Light showers in nearly all of the US Midwest crop belt and cooler temperatures this week will help stabilise deterioration of corn and soybean plants that have already been severely harmed by the worst drought in more than a h
Tornadoes tore through parts of the US Midwest on Sunday, killing at least 30 people in the Missouri town of Joplin and causing one death in Minneapolis as well as causing extensive property damage.
The Joplin deaths came from a powerful t
Volunteers worked on Friday to fortify levees strained by the worst US Midwest flooding in 15 years as the swollen Mississippi River moved toward an expected weekend crest after causing huge losses.
"It's a beautiful river, but it can turn