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Six killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

Six killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

The new tragedy comes just days after Typhoon Mangkhut pounded the nation's north with heavy winds and rain, sparking a separate landslide that left dozens dead.

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

Florence slowly crawled over South and North Carolina, dumping heavy rains on already flood-swollen river basins that authorities warned could bring more death and destruction.

North Carolina coast feels Florence's first blast of wind, rain

North Carolina coast feels Florence's first blast of wind, rain

The centre of Florence is expected to hit North Carolina's southern coast on Friday, then drift southwest before moving inland on Saturday.

Rain brings relief to drought-stricken Australia farmers

Rain brings relief to drought-stricken Australia farmers

The wet weather was the first farmers in some areas had seen for more than a year, and even included hail.

Death toll nears 400 in flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

Death toll nears 400 in flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

Dozens of people are missing and 1.2 million are sheltering in the camps, state officials said, as water receded and a huge clean-up gathered pace.

Anger grows in Italy as bridge toll rises to 39

Anger grows in Italy as bridge toll rises to 39

A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm on Tuesday, sending about 35 cars and several trucks plunging 45 metres onto the railway tracks below.

At least 22 dead as Italian motorway bridge collapses in Genoa

At least 22 dead as Italian motorway bridge collapses in Genoa

At least 22 people were killed and five critically injured in Tuesday's collapse of a motorway bridge running over the north-western Italian port city of Genoa.

Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll tops 200

Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll tops 200

Japanese rescue workers searched the ruins of homes Thursday looking for dozens of people still missing after deadly rains that killed more than 200 people.

Second phase of Thai cave rescue underway

Second phase of Thai cave rescue underway

The dive team, led by international experts, returned to the cave mid-morning on Monday earlier than expected.

Cyclone nearing Oman's Dhofar coast, airport closure extended

Cyclone nearing Oman's Dhofar coast, airport closure extended

Oman News Agency reported that the cyclone will intensify within 12 hours.

Chances of rain on Saturday

Chances of rain on Saturday

The chances of rain in the country are expected to improve on Saturday, the Qatar Met department has said, while also forecasting strong winds and high seas in some offshore areas on Friday.

Rains in drought-hit Cape Town cause minor flooding

Rains in drought-hit Cape Town cause minor flooding

Heavy rain over the last 24 hours has blocked roads and disrupted traffic in South Africa's drought-hit Cape Town, city officials said on Thursday.