South Carolina's Governor Henry McMaster ordered the evacuation of much of the state's coast as people wait for Florence to hit. The hurricane has been downgraded from a Category 4 storm to Category 2, but residents are still anxious.
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said out of the 800 cleared for the pull out, 422 White Helmets volunteers and their families have been evacuated. The operation has received international praise.
More than 100 buses arrived on Wednesday to transport residents and fighters overnight from the villages to nearby government-held territory in Aleppo province.
Emergency services scrambled to evacuate areas around the Fuego volcano, which erupted again with the death toll having climbed to 75. Almost 200 people have been reported missing.
Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano threatened highways after two more fissures opened in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 19.
As a mass evacuation continues from eastern Ghouta to Idlib under a Russian-brokered deal also guaranteed safety for remaining civilians, medics who have been systematically attacked in hospitals have no option but to leave.
Eastern Ghouta was the opposition's final stronghold on the edge of Damascus, but beleaguered opposition groups are now left with less than 10 percent of their one-time bastion.
At least 77 people were injured on Monday after a floor collapsed at the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta. An investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.
A state of emergency has been declared after severe storms brought on heavy flooding which resulted in hundreds of homes being evacuated in parts of New Zealand.
Firefighters are struggling with several forest fires, while some houses near Montenegro's coastal city of Herceg Novi were evacuated.
It is the first state of emergency that has been declared in the province since 2003.
As Cape Town recovers from heavy storms with gale force winds and flash floods, authorities evacuate at least 10,000 people from Knysna as wild fires being accelerated by strong winds wreak havoc.
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