Hundreds of thousands of residents within a 10-mile radius of the volcano are now being evacuated.
Volunteers and crews from Australia’s National Parks and Wildlife Service have been doing what they can to help some of the kangaroos, koalas, lizards, and birds that can be rescued and treated.
Images from parts of hard-hit Australia, still caught in a months-long wildfire disaster
A look at the nightmarish conditions across Southeast Australia, where record-setting heat and powerful winds have spawned more than 100 bushfires.
Images of the devastating bushfires in southeastern Australia over the past few weeks, and of those coping with the disaster
A record-setting acqua alta has left much of Venice submerged, following stormy conditions blowing in from the Adriatic Sea.
Extreme winds and dry conditions are driving several wildfires across the state, forcing thousands to evacuate.
Images of the damage and immediate recovery work taking place in Japan after its worst storm in decades
Recent images of the hard-hit islands of the Abacos and Grand Bahama, as residents receive aid, recover what they can, and contemplate their next steps
Early images of the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl across the Bahamas
Several fires in the Castelo Branco region injured dozens before being largely contained.
Thirty-three years ago, a series of explosions destroyed Chernobyl’s reactor No. 4, starting a blaze that burned for 10 days and sent a plume of radiation around the world—and that was just the beginning of the disaster.
Images of some of the cities and towns affected by this record-breaking tornado outbreak over the past 13 days
Investigators and photographers were able to get a first look at the damaged interior.
A massive fire burned through the roof of one of Europe’s most visited historic landmarks today.
Last week, one of the most devastating storms to hit Africa in decades killed more than 750 people and destroyed thousands of structures, roads, and farms.
Snowmelt and last week’s “bomb cyclone” have overwhelmed rivers in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and neighboring states, causing widespread flooding that has broken dozens of records and cost at least three lives.
On March 3, a monster of a tornado left a path of destruction more than 20 miles long in Lee County, Alabama.
Efforts to find remaining survivors have ramped up in Brumadinho, Brazil, four days after the collapse of a dam released a torrent of sludgy iron-ore waste, killing dozens.
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.
Thousands gathered around Virginia’s state capitol to protest proposed gun-control laws.
A few glimpses into the lush, often historic features of Georgia, and some of the animals and people that call it home
A bull-taming festival in India, icy purification in Tokyo, locusts in Ethiopia, illuminated hats in Switzerland, a coming-of-age ceremony in Tokyo, bushfires in Australia, and much more.
Images of some of the 560 competitors taking part in a 12-day, 4,660-mile (7,500-kilometer) off-roading adventure held entirely in Saudi Arabia this year.