Two days of heavy flooding and landslides killed 11 people as tropical storm Jangmi crossed the central Philippines on Tuesday, with water in some areas "neck deep".
Tearful memorials were being held across tsunami-hit nations for the 220,000 people who perished when giant waves decimated coastal areas of the Indian Ocean a decade ago.
Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.
Up to 11 people are now reported to have died in a winter snow storm gripping much of Japan, as forecasters warned bad weather would continue.
Indonesian rescuers dug through mud with shovels and their bare hands for a third day in the hunt for dozens of people still missing after a landslide.
A landslide triggered by torrential downpours has killed at least 12 people and left nearly 100 others missing on Indonesia's main island of Java.
Heavy rain and strong winds began to hit the eastern Philippines ahead of a giant storm threatening more devastation to areas yet to recover from a super typhoon.
Thousands of people in the Philippines sought shelter inmakeshift evacuation centresas monster Typhoon Hagupit bore down on the disaster-weary nation.
A winter storm that wreaked travel chaos across the US northeast wound down, but hundreds of thousands of people were left without power on the Thanksgiving holiday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised "firm" support after meeting victims of a weekend earthquake.
At least eight people were killed and 24 were missing as heavy storms lashed southern Morocco, causing flash floods.
At least four people were killed as landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into buildings on either side of the Swiss-Italian border.
A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia, sparking a tsunami warning for areas up to 300 kilometres (185 miles) away.
Survivors of the strongest typhoon ever to hit land wept at mass graves during ceremonies to mark one year since the storm devastated the central Philippines
A 6.4-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey said.
A powerful storm in the eastern Pacific strengthened to hurricane status, but it remains far away from land, US forecasters said.
Smoldering lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island, emergency officials said.
Nicaragua and Honduras were bracing for severe weather after Tropical Storm Hanna formed off the Caribbean coast.
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.
Top Russian airport officials quit as more employees were detained over the Moscow plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total.
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