Scientists have discovered Herculaneum victims of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius were blasted with such extreme heat that their soft tissue disappeared.
An unexpected tornado caused significant damage in Gaylord, Michigan, on Friday, leveling local buildings and causing at least one death and multiple injuries.
At least a dozen houses in Laguna Niguel, California, have been destroyed by a fast-moving fire on Wednesday.
More than 2,000 natural disasters have been declared across the United States in the last 70 years.
The fire has spread rapidly due to "extremely high winds" and is now estimated to cover over 6,000 acres.
The National Weather Service rated the tornado an EF-3 on the Enhanced Fujita scale. At least seven people were injured and two are in critical condition.
Clint Murphy said his 70-year-old immobile father was found "just sitting there" on the edge of his bed.
At least eight people have been rescued so far after the landslide buried 60 to 80 homes in the La Libertad area.
Peruvian news outlets estimate that somewhere between 60 to 80 homes have been buried in the landslide.
Earthquake engineering expert Keith Porter has said "we don't know when" a destructive event will occur in the region but "it will happen."
Rhesus monkeys were found to have changed at the molecular level following Hurricane Maria.
Three of Tonga's smaller islands were nearly completely destroyed after 49-foot tsunami waves were triggered by an underwater volcanic eruption on Saturday.
Up to 80,000 people could be without power for weeks in the nation following the natural disaster.
Thousands of temporary housing trailers have been sent out across Louisiana as thousands in the state continue to recover from last year's Hurricane Ida.
The U.S. reported the hottest December on record with an average temperature of 39.3 degrees, 6.7 degrees higher than the average temperature.
The first financial estimation of the damage caused by the Dec. 30 fire included an updated total of nearly 1,100 buildings destroyed by the fire.
The fire that tore through part of Colorado last week destroyed nearly 1,000 buildings and forced the evacuation of about 35,000 people.
Hundreds of homes and businesses have been destroyed by what's already been called the most destructive fire in Colorado history.
Torrential rains have caused the worst flooding in Malaysia since 2014 leaving at least 48 dead and forcing the 63 and 62-year-olds to share a refuge with a reptile intruder.
The Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on September 19, causing widespread destruction.
A mound of dirt and waste from other mines slid off a cliff and fell nearly 200 feet, striking many of the miners.
Arthur Yap, governor of Bohol province, said if the government does not send more food and aid, his residents might get desperate and hungry and start looting.
Before it exited into the South China Sea on Friday, Typhoon Rai walloped the group of islands with sustained winds of 121 mph and gusts as high as 168 mph.
"I felt the shaking of the house. Next thing I knew, the tub had lifted and it was out of my hands," recalled grandmother Clara Lutz.
A continuing rebuild has turned Greensburg into one of the nation's greenest cities.
Deanna Badillo's home in Mayfield was destroyed in the tornado outbreak that killed at least 88 people.
One died at the factory that collapsed while sheltering in a bathroom. Another might have too but for a colleague needing help after losing some keys.
The GOP senator previously voted against disaster relief for Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Sandy.