At least 222 people have reportedly been killed along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait by a tsunami, likely triggered by an eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano.
Images of the pets, working animals, and wildlife that have become victims, evacuees, rescuers, and comforters after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire
The Woolsey Fire and the nearby Hill Fire have forced the evacuation of nearly 250,000 residents from their homes near the Pacific Coast in California’s Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
Within 24 hours, the Camp Fire has burned more than 20,000 acres, and has virtually destroyed the town of Paradise.
Recent photographs from Mexico Beach, Panama City, and neighboring Florida towns, as the full extent of the damage wrought by Hurricane Michael becomes clearer.
Michael is the strongest storm to hit Florida in 80 years, and the most powerful to ever strike its panhandle region.
As time passes, the scale of the disaster is becoming clearer. Rescuers and aid supplies are finally reaching some of the more inaccessible and devastated areas near Palu.
On September 28, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, triggering a localized tsunami, killing hundreds.
Dogs, cats, and other animals that were left behind, or caught in the storm, are being rescued and cared for by owners, neighbors, and first responders.
Images of the immediate effects of the monster storm in the Philippines, Hong Kong, and parts of southeastern China
Even though Florence has been downgraded to a tropical depression, much more rainfall and flooding have been predicted for already hard-hit regions.
More than a million people are under evacuation orders as Hurricane Florence slowly approaches the coast of North and South Carolina.
Yesterday, the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years tore through the western part of the country with heavy rain and violent winds.
Photos from the scene of a fire that burned through the 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, destroying countless artifacts.
A year ago this weekend, Hurricane Harvey, one of the costliest tropical cyclones in history, roared into Texas and Louisiana.
India’s southern state of Kerala is suffering its worst flooding in a century, with more than one million people displaced, and more than 400 reported deaths in the past two weeks.
On August 14, 2003, more than 50 million people across eight U.S. states and parts of Canada were left without power for days in the most widespread blackout in North American history.
On the Indonesian island of Lombok, near Bali, at least 250 deaths and many hundreds of injuries have been reported, and tens of thousands have been left homeless.
Dry conditions, high temperatures, and strong winds have once more spawned several large and destructive wildfires across the state of California.
Strong winds drove wildfires across the villages, hills, and forests around Athens, Greece, starting on July 23, with authorities blaming the fires for at least 74 deaths.
Over the weekend, sustained heavy rainfall hit parts of western and central Japan, causing flash flooding, setting off landslides, and submerging floodplains.
Over the past week, the lava erupting from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano fissures advanced through two residential subdivisions, wiping out nearly 100 homes.
On June 3, Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala, sending hot pyroclastic flows and heavy ash down its slopes onto nearby villages, killing at least 33 residents.
Since Kilauea volcano began its most recent eruptive activity on Hawaii's Big Island three weeks ago, the situation has evolved and worsened.
Some of the top images from the 16 categories of underwater photography in this year’s competition
A look at the construction of Beijing Daxing International Airport, a massive new transportation facility set to open later this year
Teachers on strike in Los Angeles, “Kiss a Ginger Day” in Ireland, a terror attack in Nairobi, fashion shows in Berlin and Paris, the “No Pants Subway Ride” in New York, and much more
On January 7, a group of 334 competitors began the 41st annual Dakar Rally: a punishing 10-day, 3,000-mile race across the Peruvian desert.