Haiti braced for a cruel new battering Thursday as Tropical Storm Isaac swept across the Caribbean toward the shattered island, gathering strength and threatening to reach hurricane force.
Tropical Storm Kai-tak blew out of the Philippines on Thursday, offering some relief for millions of people struggling to recover from a brutal few weeks of monsoon rains that claimed 109 lives.
Asian countries dominate a league table of economies most at risk from earthquakes, floods, storms and other natural hazards, according to research published on Wednesday.
A tropical storm slammed into the Philippines Wednesday, dumping heavy rains and causing renewed flooding and landslides in a nation hit by weeks of destructive monsoon weather.
Philippine authorities warned Monday an approaching storm could bring more heavy rain to the capital and surrounding areas that are still reeling from devastating floods that have left 92 dead.
Ernesto killed at least nine people in Mexico, officials said Friday, with the dissipating storm threatening more heavy rain and possible flooding.
The risk of avalanches escalated in winter at Shymbulak skiing resort and in Medeu gorge because of the trees fallen by the storms in spring.
Information about a Kazakh oilworker missing after Tropical Storm Nate in the Mexican Gulf was not confirmed.
According to him, the clean-up teams working to remove the fallen trees lack tractors and sawmills.
Kazakhstan scientists have made a long-term weather forecast for Almaty and Almaty oblast that concludS that Almaty climate is becoming subtropical.
Akhmetzhan Yessimov criticized the speed of elimination of storm consequences and cleaning up of fallen trees in Ile-Alatau national park.
Public facilities of Almaty and employees of the Emergency Situations Department continue cleaning up Medeu area.
480 hectares of forests were damaged in the Lesser Almaty Gorge by the severe storm on May 17. The timber is being processed into fodder for domestic animals.
71 substations failed in Medeu region. 67 of them are already fixed. The work of four substations could not be restored yet because of the fallen trees.
In just a couple of minutes the expensive residential area of Kamenskoye upland turned into a battleground or a tornado eye.
Almaty storm on June 27 caused failures at 20 electric power substations.
Four people were delivered to hospital after a storm that hit Almaty at 2:20 p.m. on June 27.
Several cars with drivers inside were hit by fallen trees in today's strong storm in Almaty.
8-mm diameter hail hit Almaty.
Kazakhstan Ministry of Emergency Situations sent 127 people from civil defense to help eliminate the consequences of the storm in Ile-Alatau National Park.