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California utility PG&E to pay $55 million over 2 massive wildfires

 A back fire set by fire fighters burns a hillside near PG&E power lines during firefighting operations to battle the Kincade Fire in Healdsburg, California on October 26, 2019.
A backfire set by firefighters burning at a hillside near PG&E power lines during firefighting operations to battle the Kincade Fire in Healdsburg, California, in October 2019. Photo: Philip Pacheco/AFP via Getty Images

California's driest start to the year sparks water, wildfire concerns

National Weather Service faces helium shortage for weather balloons

Illustration of helium gas tanks falling over like dominos.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Australia's second round of flooding this month triggers fresh evacuations

 Flooded farm buildings and crates on March 29, 2022 in Ballina, Australia.
Flooded farm buildings and crates in Ballina in New South Wales, Australia, on Tuesday. Photo: James D. Morgan/Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Mar 26, 2022 - Science

Taal volcano forces evacuation in Philippines

Residents living near Taal volcano evacuate to a public school in Laurel, Batangas, on March 26, 2022
Residents living near Taal volcano evacuate to a public school in Laurel, Batangas, on March 26. Photo: Jam Sta Rosa/AFP via Getty Images

Extreme weather prompts UN early warnings push

Animated illustration of a siren flashing on top of an umbrella.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

Summer forecast: Fewer weather delays at the airport

Radar image of flight traffic and weather near Chicago.
FAA data shows the effect of weather on flight arrivals (pink) and departures (yellow) in Chicago. Photo courtesy of FAA

Thousands without power after deadly tornado strikes New Orleans area

 A tornado-damaged home is seen on March 22, 2022 in Round Rock, Texas.
A tornado-damaged home is seen on March 22, 2022 in Round Rock, Texas. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

Powerful storm spawns destructive tornadoes in Texas, Oklahoma

The scene at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center in Texas after the tornado.
The scene in Round Rock, Texas. Photo: Round Rock Parks & Rec/Twitter