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Super typhoon may flood one third of central Tokyo: survey

Super typhoon may flood one third of central Tokyo: survey

One third of central Tokyo could be left under water and nearly four million people affected if a super typhoon strikes the capital causing storm surges, a new study from local authorities has warned.

New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation

New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation

Cyclone Gita has caused flooding, damaged roads and isolated thousands of people in New Zealand's popular tourist destination Golden Bay.

After storm, trains resume limited service in Germany

After storm, trains resume limited service in Germany

Trains on Germany's intercity lines began running early Friday, a day after being suspended as violent gales battered northern Europe, killing at least six people across the country.

One dead, 15 injured in France as storms batter Western Europe

One dead, 15 injured in France as storms batter Western Europe

One person was killed and 15 were reported injured in France on Wednesday as the country took the brunt of storms that swept in from the Atlantic overnight, also hitting Ireland, Britain, Germany and the Netherlands.

Two dead, thousands flee in storm-weary Philippines

Two dead, thousands flee in storm-weary Philippines

Two people were killed and thousands fled strong winds and floods as a tropical depression hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, following deadly back-to-back storms during the Christmas season.

Three dead, six missing as storm hits southern Philippines

Three dead, six missing as storm hits southern Philippines

At least three people were killed and six others were missing after a tropical storm struck the southern Philippines Friday, unleashing floods and landslides across a region of 20 million people ...

Thousands stranded after storm lashes Philippines

Thousands stranded after storm lashes Philippines

Thousands of people heading home for Christmas in the Philippines were stranded on Sunday by Tropical Depression Kai-Tak, a day after the storm killed three people as it pounded the nation's eastern islands.

Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines

Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines

Tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods and three fishermen were missing Saturday as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak barrelled towards the eastern Philippines, officials said.

India cyclone toll rises to 24, fishermen still missing

India cyclone toll rises to 24, fishermen still missing

The cyclone brought high-speed winds and heavy rains to the Tamil Nadu and Kerala states on the mainland before moving towards the Lakshadweep archipelago off the south-west coast of India.

9 killed after gunmen storm Pakistan student accommodation

9 killed after gunmen storm Pakistan student accommodation

At least nine people including five students were killed in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday when militants stormed an agriculture training centre

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

The storm, which made landfall on Saturday, is the worst in decades to strike Vietnam's southern coastal region, an area normally spared the typhoons that usually hit further north.

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

A woman was killed as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.