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Killer storm far from over, US officials warn as 'epic' rain falls

Killer storm far from over, US officials warn as 'epic' rain falls

Authorities on Saturday warned residents displaced by a killer hurricane that its devastation was far from over, as Florence dumped ‘epic amounts of rainfall’ across the southeastern United States ...

Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas

Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas

A woman and her baby were killed when a tree fell on their house and several more storm-related deaths were reported Friday as Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas ...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut -- the biggest storm of the year -- smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, and claimed its first death as a woman was swept out to sea off Taiwan.

Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast

Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast

Powerful Hurricane Florence was tracking towards the US East Coast Tuesday, prompting authorities to order upwards of one million people to evacuate the path of the extremely dangerous storm ...

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 ...

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Rescuers travelled on foot to reach the chopper's wreckage spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Nuwakot district.

Mercury to touch 43C in Doha on Saturday

Mercury to touch 43C in Doha on Saturday

A maximum temperature of 43C is forecast in Doha on Saturday, according to the Met office.

More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357

More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357

Rescuers waded into submerged villages in southern India on Sunday in a desperate search for survivors cut off for days by floods that have already killed more than 350 people.

Woman gives birth after helicopter rescue from India floods

Woman gives birth after helicopter rescue from India floods

A heavily pregnant woman stranded by floods in the Indian state of Kerala gave birth just after being airlifted to safety, an Indian Navy spokesman said, as the military stepped up rescue operations on Saturday.

Kerala flood toll jumps to 106, nearly 150,000 homeless: officials

Kerala flood toll jumps to 106, nearly 150,000 homeless: officials

Hundreds of troops led a desperate operation to rescue families trapped by mounting floods in India's Kerala state Thursday as the death toll reached 106 with nearly 150,000 left homeless.

Britain's dry summer reveals ancient sites

Britain's dry summer reveals ancient sites

Previously hidden archaeological sites have emerged in fields across Britain after the hot, dry summer exposed new cropmarks, the Historic England agency said Wednesday.

Over 100 large wildfires in US as new blazes erupt

Over 100 large wildfires in US as new blazes erupt

More than 30,000 personnel, including firefighters from across the United States and nearly 140 from Australia and New Zealand, are battling the blazes.