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Philippine storm death toll rises to 11
Philippine storm death toll rises to 11

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".

Philippine storm death toll rises to 11
Prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on
Prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on

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.

Prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

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.

Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast
Up to 11 dead in Japan snow storms: reports
Up to 11 dead in Japan snow storms: reports

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.

Up to 11 dead in Japan snow storms: reports
Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 51
Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 51

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.

Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 51
12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide: official
12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide: official

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.

12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide: official
Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears
Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears

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.

Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears
Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines
Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines

Thousands of people in the Philippines sought shelter inmakeshift evacuation centresas monster Typhoon Hagupit bore down on the disaster-weary nation.

Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines
Thousands without power on Thanksgiving after US storm
Thousands without power on Thanksgiving after US storm

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.

Thousands without power on Thanksgiving after US storm
Japan's Abe vows support for victims after quake injures 41
Japan's Abe vows support for victims after quake injures 41

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised "firm" support after meeting victims of a weekend earthquake.

Japan's Abe vows support for victims after quake injures 41
'At least 8 dead, 24 missing' in Morocco storms
'At least 8 dead, 24 missing' in Morocco storms

At least eight people were killed and 24 were missing as heavy storms lashed southern Morocco, causing flash floods.

'At least 8 dead, 24 missing' in Morocco storms
Black weekend as storms lash Italy, Switzerland, France
Black weekend as storms lash Italy, Switzerland, France

At least four people were killed as landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into buildings on either side of the Swiss-Italian border.

Black weekend as storms lash Italy, Switzerland, France
7.3-magnitude quake in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
7.3-magnitude quake in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

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.

7.3-magnitude quake in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
Prayers, tears in Philippines one year after super typhoon
Prayers, tears in Philippines one year after super typhoon

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

Prayers, tears in Philippines one year after super typhoon
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6.4-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS

A 6.4-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey said.

6.4-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS
Vance becomes hurricane in Pacific Ocean
Vance becomes hurricane in Pacific Ocean

A powerful storm in the eastern Pacific strengthened to hurricane status, but it remains far away from land, US forecasters said.

Vance becomes hurricane in Pacific Ocean
Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes
Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes

Smoldering lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island, emergency officials said.

Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes
Tropical Storm Hanna forms off Nicaragua, Honduras coasts
Tropical Storm Hanna forms off Nicaragua, Honduras coasts

Nicaragua and Honduras were bracing for severe weather after Tropical Storm Hanna formed off the Caribbean coast.

Tropical Storm Hanna forms off Nicaragua, Honduras coasts
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5.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Greece

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.

5.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Greece
Heads roll in Russia as more details emerge of Total crash
Heads roll in Russia as more details emerge of Total crash

Top Russian airport officials quit as more employees were detained over the Moscow plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total.

Heads roll in Russia as more details emerge of Total crash