Severe weather

FILE - Matt Lisignoli walks through an irrigation canal that ran dry in early August after the North Unit Irrigation District exhausted its allocated water on Sept. 1, 2021, near Madras, Ore. The American West’s megadrought deepened so much last year that it is now the driest it has been in at least 1200 years and a worst-case scenario playing out live, a new study finds. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard, File)

Western American megadrought worsens to driest in at least 1,200 years

Study calculated that 42% of this megadrought can be attributed to human-caused climate change

 

Rising floodwater surrounds a home and covers Highway 1 in Abbotsford,  B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. braces for heavy rain, potential floods as latest atmospheric river arrives

Up to 150 millimetres of rain pending in a series of waves that won’t relent until Thursday

 

Flooding on the Lower Mainland can be seen from space. (Chris Hadfield/Twitter)

PHOTO: B.C.’s recent atmospheric river flooding as seen in space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shares photo of Lower Mainland, southern Vancouver Island

Flooding on the Lower Mainland can be seen from space. (Chris Hadfield/Twitter)
Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas
Central Alberta has been put on a severe thunderstorm watch for Thursday July 9, 2020. Submitted.

Severe thunderstorm warning for Central Alberta

Central Alberta expected to have severe thunderstorms roll through Thursday June 9, 2020.

Central Alberta has been put on a severe thunderstorm watch for Thursday July 9, 2020. Submitted.
At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana
Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead
A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UPDATE: Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Hurricane Harvey has flooded parts of Texas. (Canadian Press photo)

Canadian expats hunker down as remnants of hurricane Harvey ravage Texas

The hurricane has battered the southern U.S. for days

Hurricane Harvey has flooded parts of Texas. (Canadian Press photo)
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