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Tornadoes kill two children as massive storm sweeps US South

Tornadoes kill two children as massive storm sweeps US South

Deadly tornadoes twisted through the US South, killing at least two children as a massive storm pressed east on Sunday, threatening to drench communities from New York to Atlanta and snarl the start of the workweek.

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Norway breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday after the dramatic rescue of a stricken cruise ship off its coast, but questions mounted about why the vessel chose to sail into notoriously perilous waters in a storm.

Avalanche, storm warnings in Alps on high as heavy snowfall looms

Avalanche, storm warnings in Alps on high as heavy snowfall looms

After stormy winds brought snowdrifts to parts of Austria overnight, alpine avalanche risk monitors issued fresh warnings on Saturday.

Storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

Storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

Storms packing nearly 180 kilometre-per-hour winds hit Portugal early Sunday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities said.

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.

Trump to visit North Carolina as rivers rise after deadly storm

Trump to visit North Carolina as rivers rise after deadly storm

Trump's trip to the state follows criticism for his handling of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico last year.

Florence strengthens 'rapidly,' now powerful Category 4 hurricane

Florence strengthens 'rapidly,' now powerful Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Florence strengthened ‘rapidly’ on Monday and is now a powerful Category 4 hurricane, US forecasters said, as governors of three eastern US states declared an emergency ...

Six killed in week of heavy rains in the Philippines

Six killed in week of heavy rains in the Philippines

More than 12,000 people were also forced to flee their homes due to floods, according to the national disaster risk management council.

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshis were killed in lightning strikes as pre-monsoon thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Asian country, an official said Thursday.

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage north India

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage north India

Dust storms that tore across northern India killed at least 77 people and left 143 injured as trees and walls were brought down by powerful winds, officials said.

Death toll up to 7 after Swiss Alps storm: police

Death toll up to 7 after Swiss Alps storm: police

A fifth person has died after a group of 14 skiers were caught up in a storm, police said Tuesday, after the bodies of two climbers were also found elsewhere in the Swiss Alps.

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.