The powerful typhoon destroyed 70 percent of the land in its path, displaced 600,000, and reduced entire cities to ruin.
How to design disaster-proof places where people would actually want to live.
All in all, the U.S. suffered 11 meteorological calamities costing $1 billion or more.
Earthquakes! Buildings knocked over! Wrangler jeans spontaneously combusting! What will (not) happen in your city?
Aerial images of destruction on a stunning scale.
Yesterday's tornado was deadly not just because of the vagaries of the sky. It was deadly, too, because of the fickleness of the ground.
The Sichuan earthquake killed more than 70,000 people, and an additional 18,000 are still listed as missing.
Popocatépetl is a fire-and-smoke-belching monster that just happens to be remarkably easy on the eyes.
The city just announced that over 200 homes will have to be demolished because of the storm, and that number could grow.