MANILA: Typhoon Bopha has killed at least 52 people in the Philippines, officials and television reports say, as the strongest storm to hit the country this year wreaks devastation.
HUNGRY survivors of a deadly typhoon in the Philippines have raided shops and warehouses after aid deliveries were delayed.
A second typhoon in a week has battered the northern Philippines, adding to the misery of thousands of people, some of whom are still perched on rooftops.
The death toll from a typhoon that pummelled the Philippines has climbed to 43 and authorities are warning another storm is set to strike and endanger nearly a million people enduring horrific...
Philippine authorities have ordered the evacuation of more than 100,000 people as typhoon Nesat brought heavy rains and strong winds.
A powerful typhoon has buffeted Tokyo with wind and rain, halting trains and stranding tens of thousands of commuters.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Japan have been warned to leave their homes as an approaching typhoon brings heavy rain and fears of landslides and flash flooding.
Super-typhoon Nanmadol hits the Philippines, and the death toll is expected to rise as hopes of finding those missing fade, the civil defence chief said today.
PHNOM PENH: The death toll from Typhoon Ketsana has risen to 377 after more casualties were confirmed in Cambodia and Vietnam yesterday.
Freya Petersen As gusts of wind began forming tight circular patterns around the Bundaberg area late yesterday, the existence - or otherwise - of tornados in Australia became a topic of heated debate.
European Union promises of rising aid to help developing countries tackle climate change on Thursday failed to ease a stand-off at UN talks in Doha that green groups said were on the brink of...
The fact that Arctic sea ice has melted this year to its lowest recorded level shows, along with other weather extremes, that "climate change is taking place before our eyes", the World...
Tom Arup The world is on-track for its ninth warmest year on record, with temperatures below the average for the past decade due to the cooling effects of La Niña, but still higher than long-term averages.
Lindsay Murdoch Floods that have wreaked havoc across Thailand, killing more than 250 people, are now threatening the capital Bangkok.
Tornadoes tore through the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in Texas on Tuesday, ripping apart buildings, tossing tractor trailer trucks into the air and grounding all planes in the region.
TAIWAN, the Philippines and the small Northern Mariana Islands and neighbouring Guam were bracing themselves last night as two more powerful typhoons surged across the western Pacific.
MANUEL MITTERNACHT and STEPHANIE PEATLING AS AID teams struggled to cope with the devastation caused by two earthquakes in Indonesia, HMAS Kanimbla left Sydney yesterday, carrying 220 personnel and a mobile health unit including a 40-bed...