Storms come more often and the sea is rising, says an activist in Bangladesh. Crops are being ruined. Here's how one village is handling the situation.
It's rare for a tropical cyclone this intense to come through the Arabian Sea, but warming ocean temperatures due to climate change are making these natural disasters more common.
At least 16 people have been killed by Cyclone Tauktae, the most powerful storm to hit India's west coast in decades. Among those evacuated to higher ground were COVID-19 patients.
Category 2 Cyclone Seroja raked the area as the storm tracked on a course for Western Australia, dumping heavy rain on the islands and triggering mudslides that buried homes and people.
The storm, with maximum wind speeds that made it the most powerful of the year, made landfall on the populous island of Luzon on Sunday and is weakening as it heads toward Vietnam.
Focus more on water, less on wind and beware the cone of uncertainty. Here's a simple guide for understanding hurricane risks.