Get used to heat waves: Extreme El Nino events to double

Extreme weather events fuelled by unusually strong El Ninos, such as the 1983 heatwave that led to the Ash Wednesday bushfires in Australia, are likely to double in number as our planet warms.

'Frozen' atmospheric waves trigger extreme weather events

Another report has linked man-made climate change with extreme weather events around the world, including recent heat waves in the United States and Russia and the unprecedented Pakistan flood.

Extreme weather forecast for Eastern US

The US East Coast is set for a big rise in heat waves and storms, a study using the world's fastest supercomputer has shown.