Massive floods in Australia strand hundreds, prompt crocodile warnings

The flooding from the exceptional rainfall in Queensland forced hundreds of evacuations.

By Scott DanceDecember 18, 2023

Atlantic hurricane season is over. Here are 5 things that stood out.

It was more active than normal for the seventh time in eight years.

By Matthew CappucciNovember 30, 2023

Deadly Black Sea storm unleashes giant waves, flooding and heavy snow

At least four deaths and more than a dozen injuries were reported. Ukraine, southern Russia and northern Greece were particularly hard hit.

By Dan StillmanNovember 27, 2023

Why your weather forecasts may soon become more accurate

Google has produced a weather forecasting model using artificial intelligence with better accuracy, faster speed and lower costs, study finds.

By Dan StillmanNovember 14, 2023

At least 27 dead after Hurricane Otis batters Acapulco

With winds of 165 mph, the intense Category 5 storm stripped buildings to their skeletons, flooded hotels and buried highways in fallen trees and mud.

By Lorena Rios, Mary Beth Sheridan and Amudalat AjasaOctober 26, 2023

Otis dissipates after cutting communication to Acapulco as Category 5 hurricane

Otis intensified in hours from a tropical storm to Category 5 hurricane, the fastest strengthening on record in the northeast Pacific. Follow live updates.

By Jason Samenow, Mary Beth Sheridan, Justine McDaniel, Scott Dance, Amudalat Ajasa, Dan Stillman, Ian Livingston and María Luisa PaúlOctober 25, 2023

How Hurricane Otis stunned forecasters with its leap to a Category 5

Forecasters didn’t even anticipate Otis would become a hurricane. Then it broke all-time records.

By Matthew Cappucci and Jason SamenowOctober 25, 2023

Tropical Storm Otis tracker: Map and projected storm path

We’re tracking the path of Hurricane Otis. Explore our maps, forecasts and predictions of the storm.

By Dylan Moriarty, Aditya Jain and Emily M. EngOctober 25, 2023

Hurricane Otis makes landfall near Acapulco as Category 5 storm

“A nightmare scenario is unfolding for southern Mexico,” the National Hurricane Center wrote of the northeastern Pacific’s fastest storm-strengthening on record.

By Jason Samenow and Kelsey AblesOctober 25, 2023

Tropical cyclones have erupted in nearly all of the world’s ocean basins

Six tropical cyclones were churning across the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian ocean basins — and all of them were affecting land or will soon.

By Matthew CappucciOctober 24, 2023

Tracking the path of Hurricane Tammy

Hurricane Tammy, which formed in the central Atlantic, is expected to bring heavy rainfall to parts of the Caribbean, with potential for flash flooding and mudslides in higher terrain areas.

By Nick Mourtoupalas, Dylan Moriarty and Aditya JainOctober 23, 2023

Tropical storms and hurricanes still roam the Atlantic and Pacific

Forecasters are monitoring Hurricane Tammy in the Atlantic while Otis is set to become the fourth tropical storm to make landfall in Mexico this month in the Pacific.

By Matthew CappucciOctober 23, 2023

Hurricane Norma tracker: Map and projected storm path

Hurricane Norma is expected to bring heavy rainfall to parts of Mexico, with potential for flash flooding and mudslides in higher terrain areas.

By Dylan Moriarty and Aditya JainOctober 22, 2023

Tammy strikes Lesser Antilles while Norma lashes Cabo San Lucas

The dual Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes show the season is still not over.

By Matthew CappucciOctober 21, 2023

Tammy becomes hurricane near Caribbean while Norma approaches Mexico

The Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes could both produce flooding rains over land areas into the weekend.

By Dan StillmanOctober 20, 2023

Atlantic hurricanes intensifying faster, more frequently, research finds

Studies like this will be crucial in unlocking puzzles regarding intensity fluctuations in tropical cyclones.

By Ian LivingstonOctober 19, 2023

Tropical storm Norma threatens Cabo San Lucas as Atlantic system eyes Puerto Rico

Norma will continue to meander north, probably approaching Cabo San Lucas into the weekend. It’s too early to know specifics about rain, wind or surge impacts.

By Matthew CappucciOctober 18, 2023

When will the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season finally be over?

A meteorological look into the current state of the season, and if more systems are likely to develop.

By Matthew CappucciOctober 17, 2023

Category 5 typhoon in Pacific sees winds leap 95 mph in 24 hours

Super Typhoon Bolaven became the planet’s second-strongest storm this year, with 180 mph winds. It could affect weather patterns in North America.

By Matthew CappucciOctober 11, 2023

Category 4 Hurricane Lidia slams into western coast of Mexico

The storm’s peak winds leaped 70 mph in the 24 hours before coming ashore about 35 miles south-southwest of Puerto Vallarta.

By Ian LivingstonOctober 10, 2023