[TOWNSVILLE, Australia] Weary residents in Australia's flood-hit northeast returned home Wednesday to begin a massive clean-up after almost two weeks of heavy rain, as the wild weather moved...

[SYDNEY] Flights were cancelled, railway lines closed and motorists stranded on flooded roads as a month's worth of rain fell on Sydney early on Wednesday, leaving emergency services battling...

WIDESPREAD rain fell across drought-affected parts of eastern Australia over the weekend, bringing relief to farmers struggling to cope with the driest conditions in more than half a century.

[SAO PAULO] Widespread rains fell over most coffee and sugarcane areas in center-south Brazil during the weekend and are expected to continue in coming days, bringing desired moisture to scorched...