Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – A four-day downpour across Australia’s east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years

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U.S. drinking water widely contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse than previously estimated with

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Australian wildfires threaten Sydney water supplies

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities said on Friday they are focused on protecting water plants, pumping stations, pipes and other

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Australia offers drought ravaged farmers up to $688 million in cheap loans

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will offer farmers hurt by drought up to A$1 billion ($688.10 million) in cheap loans, Prime

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Drought reveals lost temple in Thailand submerged by dam

LOPBURI, Thailand (Reuters) – Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water

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British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town

WHALEY BRIDGE, England (Reuters) – A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast onto the outer slope of a reservoir

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