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...
May 26, 2011
Powerful storms roared through middle America again on Wednesday, with weak tornadoes touching down in isolated spots and severe thunderstorms threatening such strikes in several states.The...
May 23, 2011
Tornadoes ripped through parts of the Midwest on Sunday killing at least one person in Minneapolis and an unknown number of others in a Missouri town where a hospital was damaged. Damage wa...
April 15, 2011
t was not yet clear how much damage the storm did in the town of 350 people. Efforts to assess the damage were hampered because the tornado struck after dark. Also, downed power lines and trees had made road travel difficult.
December 30, 2010
Meteorological officials say residents of Indonesia’s capital should brace for the possibility that more tornadoes could hit the city in the coming week.A small tornado hit Jakarta on...
September 18, 2010
The storm that churned through New York City spawned two destructive tornadoes and a fierce microburst with wind speeds up to 200 kmph that barrelled across a large swath of Brooklyn and Queens, a...
May 6, 2010
At least 23 people were killed and 161 injured today when a tornado struck China’s southwestern Chongqing Municipality, damaging houses and crops.The tornado — followed by torren...
YAZOO CITY, Miss.,
April 26, 2010
YAZOO CITY, Miss. Morgan Hayden and Joe Moton treaded carefully through nails, broken glass and pink tufts of insulation, the remnants of their home leveled by a tornado that killed at least 10 in...
April 17, 2010
Thick drifts of volcanic ash blanketed parts of rural Iceland as a vast, invisible plume of grit drifted over Europe, emptying the skies of planes and sending hundreds of thousands in search...
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...
May 25, 2011
Authorities said on Tuesday that 122 people were killed in the tornado that battered Joplin, Missouri, on Sunday, making it the deadliest single U.S. tornado since the National Weather Servi...
May 3, 2011
A tornado ripped across part of New Zealand’s largest city on Tuesday, upturning cars and sending debris slicing through the air, witnesses and news reports said. At least one person w...
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas,
January 1, 2011
Tornadoes fuelled by unusually warm air pummelled the U.S. South and Midwest on Friday and early Saturday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens.Three people died in the north-wes...
October 26, 2010
A tornado injured many people, damaged several homes and derailed a few trains in the United States state of Texas, officials said.Four people suffered injuries, while many vehicles turned...
May 11, 2010
Tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma in an outbreak of violent weather that killed five people, tossed cars off highways, flipped mobile homes and sent baseball—size hail crashing through winds...
May 1, 2010
Tornadoes ripping through central Arkansas killed at least three people, injured 25 others and destroyed several homes, authorities said.The deaths were reported yesterday in Van Buren Coun...
Yazoo City (Mississippi),
April 25, 2010
Tornadoes ripped through the Southeast, killing 10 people including three children and injuring more than a dozen others.Roofs were torn off businesses, homes were splintered, vehicles were...
February 28, 2010
With a rapt world watching the drama unfold on live television, a tsunami raced across a quarter of the globe on Saturday and set off fears of a repeat of the carnage that caught the world off gua...