Trailers damaged by Hurricane Arthur on the Outer Banks of North Carolina earlier this month

Five die in storms in US east coast

09 Jul Thousands of people in the east coast of the United States woke up to power cuts and a major clean-up operation today after severe storms and high winds killed five people.

The storm cut power supplies to 25,200 utility customers

Dust storm brings winds of over 80km/h to Arizona

04 Jul The first dust storm of the 2014 monsoon barrelled into Phoenix, Arizona, last night, as winds of more than 80km/h tore down trees and cut power supplies to 25,200 utility customers in the city.

The ESB denies the claims

UCC takes case against ESB over 2009 Cork floods

18 Jun The Commercial Court has been asked to decide if the ESB is liable for damage from flooding in Cork in November 2009, in what has been described as a "sorry tale of missed opportunities".

Insurance adjustors inspect what is left of the Fleet Pride Truck & Trailer Parts building in Richland, Mississippi

Death toll from US tornadoes reaches 34

29 Apr At least 34 people across six states have been killed by a vicious storm system that unleashed dozens of tornadoes and is threatening to cause more damage in heavily populated regions of the US.