Extreme Weather

Julia Conley, staff writer
People with respiratory ailments in Texas and Florida, where hospitals are nearing capacity with Covid-19 patients, may find little healthcare support if the dust plume exacerbates their conditions.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) volunteer uses a megaphone to urge residents to evacuate to shelters ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Amphan in Khulna on May 19, 2020.  India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges.
Meteorologists say there's "catastrophic storm surge potential."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Residents carrying their belongings and wearing face masks arrive at a school compound serving as temporary shelter in Sorsogon town, Bicol region, south of Manila on May 14, 2020, as Typhoon Vongfong approaches.
"A global pandemic does not mean the climate crisis has stopped," says 350.org...