according to information published by the National Institute for Research and Development for Earth Physics (INCDFP).
Classes suspended in Iasi County, in 7 other Moldavia counties' schools due to bad weather
Classes are suspended on Tuesday in all educational units in northeastern Iasi county, due to unfavorable weather conditions, but also in several schools in Bacau, Botosani, Braila, Buzau, Galati, Neamt and Suceava counties, all of Moldavia region's, the Ministry of Education informed.
Frozen (literally) in time, Sioło Budy is a magic little snapshot of off-grid existence
This “village within a village” is exactly the place to go to enjoy the wilds of Poland in their rawest form.
Death toll from floods in Somalia rises to 96
El Nino-induced heavy rains and flooding have affected 2 million people across the country
Storms cause flooding, landslides in Gorenjska, some problems in Primorska
A storm that hit the Gorenjska region this morning caused flooding in Bled, Kranj, Žirovnica and Kamnik. Landslides were also triggered, including two in the Bohinj municipality. Some households in Kranj have been left without power. In northern parts of the Primorska region, some roads were flooded and trees fallen.
Work continues to restore power, road access in Thessaly, Evia villages; Volos water distribution continues
Villages in the plain of Thessaly, towns outside Volos, and villages of northern Evia continued to face severe infrastructure problems following two successive storms of 'Daniel' and 'Elias' that flooded them and swept away structures, authorities said on Sunday.
Achillopoulio hospital flooded in Volos as Krafsidonas torrent overflows
The huge amounts of water that fell on Volos during storm 'Elias' caused the Krafsidonas torrent to overflow on Thursday, making this the second time the torrent has burst its banks in the last 20 days.
Storm 'Elias' continues - Heavy showers and thunderstorms until Thursday
The Elias weather system continued to affect several parts of the country on Tuesday, bringing heavy rain and thunderstorms, accompanied by hail and a high frequency of lightning.
10,000 missing after Libya floods: Red Cross
More than 3,000 people dead after floods caused by Storm Daniel struck eastern Libya, according to officials
Threat of new Pinios overflowing not over in Larissa; minister issues health advice for water
Larissa in central Greece continued to prepare for more flooding from the overflow of Pinios river on Sunday.
Trikala, Karditsa, Pelion, Rovies flooded as torrential rains hit Greece; people trapped in houses
The Krafsidonas river overflowed again in the city of Volos, due to the torrential rain that has been sweeping the capital of Magnesia.
Two fire fronts continue to rage north of Soufli
The two fire fronts in the area of Lefkimmi (Evros) at a creek north of Soufli were still raging on Sunday.
Two fire fronts raging in Evros; two villages evacuated
Two fire fronts in the region of Evros are still raging at the area of Leptokarya and particularly at Meghalo Rema and Kotronia.
Fear of pollution post-floods upsets locals in Koroška
Potential pollution has upset locals in Koroška post-floods after a resident posted test results for soil that show excessive levels of heavy metals. While he commissioned the tests himself, the national Environment Agency (ARSO) will present its test results this afternoon.
Red alert issued for heavy rain in northern Slovenia
The Environment Agency (ARSO) has issued the highest, red alert this morning for the northern parts of Slovenia, as heavy rainfall is expected there today that could cause major floods. Landslides will also be possible, the agency said on its website.
Firefighters continue to battle flare-ups in Evros and Rhodope; forces strengthened
Firefighters continue to battle flare-ups on the fronts in Evros and Rhodope. The Fire Department forces were reinforced with 180 additional firefighters. A total of 474 firefighters are operating with 16 teams on foot and 100 vehicles, assisted by 4 aircraft and 2 helicopters.
The image of Parnitha fire improved - scattered fronts in Boeotia
The picture of the fire in Parnitha has improved significantly, as the wind has abated, facilitating the extinguishing efforts of the firefighters, which are now focused on a small active front southwest of Fili.
Battle at firefronts continue; 209 wildfires in the last three days
Fire Brigade forces continue to battle a series of fire fronts across the country on Wednesday as a total of 209 wildfires broke out in the last three days.
Code Orange of heat, thermal discomfort in Bucharest, south, southeast counties
Six counties in the south and southeast of the country and Bucharest municipality will be under a Code Orange warning of heat and increased thermal discomfort on Wednesday, the National Meteorological Administration informs.
Mura levee gash closed, but water volumes remain high
Fire brigades and two chopper crews have been working around the clock on Sunday to plug a massive gash that opened up in a levee on the Mura river near the village of Dolnja Bistrica last night, with several hundred locals finally allowed to come home this afternoon.
Optimal transition of the energy sector in the focus of Sarajevo Energy and Climate Week
The optimal transition of the energy sector is one of the key topics that will be discussed by the participants of the Sarajevo Energy and Climate Week (SECW), which is organized by the Chamber of Commerce of the Federation of BiH, in cooperation with partners.
Kikilias: The climate crisis is not going away; we must adapt our policies
After 15 days of extreme weather phenomena and 10 days with more than 600 fires, this was the first day that Greece was not in a state of red alert, Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Vassilis Kikilias said during a press conference on Friday.