Springfield, Mass., has been hit by a tornado, a microburst, and tremors from the Virginia earthquake since June. Now, hurricane Irene could be tracking toward the city.
Allstate reports $620 million loss due to string of natural catastrophes. Allstate manages to raise insurance rates in 18 states.
Flooding, droughts, tornadoes – it's been a crazy spring. Is there anything behind these extreme weather events?
Parkersburg paired FEMA aid with small-town work ethic to rebuild. It could be a template for other tornado-damaged towns.
Parkersburg residents dug through debris searching for belongings in the wake of a tornado in 2008 that left a trail of destruction 43 miles long and a mile wide.
A three-year-old boy holds a flower to give to US Senator John McCain before his visit to an HIV/AIDS hospice, founded by a member of National League for Democracy (NLD) party, in Yangon, Myanmar. McCain is in the country on an official visit to strengthen bilateral relations and is expected to meet pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
At least two tornadoes tore through communities in western and central Massachusetts Wednesday, killing four and injuring 200. They make 2011 the deadliest year for US tornadoes since 1950.
East coast tornado: Residents of 18 communities in central and western Massachusetts woke to widespread damage Thursday, a day after at least two late-afternoon tornadoes shocked emergency officials with their suddenness and violence.
On June 2, people walk by damage caused by a tornado in Brimfield, Mass. Tornadoes hit central and western Massachusetts on June 1, killing four people.
Tornadoes hit Massachusetts, Wednesday, tearing through western and central parts of the state and killing 4 people.