Dozens are dead and as much as two-thirds of the country has been affected as Mexico has been battered by a series of tropical storms this week. Host Aaron Schachter gets the latest from reporter Jennifer Collins in Mexico City.
It seems like an easy question, where in the world has the hottest temperature been recorded? Well think again. There's actually been a lot of dispute. It's rumored to have even caused some bar fights.
A blast of frigid Antarctic air has brought snow to much of Southern Brazil. This coincides with the official visit by Pope Francis, and comes on the heels of mass demonstrations against the government. All this has made it a wild winter.
Toronto was slammed with a record-setting thunderstorm this week. It unleashed flash floods that caused havoc in the Canadian city. Anchor Marco Werman gets the details from CBC reporter Laura Lynch in Toronto.
Rescue helicopters in southern Germany have been plucking families from rooftops as floodwaters continue to threaten the town of Deggendorf. Thousands of people were moved from the town after levees along the Danube and Isar rivers broke.
There is heavy flooding in several countries in central Europe. Parts of the Czech capital, Prague, are underwater including about half of the city's famous zoo. Anchor Marco Werman hears about an amazing animal rescue from zoo spokesman, Michal Stastny.
Rescue efforts continued Tuesday to uncover survivors from the tornado that came through Moore, OK. It has been preliminarily declared a category F4, that is Fujita Scale 4. The system of rating was developed by Ted Fujita, a scientist from Japan.
A massive winter storm slammed huge swaths of the country this week with snow and freezing rain. And the worst may be yet to come. Stephen Fybish, a weather historian, says he predicted this would be a rough winter back in 2003.
Here to talk about this year's unusual Groundhog Day is Lee Haus, the Haaptmann (or president) of the Grastoddy Lodge. Bruce Sullivan, senior meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Camp Springs, Md. has an update on the weather.
Our Geo Quiz comes straight out of the news this time: a massive cyclone is battering northeastern Australia. The storm is impacting a part of the state to the north of areas hit by massive flooding recently. What's the name of the Australian state?
The Geo Quiz is making a pilgrimage of sorts. We're looking for a tiny, tidal island, right off the coast of Normandy in France. A government plan to erect wind turbines nearby is now threatening its status as a World Heritage Site.
For today's Geo Quiz: The Yukon Quest is under way. 25 mushers and their sled dogs left Whitehorse in Canada's Yukon Territory on Sunday. They're headed northwest to Fairbanks, Alaska — 1,000 miles away, as the dogs run. Where's the halfway poi
Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on how some Russians escape the winter blues with the help of zoo animals. Russia's long, cold and dark winters have been linked with high rates of depression and stress.
Today's answer is Ladakh, a region in the India-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is where Pashmina goats can be found. Their soft wool is prized around the world. This year, severe winter conditions are threatening the goats. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Altaf Hussein.
Our daily Geo Quiz is about sand storms over the Atlantic Ocean. The question is: where does the sand come from? Anchor Marco Werman gets the answer from Eric Achterberg, a researcher who's just back from a boat trip to study the storms. He says the sand comes from the Sahara Desert in Africa.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports that Spain is struggling to cope with a severe drought, and the problem has led to water shortages, and in the Mediterranean port city of Barcelona, to a plan to bring in drinking water via tanker ships.
Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name one of Norway's northernmost towns, on the island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean. The answer is Longyearbyen. Residents there have just emerged from their long "polar
night" when the sun never rises for months. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Irene Gustafson, a tourism specialist in the Norwegian town.