Officials say water restriction efforts have worked, and "Day Zero" might not happen this year at all.
South Africa's second-largest city is getting closer to "Day Zero," and the rain it just got probably won't help much.
Southern California's Thomas fire had burned over 270,000 acres as of Monday morning.
Ertharin Cousin formerly led the World Food Programme, but she's still working to end a global issue.
Hotter temperatures lengthen the time it takes for an ecosystem to fully recover after a dry spell.
The Vatican has turned off the external fountains in St. Peter's Square as well as all interior fountains.
Researchers looked at climate models to see how aerosolized fossil fuels could be changing rainfall patterns and causing droughts.
Tens of thousands of acres of wheat crops were destroyed in Baca County, according to officials.
The U.N. was already worried Somalia's drought could get way worse, now it's warning the country's cholera outbreak is likely to worsen, too.
But the governor is still urging Californians to continue their water conservation efforts.
The eastern half of Colorado could soon see some relief from the warm, dry weather that has been a staple of the last few weeks of this winter.
More than one-third of Colorado is experiencing moderate drought conditions, and more than half the state is abnormally dry as we enter Flood…