Gulf Times - heavy-rain
Air New Zealand warns of flight disruptions as cyclone bears down

Air New Zealand warns of flight disruptions as cyclone bears down

Air New Zealand warned on Monday that flights in and out of New Zealand faced major disruptions this week due to Cyclone Gita, set to hit the country on Tuesday, and encouraged passengers to defer travelling.

California mudslide rescuers expand search area for missing

California mudslide rescuers expand search area for missing

Rescuers in southern California looking for as many as 43 people feared dead or trapped by this week's deadly mudslides have expanded the area they are searching.

California mudslides demolish homes, killing at least 13

California mudslides demolish homes, killing at least 13

Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said on Tuesday.

Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads north

Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads north

The second major hurricane to rage through the Caribbean this month, Maria has killed a total of 17 people and devastated several small islands, including St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands and Dominica.

Beaches in Phuket closed due to heavy rain

Beaches in Phuket closed due to heavy rain

All beaches in Thailand's southern resort city of Phuket have been closed until further notice due to heavy rainfall, strong winds and high tidal waves, officials said on Thursday.

Storm Lidia hits Mexico's Baja peninsula with heavy rain, wind

Storm Lidia hits Mexico's Baja peninsula with heavy rain, wind

Tropical Storm Lidia lashed the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula with heavy rain and high winds as it barreled through the popular tourist resorts of Los Cabos on Thursday evening, authorities said.

Landslide in southwest China kills eight, 17 missing

Landslide in southwest China kills eight, 17 missing

A landslide triggered by heavy rain killed eight people and left 17 others missing in China's mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, state media reported.

Thousands ordered to evacuate as heavy rains hit northeast Japan

Thousands ordered to evacuate as heavy rains hit northeast Japan

Tens of thousands of people in northeast Japan were told to evacuate their homes on Sunday as heavy rain caused major flooding and cut some rail links, authorities said.

Metro stations closed as heavy rains pound Paris

Metro stations closed as heavy rains pound Paris

Paris subway authorities closed metro stations due to flooding after thunderstorms and heavy rain pounded the French capital, officials said on Monday.

Six dead, two missing as floods hit Indian Kashmir

Six dead, two missing as floods hit Indian Kashmir

Six people were killed and two were reported missing in India's Kashmir region on Friday, after heavy rain and snowfall swept the region.

Powerful typhoon Chaba barrels towards Japan

Powerful typhoon Chaba barrels towards Japan

Storm and heavy rain warnings were issued on Wednesday as powerful typhoon Chaba barrelled towards Japan, after lashing the southern coast of South Korea with winds that triggered flash floods and left at least two dead.

Hurricane Hermine slams into Florida coast

Hurricane Hermine slams into Florida coast

Hurricane Hermine swept onto Florida's Gulf coast early Friday with winds and heavy rain causing flooding and cutting power to tens of thousands of people, with officials warning of "life threatening" conditions.