Pakistan’s dire floods signal global climate crisis, PM tells UN

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif warned on Friday that his country’s worst-ever floods were a sign of climate catastrophes to come around the world, as he urged justice for developing nations that bear little responsibility for warming. Unprecedented monsoon downpours flooded a third of the country — an area the size of the United Kingdom […]

Thousands evacuate as Sydney sees worst floods in decades


State Emergency Service personnel carry out an operation during severe flooding in Sydney Reuters Around 18,000 residents were told to evacuate their homes, as days of relentless rainfall caused rivers in Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales Torrential downpours lashed Australia’s east on Monday, forcing thousands to flee the worst flooding in decades and […]