A Seastreak ferry with about 100 on board ran aground near Bushwick Inlet Park in Brooklyn on Saturday, officials said.
Mount Nyiragongo exploded on May 22, leaving hundreds of thousands of displaced people amid threats of new disasters.
After a night of panic and chaos that caused tens of thousands to flee their homes, officials in Goma cautiously declared the emergency over.
The Palisades fire, which remained uncontained on Monday afternoon, forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and hinted at the severity of the state’s drought.
About 80 people in Sibley, Iowa, were ordered to evacuate. It was unclear what exactly the train was carrying or what was burning.
The fire burned through 750 acres in the Topanga Canyon area in Los Angeles County and was at zero percent containment on Saturday night, fire officials said.
The cyclone is expected to make landfall on India’s northwest state of Gujarat on Sunday evening.
The Flag Fire has consumed 600 acres in the Hualapai Mountains in northwestern Arizona and prompted the evacuation of about 200 households, the authorities said.
A Manatee County official said that additional pumps and the rerouting of water from an uncontrolled breach had “successfully mitigated” the risk of collapse.
The authorities on Sunday said they were making progress in draining a leaking wastewater pond south of Tampa but urged residents to heed evacuation warnings.
A potential deluge of nearly 400 million gallons of water from a former phosphate mine threatened homes south of Tampa on Saturday, officials warned.
The state-owned oil company, Pertamina, which operates the refinery on Java island, suggested the fire may have been caused by a lightning strike. No deaths were reported.
Contracting the coronavirus while far from home is a frightening possibility. And sometimes it happens, with consequences that can be deadly.
An evacuation order affected people near the Kaupakalua Reservoir and Dam in the Haiku area of Maui. At least half a dozen homes were damaged or destroyed, officials said.
The temblor was one of three powerful earthquakes that were recorded within eight hours off New Zealand, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Years after the Grenfell Tower fire in London killed 72 people, disabled residents of high-rises worry whether they would be able to evacuate if needed. “We’ve been an afterthought,” one activist says.
Two firefighters were injured on Thursday in Orange County as efforts to contain the Bond fire continued.
After a season of hellish wildfires throughout the West, there is new evidence that climate change and rampant growth are creating perfect breeding grounds for fire.
The governors of Alabama and Mississippi have declared states of emergency, while some parishes in Louisiana are under mandatory evacuation orders.
Strong, gusty winds could hamper firefighting efforts by fanning flames that have already destroyed tens of thousands of acres in the northern part of the state.
The Red Cross has provided more nights of shelter to Americans this year than at any point on record, a sign of the widening human toll of climate change.
Tens of thousands of residents must evacuate their homes, and more than 100 wineries in Napa Valley are at risk of burning.
A hospital in Napa County evacuated patients, and the utility giant PG&E shut off power in some regions as a precaution against dry and windy conditions.
“Might Americans finally be waking up to how climate is about to transform their lives?”
Technological advancements have helped people get information about when to leave and where to go. But some never got the alerts and had to search social media for vital information.
The first step toward a solid evacuation plan is pulling together all the gear you need, before you need it.
After wildfires left them trapped on the shores of a reservoir near Detroit, Ore., dozens of people and nine firefighters mounted a last stand, hoping for a miracle.
As wildfires continue to rip through parts of the West, Oregon is experiencing catastrophic destruction.
The fires have killed at least 17 people, leaving families and communities devastated up and down the West Coast.
In Oregon, where more than 1 million acres have burned, fires have destroyed entire towns and forced 40,000 residents to evacuate.
Firefighters continued to battle blazes along the West Coast that have now charred nearly five million acres. At least 15 people are dead, with dozens still missing.
A tumultuous summer of protests has become a complication in the wildfires raging around Portland.
As wildfires raged up and down the West Coast, officials said one of the most damaging fires in Oregon may have been deliberately set.
Wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington State have killed seven people, with growing fears more have died in towns destroyed throughout the West.
A record 2.5 million acres have burned in California, while entire communities in Oregon and Washington were largely wiped out.
The two pilots who led a weekend rescue, both military veterans, said it was the most challenging flying they have done in their careers.
The authorities warned of record-breaking winds and rainfall from Typhoon Haishen, which has already brought down power lines and disrupted travel in the region.
Hurricane Laura ravaged southwestern Louisiana, leaving weary residents to assess the toll and map a way forward. Some communities may be four weeks away from even getting power back.
In 2005, Hurricane Rita leveled some coastal communities in southwest Louisiana, forcing changes to building codes and attitudes. As Laura approached, the region was ready.
The hurricane is projected to make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border early Thursday, with powerful winds and heavy rains likely as soon as Wednesday afternoon.
Hurricane Laura is expected to hit the coast of Texas and Louisiana near the anniversary of Harvey, one of the most disastrous storms the region has experienced.
The Gulf Coast was largely spared by Tropical Storm Marco, but officials warned that Laura is expected to be much more damaging.
After hours of back-and-forth between Russian doctors and officials, Aleksei A. Navalny was flown to Berlin, where he is being treated at a research hospital.
Thousands of people have fled their homes amid a grueling heat wave, the coronavirus pandemic and air thick with smoke.
The entire city of Healdsburg was told overnight to prepare to flee, while another blaze prompted evacuation orders on the edge of San Jose.
The nation’s most-populated state is facing multiple crises, including 23 major wildfires raging while the daily death toll from the coronavirus is above 100.
The National Weather Service issued an unusual warning on Saturday about the possibility of “a fire-induced tornado.”
Hurricane Hanna prompted officials and residents alike to rethink how and where to ride out a dangerous storm during a pandemic.
Record-breaking rains this week in the country’s southernmost main island, which have killed 62, have shown the vulnerability of people living in nursing homes.
Officials said that at least 15 people were feared dead as a result of the deluge and mudslides that struck the island of Kyushu overnight.