Nature and Environment
Imelda, one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history, dumped more than 40 inches of rain in some spots.
Officials in Harris County said there had been a combination of at least 1,000 high-water rescues and evacuations to get people to shelter.
The worst of the flooding is east of Houston, an area ravaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Imelda is the first named storm to impact the Houston area since Hurricane Harvey, according to the National Weather Service.
The Cirroteuthid octopus with billowing arms was caught on camera by researchers from the vessel E/V Nautilus.
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Numerous indigenous groups consider Hovenweep National Monument and its prehistoric structures to be sacred.
Rescue teams were still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris after the disaster that killed at least 43 people.
An algal bloom in the Gulf is devastating coastal businesses.
Despite weakening to a Category 1 storm, Dorian still sent seawater surging over neighborhoods, flooding the first floors of many homes.
Weakened to a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm lashed communities with wind, rain and floodwaters.
The state's freshwater turtles are struggling as pollution, climate change and over-extraction of water threatens their fragile home.
More than 1 million people were warned to leave in the Carolinas, and a round of evacuations was ordered in coast Virginia as the storm drew closer.
The Democratic presidential candidate warned of global warming's potential contribution to the storm's development.
At least seven people have died and 21 are injured as the now Category 3 hurricane continues flooding the Bahamas.
Florida residents are bracing for the Category 4 storm to hit them next.
The initiative is part of Ireland's climate action plan, which proposed investments in renewable energy, a new carbon tax and a mass tree-planting effort.
On Sunday, Dorian tied the record for the most powerful Atlantic hurricane to ever make landfall as it slammed into the Bahamas.