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Freak Nepal storm kills 27, injures hundreds

Freak Nepal storm kills 27, injures hundreds

A freak storm tore down houses and overturned cars and trucks as it swept across southern Nepal killing at least 27 people and leaving more than 600 injured, officials said Monday.

Nine dead in Italy as storms cause chaos in Europe

Nine dead in Italy as storms cause chaos in Europe

Violent gales and heavy rains have pummelled swaths of Europe, leaving at least nine people dead in Italy and cutting off roads and electricity, officials said Tuesday.

At least 30 killed as storms, lightning strike across Indian states

At least 30 killed as storms, lightning strike across Indian states

Fresh storms and lightning strikes have claimed at least 30 lives across northern and eastern India, officials and news reports said Saturday.

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

Storm uprooted trees, knocked down power poles, grounded flights and disrupted trains across northern, eastern and southern states, including the capital, New Delhi, on Sunday evening.

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Heavy rains and storms have caused serious damage to the Turkish capital Ankara, especially the suburban district of Mamak.

Storms dump rain across US Midwest, kill Kentucky woman

Storms dump rain across US Midwest, kill Kentucky woman

A band of thunderstorms reaching across the lower Mississippi Valley into Ohio on Saturday killed a Kentucky woman in her home and threatened more flooding in an area ...

Four dead as huge storms batter northern Europe

Four dead as huge storms batter northern Europe

The Netherlands bore the brunt of the severe winter storms -- the second this month -- as bitter winds barrelled off the North Sea to hit the low-lying country with full force.

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braced on Monday for fresh storms as the official death toll from last week's floods and landslides rose to 72.

Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there ...

Storms disrupt Beijing flights, authorities warn of flash flooding, landslides

Storms disrupt Beijing flights, authorities warn of flash flooding, landslides

Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world's largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides ...

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning killed 21 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials said on Monday.

Man taking selfie among 7 dead in Iran storms

Man taking selfie among 7 dead in Iran storms

A man taking a selfie after an Iranian dam burst was among at least seven people killed as floods, avalanches and dust storms gripped the country, state media reported Saturday.