LEWISTON, Maine - After a hot, dry spring, federal authorities declared a moderate drought Thursday for most of the Androscoggin and Kennebec river watersheds as well as northern New Hampshire and Vermont.
NEWBURYPORT — It's a hot job and somebody's got to do it. Gino Spero, the owner of Refined Roofing in Hampstead, New Hampshire, and his nine-man crew spent Monday and Tuesday working in scorching heat on a commercial roof replacement on top of 3 Water St.
KOLKATA, India — More than 150,000 people were left homeless in the aftermath of a cyclone that unleashed storm surges in eastern India and Bangladesh, officials said on Thursday, with heavy rains hampering relief work in some low-lying coastal areas.
NAIROBI - Fifteen people have died after a volcano eruption in Congo late Saturday that turned the sky above a fearsome red and sent thousands fleeing from a city that was devastated by lava flows in 2002 and 1977.
Climate change is making hurricanes bigger and stronger, and it may soon push them farther north. Yet Canada's homeowners, businesses and insurers underestimate that escalating risk, according to one of the world's leading reinsurance firms.