The wildfires raging across northern California are already the most fatal in the state's history; at least 40 people are dead and thousands of homes have been razed.
California's fire chief says at least 1,500 homes and commercial buildings have been destroyed in wildfires ripping through Northern California. (Oct. 9) AP
Wildfires destroy 1,500 structures and large swaths of northern California wine country as powerful winds fuel ‘an inferno like you’ve never seen before’
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Hurricane Nate has made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) says.
US states in the Gulf of Mexico are again on a state of alert as Hurricane Nate heads towards them.
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Japan's space agency has released the first images taken by a drone it operates on the International Space Station (ISS).
One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from Antarctica.