People have been told to leave The Pines in southeast Queensland as crews battle a fast-moving bushfire, with an emergency warning in place.
As floods, cyclones and bushfires become more ferocious, costs to home-owners could double by 2050 without changes to the construction code, an analysis shows.
People who have left the vicinity of an out-of-control bushfire in Queensland's Fraser Coast region have been warned to stay away as conditions remain unsafe.
Australia's governments and emergency agencies are being stress-tested ahead of a drier and hotter summer that carries the potential of devastating bushfires.
Fire crews remain on high alert as unseasonably hot spring weather sends temperatures soaring to almost 40C in parts of Queensland.
Bushfires are burning across a number of states as a heatwave is forecast to move into Queensland and the Northern Territory, sparking a wave of warnings.
Hundreds of people have gathered in Libya's flood-hit city of Derna protesting against the local council and demanding unification of the war-torn country.
With Queensland already battling an early start to bushfire season and a heatwave creeping north, the state's authorities are confident they are prepared.
A war monitoring group says dozens of Syrians who fled war at home are among the thousands killed and missing in disastrous flooding in Libya
The UN has warned people in Libya need shelter, food, primary medical care because of the worry of cholera, and clean water following catastrophic floods.
Around 10,000 people are feared missing after devastating flooding in Libya following a fierce storm.
Tricky weather conditions mean hazard reduction burns in NSW and other areas are behind schedule, sparking concern among firies about the upcoming fire season.
Joe Biden has landed in Hawaii and headed straight for a helicopter tour of burned-out areas of Maui with first lady Jill Biden.
Emergency workers are painting X's on buildings to signal a search for bodies and HR to show they found human remains in the Hawaiian town levelled by fire.
Insurance affordability and the handling of claims after devastating floods in several states in 2022 will be examined in a parliamentary hearing.
A citizen science project hopes to use artificial intelligence in combating, predicting and monitoring bushfires across Australia
Australia potentially faces a return to destructive bushfire seasons as conditions shift towards less extreme rainfall and rising extreme temperatures.
Greek broadcaster ERT says 10 per cent of the island of Rhodes' land area has burned while two pilots have died after their plane fighting wildfires crashed.
Residents of the flood-hit northern NSW town of Lismore are feeling abandoned by governments following sluggish recovery efforts.
ANZ is promising to establish a major tech hub in Brisbane while Suncorp says it will establish a new disaster response centre at its headquarters there.
The federal minister for local government says councils are being helped to build climate resilience and mitigate the effects of natural disasters.
Allies from around the world have promised to increase their help to Canada in its fight against hundreds of blazes that have swept through the country.
A low pressure trough and cold front are bringing heavy rains across Victoria, causing flooding in parts of the state.
About 3.8 million hectares have already been burned as hundreds of out-of-control wildfires rage across Canada, blanketing US cities in smoke.
State and federal Labor leaders have used a party conference in Queensland to announce funding to protect homes from disasters and invest in renewable energy.
Remote communities on red alert have been urged to be vigilant as Cyclone Ilsa continues to track inland bearing destructive wind and rain.
Queensland researchers have taken the torch to a bushfire safety room to see whether it can withstand being completely immersed in flames.
The leaders of two outback Queensland towns will meet with the prime minister over help to repair their flood-ravaged far north communities.
The UN secretary-general says developed nations like Australia must bring forward their net-zero timelines by a decade, given the latest climate change report.
Record flood levels continue to recede in northwest Queensland, and more government support is on offer as residents begin a mammoth recovery.
A man who was struck by lightning in southeast Queensland has been taken to hospital in a critical condition.