A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Kodiak, Alaska, this morning. A tsunami warning is in effect for parts of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada.
Find out everything there is to know about natural disasters and stay updated on the latest weather news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and natural disaster pictures at LiveScience. Learn more about devastation caused by weather as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about natural disasters.
A magnitude-4.4 earthquake just hit Delaware Bay, Delaware, surprising people in The First State, a place typically unaccustomed to tremblers.
Hurricane Harvey, over the course of five days, dumped an unprecedented level of rainfall expected based on probabilities.
Saturated media coverage of hurricanes like Harvey and Irma can make it seem like disasters happen all the time. Is the frequency of billion-dollar disasters really rising?
Experts predict that Irma will remain a hurricane though Monday morning (Sept. 11), and perhaps longer.
Today, September 10, the is the likeliest day to have a hurricane, according to weather prediction models.
Space and weather agencies are sending data to the National Hurricane Center to issue warnings and forecasts about Irma's potential for destruction in the Caribbean Sea.
Friday morning saw Irma downgraded to a Category 4 hurricane. But don't relax just yet — it's still a powerful and potentially deadly beast of a storm.