Current building codes do not include the most efficient way to keep houses standing and intact during tornadoes.
Globally, the temperature changed by half a degree Celsius, but it dramatically altered the likelihood of extreme local weather.
As rivers run dry in the Rocky Mountains and the West, it’s easy to wonder where all the snow you see on mountain peaks goes. Some of it ends up in the air, but researchers aren’t sure how much.
If it rains on St Swithin’s day it is believed that it will rain for the rest of summer.
Which is worse, dry heat or wet heat? Both, says an exercise physiologist.
Rain near Japan triggered a heat wave in North America. To know our future, we have a lot to learn about what drives extreme weather.
How do migrants to the UK explore and experience its natural environment – and how does it connect them to their roots?
New research uncovers the impact of weather on the safe operation of common commercial drones.
Here’s how reflective pavement works and what cities need to think about.
One cold winter doesn’t negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won’t help.
Governments must ensure that transport infrastructure is developed with the ability to cope with current and future climatic shifts.
When the weather gets wild, your internet connection can suffer. But other users are as much to blame as the wind and rain
‘Thirsty air’ can create rapid and devastating drought – new research offers hope we might be able to see it coming in advance.
Federal weather scientists are pushing to make the US more ‘weather-ready,’ which could mean prepping for fires, flooding or storms depending on where you live. The common factor: thinking ahead.
Social inequalities worsen storm damage and challenge disaster recovery, increasing class divides over time.
This summer is likely to be hot and dry, but that’s more down to climate change than miserable spring.
Even if you live in the UK, you’re still at risk of skin cancer. Here’s how to stay safe .
Weather on other planets and moons can be much more extreme than on Earth.
The US is shifting to a new set of climate ‘normals’ – data sets averaged over the past 30 years. But normal is a relative concept in a time of climate change.
While land tornadoes are associated with huge supercell thunderstorms, waterspouts can form during smaller storms or even just showers or the presence of the right kind of clouds.