As Houston shows, it's not only America's coastal counties that can experience catastrophic flooding, yet greater public awareness of inland dangers is still needed.
The rainfall totals and flooding are breaking records.
Scientists find hailstorms will become less frequent—but their size and potential for damage will increase significantly.
May and June are peak months for tornadoes in North America—meteorologists explain why they happen and where to hide when they do.
Authorities said they averted the immediate danger of a catastrophic failure - one capable of unleashing a wall of water three stories tall on towns below.
The storm led to a pause in fighting in Syria, according to reports.
Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has come under criticism for his slow response