April 26, 2014
The district administration has estimated the total loss of properties due to the heavy wind and rain that lashed parts of the district, mostly Meenachil taluk, on Thursday evening at Rs.1 crore. <...
November 18, 2013
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn declared seven counties as disaster areas. »
June 10, 2013
Sri Lanka said the death toll from a heavy storm over the weekend has risen to 40 people, while 30 others are missing. Pradeep Kodippili a spokesman for the Disaster Management Center said...
June 2, 2013
The Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office announced 9 deaths, while authorities in Missouri said three people died as a result of flooding.
May 22, 2013
Rescue workers neared the end of the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb, where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claim...
May 20, 2013
Authorities said a tornado that severely damaged a mobile home park in Oklahoma killed a 79-year-old man whose body was found in an open area of the neighbourhood. Pottawatomie C...
September 9, 2012
Two tornadoes struck the outer edges of New York City on Saturday, hurling debris into the air and knocking out power in an area unaccustomed to the phenomenon. No serious injuries were reported w...
April 4, 2012
Tornadoes raked the Dallas area Tuesday, crumbling a wing of a nursing home, peeling roofs from dozens of homes and spiralling truck trailers into the air like footballs. More than a dozen injurie...
March 5, 2012
A two-year-old girl, who survived a devastating tornado in the U.S. that killed most of her family members, is in critical condition.
The unidentified toddler with blond hair and blue eye...
July 20, 2011
Forecasters say Dora has become the fourth hurricane in the Eastern Pacific season as it strengthens off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Centre in Miami said the stor...
February 16, 2014
A Philippine Christian sect has broken two records for organizing the largest charity walk in an effort to raise funds for survivors of last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, a Guinness World Records officia...
September 16, 2013
A powerful typhoon lashed Japan with torrential rain on Monday leaving two dead, as it damaged homes and flooded parts of the country’s popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people we...
June 3, 2013
The remnants of a violent storm that claimed 13 lives in Oklahoma sent punishing winds and torrential downpours to the farthest corner of the Northeast and a tornado to the South. And there could...
June 1, 2013
The U.S. city hit by a deadly tornado less than two weeks ago was slammed again, and the Oklahoma medical examiner’s office said five people were killed. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a mother...
May 21, 2013
With winds at over 320 km/hr, the tornado — classified by the National Weather Service as the second most-powerful EF-4 type on the enhanced Fujita scale — flattened houses, blew off rooftops and tore through several schools.
December 27, 2012
A powerful winter storm system pounded the American heartland before barrelling into the Northeast, where residents faced high winds and heavy snow that disrupted holiday travel, knocked out power...
May 6, 2012
A tornado tore through an area just northeast of the Japanese capital on Sunday, injuring at least 30 people, destroying dozens of homes and leaving thousands more without electricity.
March 6, 2012
A toddler found in a field after violent tornadoes died on Sunday after being taken off life support, ending a hopeful tale for survivors in the Midwest and South. Rescuers were still go...
March 3, 2012
Rescue workers searched for survivors on Saturday after scores of tornadoes tore across the central United States, killing at least 31 people and wiping out whole communities.
May 30, 2011
President Barack Obama on Sunday toured the apocalyptic landscape left by Missouri’s killer tornado, consoled the bereaved and homeless, and committed the government to helping rebuild shatt...