Typhoon Haima kills eight, displaces thousands in Philippines

Typhoon Haima blew out of the Philippines on Thursday after pummeling its northern provinces and leaving at least eight people dead and more than 90,000 displaced, officials said.

Thousands evacuated in Philippines as Super Typhoon Haima approaches

Thousands of people were evacuated from towns and villages across the northern Philippines on Wednesday as a powerful typhoon threatened to pummel the region with record-breaking flooding and...

Vietnam next after typhoon leaves two dead in the Philippines

Typhoon Sarika slammed into the north-eastern Philippines on Sunday, leaving at least two dead and forcing more than 12,000 to flee their homes, officials said.

WHO sends 1 million cholera vaccines to Haiti

The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti to stem the disease in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the UN agency said Tuesday.

Downgraded to tropical storm, Matthew heads out to sea off the US

Hurricane Matthew has been downgraded by the US National Hurricane Centre to a tropical storm and was beginning to turn out to sea Sunday after thrashing parts of the south-eastern US coast.

Haiti announces three days of mourning for hundreds of hurricane dead

Haiti on Saturday announced three days of national mourning for the hundreds of people killed by Hurricane Matthew earlier this week.

Hurricane Matthew weakens, still a threat as it moves up US coast

Hurricane Matthew has made landfall in the south-east US state of South Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Centre, reporting maximum sustained winds of 120 kph and and expecting serious...

Severe storm causes floods in western Greece

Severe weather on several Greek islands early on Saturday has led to flooding that caused serious damage in the west of the country, according to local media.

Hurricane Matthew crawls up Florida coast, as 600,000 lose power

Hurricane Matthew continued to batter the east coast of the US state of Florida with its eye just kilometres offshore, as some 600,000 homes in the state were left without power.

Thailand's floods kill three, submerges tens of thousand of homes

Monsoon floods in Thailand have killed three people and submerged more than 68,000 households, officials said on Friday.

Hurricane Matthew bears down on US; at least 283 killed in Haiti

Millions of Americans evacuated coastal areas of three states in the south-eastern United States ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Matthew on Friday, a powerful storm that ravaged the Caribbean...

"This storm will kill you": Matthew strengthens en route to Florida

Millions of Americans evacuated coastal areas of three states in the south-eastern United States on Thursday ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, a powerful storm that ravaged the Caribbean...

"Devastating" Hurricane Matthew on course for Bahamas and US

A slightly weakened Hurricane Matthew continued its march Wednesday towards the Bahamas and the south-east United States after pummelling eastern Cuba as well as Haiti, which was forced to...

Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti as it charts course toward Cuba

Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, unleashing life-threatening winds and torrential downpours on the poorest nation in the Americas...

Powerful Typhoon Chaba hits Japanese islands

Powerful Typhoon Chaba battered southern Japanese islands early Tuesday, bringing strong winds and heavy rainfall to the region