On a busy Monday afternoon in Sao Paulo, residents suddenly found themselves left in the literal dark, which lasted for a little more than an hour.
While the calendar still reflects summer, a significant cooldown is on the way for the Northeast, and it may be chilly enough for some people to reach for jackets and sweatshirts.
Following slow-moving downpours along the upper Gulf coast this week, a new surge of tropical moisture will lead to a proliferation of downpours and the risk of flooding along the Gulf coast as well as the interior South this weekend.
The American Southwest is reeling the heat with another round of record-challenging temperatures forecast during the last half of August as the region endures one of the driest monsoon seasons on record.
At a glance, they may look like torpedoes, but they're actually robots and two were recently sent on patrol in the fourth-largest Great Lake to help combat a perennial problem there.
On the heels of four tropical cyclones that made landfall in eastern Asia so far this month, a new tropical threat has developed in the Western Pacific Ocean.
Surrounded by mountain ranges and reachable only by a treacherous, mostly-dirt road, this special place has turned up some of the most extraordinary fossil discoveries in North America.
The United Kingdom is set to warm up this weekend, reaching the highest temperatures of the month in time for the upcoming summer bank holiday.