Extreme weather: Floods and fires wreak havoc around the world

December 28, 2015 11:24 am

(CNN)The United States is far from alone in dealing with deadly, destructive weather at the moment. Heavy rains in parts of South America, blamed on El Nino, have displaced more than 150,000 people across Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Swaths of northern England have disappeared under mammoth flooding, prompting evacuations...

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Torrential rains, flooding kill at least 10 in South America

December 28, 2015 12:27 am

Asuncion (AFP) – Mudslides have killed at least four people in Brazil, one of several South American countries where torrential rains and flooding now have claimed at least 10 lives, officials said on Sunday. The epic rainfall also has driven 160,000 people from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay,...

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