Debris is seen in the front yard of a damaged home in Linwood, Kansas, US, after several tornadoes touched down in the region. Photograph: Nate Chute/Reuters

Residents of Oklahoma and Arkansas near the swollen Arkansas river prepared for flooding on Wednesday, moving valuables to higher floors of their hom(...)

Snow blanketing Prospect Park in Brooklyn, in January 2014. Forecasters expect Wednesday’s high temperature to be minus 25 degrees Celsius in Chicago and Minneapolis. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

A blast of Arctic-chilled air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, record-setting cold to a wide swath of the eastern United States on Tuesday, s(...)

Iva Williamson peers behind her as she joins neighbors and pets in fleeing rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. Photograph: Reuters

The remnants of deadly Hurricane Florence brought more misery to the waterlogged Carolinas on Monday with US officials warning the worst is yet to co(...)

Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, US, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. Photograph: AP Photo/Chuck Burton

The east coast of the United States is bracing for a major hurricane as Hurricane Florence gathered pace in the Atlantic Ocean. Satellite imagery on (...)

Snow in Boston, Massachusetts. Winter Storm Neptune is forecast to hit the US northeast. Photograph: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg

Another winter storm, named Neptune, is taking aim at the US northeast, threatening blizzard conditions and severe cold in parts of New England alrea(...)

A lake-effect snow storm produces a wall of snow travelling over Lake Erie into Buffalo, New York. A state of emergency was declared in Erie County following snowfall. Photograph:  Gary Wiepert/Reuters

Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below freezing on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country, wh(...)