Natural Disasters


  • Super Typhoon Haiyan kills 4     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports at least 4 people are dead after one of the strongest storms on record slammed into the Philippines Friday. An estimated amount of damage is $14 billion.

  • Residents stand along a sea wall as high waves pounded them amidst strong winds as Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Legaspi, Albay province, south of Manila on November 8, 2013.

    The most powerful storm ever to hit land battered the Philippines leaving three dead and forced more than a million people to flee for safety.

  • Economic impact of Super typhoon Haiyan     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the Philippines serve as a sales and distribution arm for many international companies.

  • Super Typhoon Haiyan heads to Vietnam     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    Greg Postel, The Weather Chanel, reports Super Typhoon Haiyan is expected to make landfall this weekend in the Vietnam.

  • Super Typhoon hits Philippines     Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Super Typhoon Haiyan is making landfall in the eastern Philippines and will be the most intense typhoon in recorded history. CNBC's Seema Mody reports the details.

  • Superstorm Sandy: Manhattan's recovery     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    At the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, CNBC's Scott Cohn looks at the rebuild and examines if we are better prepared for the next extreme weather event.

  • Sandy's parting gift: Mold still grows in NY walls Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 11:31 AM ET
    A house damaged by Hurricane Sandy on October 26, 2013, in the Belle Harbor section of Queens, New York City.

    One year after Superstorm Sandy, hundreds if not thousands of structures still harbor potentially unsafe mold infestations, experts say.

  • Natural gas prices cool on warmer weather outlook Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    Natural gas futures fell sharply after a new forecast showed warmer temperatures than expected in November.

  • Generac's plans to 'mass market' power     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Aaron Jagdfeld, Generac Power Systems CEO, discusses how his company is profiting by providing backup power for consumers.

  • Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, discusses what his company has done to secure power service and protect customers from storms like Superstorm Sandy.

  • Extreme athlete's swim for Sandy relief     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Diana Nyad, American swimmer, shares her plans to swim 48-hours to help victims of Hurricane Sandy and explains why it's crucial to recognize the importance of disaster relief.

  • Boardwalk blaze & Colorado floods     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    Nearly a year after Super Storm Sandy hit the Jersey Shore, a fire has blazed through dozens of businesses on the Seaside Park boardwalk. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest. And NBC's Leanne Gregg reports from Boulder, Colorado, after 3 days of extremely heavy rain and floods killed at least 3 people.

  • Fire blazes through NJ boardwalk     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Almost a year after Super Storm Sandy destroyed the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, NJ, a fire blazed through dozens of businesses in Seaside Park. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the details.

  • Floods & fire, Colorado & Jersey     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the fire that destroyed the Seaside Park boardwalk, hitting an area recovering from Super Storm Sandy. Also, 3 days of heavy rain have triggered flooding in Colorado, killing at least 3 people. NBC's Leanne Gregg has the details.

  • Flash floods crush Colorado     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    Days of heavy rain are triggering serious flash floods in the northern part of the Centennial State, reports NBC's Leanne Gregg.

  • Devastating Jersey fire dashes post-Sandy hopes Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 9:33 AM ET
    Daniel Shauger, manager at the heavily damaged Funtown Arcade, stands at the scene of a massive fire that destroyed dozens of businesses along an iconic Jersey shore boardwalk on September 13, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

    Devastation wrought by a fire that raged across an iconic Jersey Shore boardwalk was like a punch in the gut to many recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

  • Boardwalk blaze sweeps NJ shore town     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    An area rebuilt after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy was consumed by a raging fire on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey on Thursday, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • How businesses can prepare for the next Sandy Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    A business damaged by Hurricane Sandy in New York.

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there is renewed interest in products and services for businesses to prepare for and possibly thrive during the next super storm.

  • Tornado hits Japan     Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    A tornado ripped through areas of eastern Japan on Monday. CNBC's Tokyo bureau chief Kaori Enjoji has more.

  • Fracking linked to earthquakes?     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 9:48 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team reacts to a recent study suggesting that fracking for natural gas has contributed to earthquakes in Texas.

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