Gulf Times - cyclone
Flights affected as cyclone approaches Omani coast

Flights affected as cyclone approaches Omani coast

Qatar Airways on Thursday said its flights to and from Salalah, Oman, and Nairobi, Kenya, are subject to delay or cancellation due to the weather warnings issued in view of Tropical Cyclone Mekunu.

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

Flooding and strong winds caused by a tropical cyclone left at least 18 people dead and thousands homeless across two countries in the Horn of Africa, an aid agency said on Monday.

Fiji PM links climate change to fatal cyclone

Fiji PM links climate change to fatal cyclone

Cyclone Josie caused severe flooding when it passed Fiji's main island Viti Levu, with Bainimarama confirming on Tuesday that the death toll from the storm had risen to five.

School children evacuated from flooded campsite in Australia

School children evacuated from flooded campsite in Australia

More than 70 students and staff from Willows State School were cut off near the town of Tully, where they had been camping at an adventure centre since Monday due to flooded roads.

India, Sri Lanka cyclone death toll rises to 26

India, Sri Lanka cyclone death toll rises to 26

Thousands took to relief camps in Sri Lanka and southern India on Saturday to escape rising floodwaters after a cyclone killed at least 26 people.

16 dead, 100 missing as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

16 dead, 100 missing as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

A powerful cyclone has killed at least 16 people across India and Sri Lanka, uprooting trees and cutting power for millions amid warnings Friday that the storm would intensify.

Bangladesh rescues 24 more cyclone survivors from sea

Bangladesh rescues 24 more cyclone survivors from sea

The Bangladesh navy said Friday it has rescued 24 more fishermen from the Bay of Bengal, bringing the total to 80 since a cyclone pounded the country's coastline three days ago.

Bangladesh navy rescues cyclone survivors

Bangladesh navy rescues cyclone survivors

The Bangladesh navy said Thursday it has rescued 23 fishermen from the Bay of Bengal and is searching for scores more missing since a cyclone hit two days ago.

Cyclone aims for Bangladesh as flood toll rises to 164 in Sri Lanka

Cyclone aims for Bangladesh as flood toll rises to 164 in Sri Lanka

Floods and landslides in tropical Sri Lanka have killed at least 164 people, authorities said on Monday, as a cyclone grew in the Bay of Bengal, churning towards Bangladesh ...

Australia floodwaters rising, police search for missing

Australia floodwaters rising, police search for missing

Rising floods plagued large parts of eastern Australia Sunday as emergency workers battled to restore water and electricity in cyclone-hit areas, with the recovery efforts expected to last several months.

Australia floods still rising with two dead, four missing

Australia floods still rising with two dead, four missing

Flooded rivers were still rising Saturday in two Australian states with two women dead and four people missing after torrential rains in the wake of a powerful tropical cyclone.

'Underwater wasteland' worries after cyclone hits Barrier Reef

'Underwater wasteland' worries after cyclone hits Barrier Reef

A powerful cyclone that smashed into northeastern Australia could have caused further damage to the under-pressure Great Barrier Reef, turning parts into an ‘underwater wasteland’...