Mudslides in eastern Mexico have killed at least 38 people over the weekend.
Storm warnings remained in place in the Philippines on Monday – although Typhoon Nock-ten, which caused at least four deaths over Christmas, had lost most of its intensity.
Bolivia’s once second largest lake is now completely dry after the worst drought in a quarter of a century.
Every 10 to 15 minutes, new patients arrive at hospitals around Haiti, exhausted because of the upsurge in cholera cases in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
Hurricane Matthew is battering the Florida coastline with relentless wind and rain.
Los Angeles – California (USA) - Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken Southern California.
At least three people have been killed and about a thousand evacuated after wildfires engulfed parts of Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira.