The UN says the global COVID-19 pandemic did not slow climate change and the world remains behind in its battle to cut carbon emissions.
Typhoon Chanthu has remained offshore from Shanghai, allowing flights and train services to resume in the commercial hub.
New Orleans has lifted its curfew and is almost back to full power following the destructive Hurricane Ida, but the city has recorded 11 more deaths.
Kevin McGill and Meinda Deslatte
Typhoon Conson has hit the eastern Philippines, causing power cuts in several provinces.
Hurricane Ida's death toll has risen at least 50 people in the northeastern US, while at least 13 have died in Lousiana, where thousands remain without power.
Parts of the US have started their Labor Day holiday weekend digging through debris left by Hurricane Ida, which killed more than 44 people.
US President Joe Biden says recent extreme weather events - like Hurricane Ida and the California wildfires - are a sign the climate is in crisis.
Darlene Superville and Josh Boak
At least 25 people have died after remnants of Hurricane Ida lashed the north-east of the US with unprecedented heavy rain.
Record-breaking rains from tropical storm Ida have led to flooding in New Jersey and New York.
Evacuees who fled hurricane Ida in southern Louisiana are being urged not to return home because of a lack of electricity, drinking water and hospital care.
Devika Krishna Kumar
Tropical Storm Ida has made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina killed more than 1800 people in 2005.
Devika Krishna Kumar and Brendan O'Brien
It may officially be spring this week, but winter is not going anywhere in Perth.
Afghan farmers are struggling with a severe drought as well as political instability and will need aid, the UN's food organisation says.
A mudslide has engulfed four people in southwestern Japan as torrential rain lashes the region.
A South West woman is in a critical condition after a tree fell and crushed her car during wild weather that has caused havoc across the bottom half of the State.
About 11,000 homes and businesses lost power across WA and nearly 100 pleas for help were made to State Emergency Service crews for storm damage since Monday morning.
The wild weather is set to continue battering the city and the south west of the State this afternoon, and locals have been warned to immediately take action to stay safe.
Damaging winds and possible hail are set to batter Perth and the south west of the State today and locals have been warned to immediately take action to stay safe.
Motorists should brace for a storm and possible hail during their drive home this afternoon with a strong cold front set to sweep over Perth just in time for the peak hour commuter rush.
A record number of storm-damage claims were lodged with the RAC after Perth was battered by one of the wildest Julys in recent history.
Take one last look at that glorious sun, Perth… because cold and wet conditions are back just in time for the weekend (sigh).
A lightning strike in Bangladesh has killed 15 people on their way to a wedding.
The State Emergency Service has received more than 48 calls for help in the past 24 hours, with the storm damage stretching from Two Rocks down to Albany.
Sarah Steger, Kate Phillips & Bryce Luff
Residents in the State’s South West, including Perth, have been told to take action now as a strong cold front bringing severe thunderstorms approaches.
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