Solomon Islands police said on Sunday they had retrieved five bodies in their search for 27 people who were swept off a ferry during a tropical cyclone that is now threatening the nearby South Pacific nation of Vanuatu as category four storm.
A tropical cyclone approaching the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has strengthened to category four, the country's meteorologists said on Sunday, threatening damaging gale force winds, heavy rains and flash flooding.
Parisians confined to their flats by a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus can at least now open their windows and breathe in fresh air, listen to the birds and enjoy a peaceful night's sleep.
Oil prices rose more than 10% on Friday, one day after posting their day in history, on the hope that a production cut deal will soon be reached.
OPEC and allies reportedly set for video meeting as analysts pour skepticism on Trump’s intervention
Oil producer group OPEC and its partners will reportedly hold an emergency virtual meeting on Monday.
Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.
Oil prices rallied Thursday on the possibility of a deal to cut production, but Victor Shum of IHS Markit said there's "little chance" that any OPEC+ deal could save the market.
Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data.