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Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged

Warm weather and rains have given way to winds and blizzards in Astana.

Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged
Tropical Storm Danny takes aim at Caribbean
Tropical Storm Danny takes aim at Caribbean

Tropical Storm Danny swirled toward the Caribbean Sunday as forecasters warned that some popular vacation destinations could see downpours.

Tropical Storm Danny takes aim at Caribbean
Remembering New Orleans chaos, 10 years after Katrina
Remembering New Orleans chaos, 10 years after Katrina

Hurricane Katrina's deadly winds tore up roofs, yanked trees from the ground, and pushed towering walls of seawater miles past the coast.

Remembering New Orleans chaos, 10 years after Katrina
Storm in eastern India kills 33
Storm in eastern India kills 33

A powerful storm swept through India's eastern Bihar state overnight leaving at least 33 people dead and destroying crops and properties.

Storm in eastern India kills 33
35 killed in Bangladesh storms
35 killed in Bangladesh storms

Powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend leaving a trail of devastation in the country's northwest and killing at least 35 people.

35 killed in Bangladesh storms
Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight
Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight

Stormy weather forced Indonesian rescuers to suspend their search for the bodies of those on AirAsia's Flight QZ8501.

Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight
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
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
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
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
Bermuda braces for 'dangerous hurricane' Gonzalo
Bermuda braces for 'dangerous hurricane' Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo gained strength in the Atlantic as it barreled toward Bermuda, which was bracing for a hit from the powerful Category Four storm.

Bermuda braces for 'dangerous hurricane' Gonzalo
Tropical storm flooding shuts down Philippine capital
Tropical storm flooding shuts down Philippine capital

Heavy rains brought by the outer bands of Tropical Storm Fung-Wong shut down the Philippine capital Manila.

Tropical storm flooding shuts down Philippine capital
Hurricane churns towards Bermuda, to impact US
Hurricane churns towards Bermuda, to impact US

A strengthening Hurricane Cristobal had Bermuda in its sights, US meteorologists said, warning of heavy rain, high winds.

Hurricane churns towards Bermuda, to impact US
Thirteen rescued two days after Indonesia tourist boat sinks
Thirteen rescued two days after Indonesia tourist boat sinks

Eight foreigners and five Indonesians were rescued two days after their tourist boat sank during a storm in the archipelago.

Thirteen rescued two days after Indonesia tourist boat sinks
Heavy storms kill 16 in northwest Pakistan
Heavy storms kill 16 in northwest Pakistan

Heavy storms and rains killed at least 16 people, including nine children, and injured over 80 others in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Heavy storms kill 16 in northwest Pakistan
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Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity

A severe dust storm has left Aktau city in western Kazakhstan without water and electricity.

Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity
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48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash: airline

Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said Thursday that 48 people were killed and 10 survived when one of its turboprop passenger planes crashed after an aborted landing during stormy weather.

48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash: airline
Downgraded typhoon heading toward Fukushima plant
Downgraded typhoon heading toward Fukushima plant

Tropical storm Neoguri churned toward the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Japan's east coast after leaving several people dead and causing havoc in other parts of the country.

Downgraded typhoon heading toward Fukushima plant
Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter
Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter

Japan braced Tuesday for one of its worst storms in years as typhoon Neoguri barrelled towards the southern Okinawa island chain, with the national weather agency issuing its highest alert and nearly half-a-million people urged to take shelter.

Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter
Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on US East Coast
Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on US East Coast

Hurricane Arthur made landfall on the North Carolina shore late Thursday, as millions of Americans braced for its impact along the East Coast on the eve of the Independence Day holiday.

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on US East Coast