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Yukon forecast shows return to 'normal' wildfire season after busy 2023: officials

Yukon forecast shows return to 'normal' wildfire season after busy 2023: officials

WHITEHORSE — Yukon government officials are expecting a much more conventional wildfire season this year after dealing with hundreds of fires in 2023.
Key Phoenix-to-Las Vegas highway reopens after wildfire claims 6 homes near historic Arizona town

Key Phoenix-to-Las Vegas highway reopens after wildfire claims 6 homes near historic Arizona town

PHOENIX (AP) — A wildfire near a historic old Arizona mining town destroyed at least six homes, prompted overnight evacuations and closed the main highway between Phoenix and Las Vegas for nearly 23 hours, but an army of firefighters was working Thur
Several parts of Ontario under tornado watches: Environment Canada

Several parts of Ontario under tornado watches: Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued tornado watches for several parts of Ontario, including communities north and east of Toronto.
Stalled cars in flooded streets leave South Florida looking like a scene from a zombie movie

Stalled cars in flooded streets leave South Florida looking like a scene from a zombie movie

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
What to know about a series of storms that has swamped South Florida with flash floods

What to know about a series of storms that has swamped South Florida with flash floods

A series of storms flowing from the Gulf of Mexico swamped South Florida with flash floods that stalled cars, forced the cancellation of dozens of flights and generally made life miserable for tens of thousands of people.
Bye bye, El Nino. Cooler hurricane-helping La Nina to replace the phenomenon that adds heat to Earth

Bye bye, El Nino. Cooler hurricane-helping La Nina to replace the phenomenon that adds heat to Earth

The strong El Nino weather condition that added a bit of extra heat to already record warm global temperatures is gone. It's cool flip side, La Nina, is likely to breeze in just in time for peak Atlantic hurricane season, federal meteorologists said.
Florida's 2024 hurricane season arrives with a rainy deluge

Florida's 2024 hurricane season arrives with a rainy deluge

Dangerous flooding from a tropical disturbance inundated much of southern Florida on Wednesday, blocking roads, floating vehicles and delaying the Florida Panthers on their way to Stanley Cup games in Canada against the Edmonton Oilers.
B.C. wildfire risk expected to spike this summer after mild spring mitigates blazes

B.C. wildfire risk expected to spike this summer after mild spring mitigates blazes

VANCOUVER — Federal and British Columbia officials have confirmed a less dire start to this year's Canadian wildfire season when compared with last year, but forecasters are warning of renewed risks as the summer heat approaches.
Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

OTTAWA — While the wildfire season has been less dire so far this year than 2023, hot, dry weather means conditions are ripe for an above average fire season across most of Canada, the national fire forecast said Wednesday.
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake in southwestern South Korea cracks walls and leaves other minor damage

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake in southwestern South Korea cracks walls and leaves other minor damage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake cracked walls, spilled items from store shelves and caused other minor damage in a fishing community in southwestern South Korea on Wednesday, but no injuries have been reported.
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