The Environment Ministry warns of a high likelihood of urban flooding, rivers overtopping their banks and the swamping of agricultural land.
Officials reopen shoreline in Huntington Beach as water quality tests show no detectable levels of oil-associated toxins, nine days after an undersea pipeline leaked crude oil into the ocean.
Indonesia's disaster management agency said it had recorded 130 deaths in a cluster of remote islands near East Timor, where another 27 have been officially listed as dead.
On average, Tokyo's cherry trees reach full bloom on April 2. This year, the capital's cherry blossom peaked on March 22, a day slower than the earliest logged in 2002.
An offshore oil leak has injured marine wildlife and closed beaches in one of the worst oil spills in the country’s history. Authorities say it could take months or years to clean up.
Rescuers are combing through muck-filled ravines and valleys for survivors after the sudden collapse of a Himalayan glacier triggered massive flooding in northern India.
The quake produced powerful shaking along parts of Japan's eastern coast, and was felt strongly in Tokyo, but triggered no tsunami alert.
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a drop in demand and prices like never before. Here’s how global oil giants are dealing with the mounting losses.
Sri Lanka and southern India battened down the hatches for a second time this week as another cyclone approaches from Bay of Bengal.
Vamco gains strength as authorities shift more than 12,000 villagers to evacuation centres.
The number of dolphins washed up dead near a Mauritius oil spill site increased to 38 on Friday, a government official says.
A major environmental, humanitarian and economic disaster lies in wait in the Red Sea - and there's only a tiny window of opportunity to prevent it.
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