A volcanic area in Naples, Italy is starting to show signs of reawakening.
Search and rescue operations are still ongoing after the flood submerged 120,000 homes and destroyed 1,600 hectares of rice paddy and 3,000 hectares of fish farms.
Hundreds are killed in Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, but death toll continues to rise as cholera outbreaks grip the impoverished nation.
The ministry warned people to stay away from beaches and the coastal area in general.
Weather forecasters predict Florida and the Bahamas will be hit with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall on Sunday and Monday. This could be the largest hurricane to ever hit Florida in years.
Northern California, Western Oregon and the Great Plains are likely to suffer the highest exposure to wildlfire smoke.
Thinking of going to the beach on a rainy afternoon? Think again. There are other things more dangerous that sharks, one of which is lightning.
The American Meteorological Society has released the annual State of the Climate Report for 2015, which shows that last year marks the hottest year ever recorded with global heat, greenhouse gases and sea levels reaching record numbers.
The tornado, accompanied by hailstorms, torrential rains and lightning, is possibly the worst in the history of China.
New research finds that very large earthquakes - and even tsunamis - from several major faults that lie offshore, could be looming threats and surprise southern California residents.