Rapidly growing wildfire has engulfed areas of California, leaving 31 dead and hundreds homeless. It is now the most destructive fire in the state’s history.
The Garden Route fire has been burning for two weeks now, leaving in its wake a trail of destruction. Those tackling the blaze have been up against it.
The most powerful hurricane to ever hit Florida is leaving a trail of devastation in its wake, as it floods towns and snaps trees like twigs.
In preparation for Hurricane Florence, people living on the Carolina coast were warned to prepare for “the storm of a lifetime”.
Hurricane Florence is causing havoc on America’s east coast, as is evident in the videos and live feeds currently doing the rounds on YouTube and social media.
Hurricane Florence is due to smash into America’s east coast shortly, and more than a million people have been evacuated ahead of landfall.
Breathtaking images of Typhoon Jebi, one of the strongest storms to hit the country in 25 years, show the extreme power of nature as Japan battles the elements.
An associate professor of civil engineering made a chilling prediction back in 2016, but his words were never heeded. Yesterday, tragedy struck.
Three people are dead, and nearly 70 injured, in a huge explosion on an Italian motorway. Some of the footage is pretty intense.
The worst wildfires in Greece’s history have been raging on both sides of Athens since Monday, forcing thousands of locals and tourists to evacuate.
A group of cats were caught on video reacting to an earthquake, but before it had actually begun. Do they know something that we don’t?
Table View is renowned for being a little gusty, which has created a problem for those driving along the coastal road. Up in Durban, the issue is somewhat different.
After lying dormant for 400 years, Mount Sinabung’s fourth eruption yesterday let off a whole lot of steam, ash and lava. Like something out of a movie, really.
We have all seen the bleak images of Theewaterskloof Dam, but seeing images of the dam from space is a whole lot more harrowing.
By now I’m pretty sure we’re all letting it mellow, but can you top up your cistern with sea water? The City of Cape Town responds to some frequently asked questions.
The City of Cape Town has just released a detailed operations plan for Day Zero, and just when you think you’ve cracked 50 litres a day the screws tighten further.
Everyone wants to know how we’ve arrived at this mess. Well, back in 1990, some folks in the know were already sounding the alarm bells.
The ticking time bomb that is the end of the world as we know it has nudged closer to midnight. If you guessed that’s a bad thing, then you get a gold star.
As we near Day Zero, boreholes are coming under increased scrutiny. It pays to have one in the back garden, but there are still rules in place regarding usage.
The stockpiling begins now, and there’s money to be made in selling bottled water. If you’re wondering how the supply will hold up then here’s what we know.
The panic has well and truly set in – for most, at least. Are you one of the Mother City residents who’s not playing by the rules?
Mount Mayon is due for a major eruption, and over the past while it’s been warming up with a steady stream of ash and lava. Doesn’t make for a good night’s rest.
As of February 1, Capetonians must drop from 87 litres of water a day to 50 litres a day. Let’s take a look at just how tough that’s going to be.
As “day zero” approaches, the Cape’s most prominent natural water resource is being abused – giving us a glimpse into the future of what desperation in a dry city will look like.
Across the southern California region, a number of fires rage on. Thus far they have destroyed more than 100 000 acres of land, and show no sign of slowing down.