More than 5,000 hogs die as North Carolina farms are swamped. In a related development, release of waste pit contents poses an environmental threat.
Tens of thousands are ordered evacuated from North Carolina communities as rivers are projected to burst their banks and roads to Wilmington are cut off.
There was a plan to save Cairo, Ill., from flooding. But when the rains came, so did hesitance.
Waterlogged hillsides are dangerous. For those who live on them, or further downhill, they can be life-threatening.
Flooding forced evacuations on some islands but damage appears less than feared, despite historic amounts of rain.
Scientists complete the most detailed mass observation of the southern continent so far, and deliver ominous findings.
As the monsoon season begins, the country is already experiencing some of the fastest-recorded sea level rises in the world, according to a report by the U.K.'s Environmental Justice Foundation.
People on low-lying coral atolls need not wait until the rising seas lap at their feet. It’s the island freshwater that is first at risk.
"... [M]itigating future climate change must be accompanied by adapting to the climate change we have already caused. Doing nothing will be dangerous," one researcher warns.
As France suffers its heaviest rains in 50 years, the inhabitants and tourists of the capital cope with an overflow of the Seine. The Louvre Museum has closed its bottom floor in response to the threat.