Tropical Cyclone Oma threatens Vanuatu and New Caledonia (Al Jazeera)

Developing storm strengthens in the Coral Sea bringing damaging winds and flooding to the region. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/02/tropical-cyclone-oma-threatens-vanuatu-caledonia-190217100731163.html

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Eight rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mines (Al Jazeera)

Dozens remain missing as rescuers retrieve the bodies of 24 miners from two flooded mine shafts west of Harare. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/02/rescued-flooded-zimbabwe-gold-mines-190217051926716.html

Dozens feared dead in Zimbabwe gold mine flood (Al Jazeera)

At least 60 miners were in the two disused shafts when they were flood on Tuesday, according to the government. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/02/dozens-feared-dead-zimbabwe-gold-flood-190216052650656.html

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Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment (BBC)

The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47227767

Major New Zealand wildfire expected to burn for weeks (Al Jazeera)

Authorities hope most of 3,000 people evacuated from town threatened by wildfire will be able to soon return home. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/02/major-zealand-wildfire-expected-burn-weeks-190211025717701.html

New Zealand wildfire: Thousands of people evacuated near Nelson (BBC)

Thousands of people are evacuated as the blaze rages near Nelson in the country's South Island. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-47187604

Extreme rainfall has led to deadly floods in northern Chile (BBC)

Deadly floods in northern Chile left homes and roads destroyed. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-47183451

Genoa bridge collapse: Demolition begins six months after disaster (BBC)

Six months after 43 people were killed when part of the bridge collapsed, work to rebuild it has started. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47177386

Flamengo football club: Victims named in Rio fire (BBC)

The 10 were all young footballers who were staying at Flamengo's training centre. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-47170055

Brazil dam collapse: The crucial questions (BBC)

The full story of the Brumadinho dam disaster could take many months to emerge, the BBC's David Shukman says. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-47111908