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Vietnam evacuating low-lying areas as strong typhoon nears

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam scrambled Tuesday to evacuate more than a million people in its central lowlands as a strong typhoon approached while...

Philippines: Typhoon leaves 13 missing, displaces thousands

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fast-moving typhoon blew away from the Philippines on Monday after leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands of...

Delta adds insult to injury in hurricane-ravaged Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — The day after Hurricane Delta blew through besieged southern Louisiana, residents started the routine again: dodging overturned cars on...

Busy 2020 hurricane season has Louisiana bracing a 6th time

MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) — For the sixth time in the Atlantic hurricane season, people in Louisiana are once more fleeing the state's barrier...

Macron visits flood-ravaged mountains above French Riviera

SAINT-MARTIN-VESUBIE, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said it will take months to rebuild buildings, roads and bridges that will allow an area...

Floods in France, Italy swept bodies out of cemeteries

BREIL-SUR-ROYA, France (AP) — The grim job of searching for flood victims in Alpine villages and on the nearby French and Italian coasts has...

France, Italy search for missing victims after deadly floods

PARIS (AP) — French authorities deployed about 1,000 firefighters, four military helicopters and troops to search for at least eight people who were missing...

Two killed, 24 missing in severe floods in Italy and France

PARIS (AP) — Flooding from record rains in the mountainous region that spans France and Italy killed two people in Italy and left at...

North Korea on virus threat: ‘Under safe and stable control’

North Korea on Tuesday called on the world's governments to “display effective leadership” in the fight against COVID-19 and said its own measures against...

Beta continues slow trek, bringing rain to several states

HOUSTON (AP) — A weakened Beta continued its slow trek across several Southern states on Wednesday, bringing rainfall to parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and...

Beta weakens to tropical depression, stalls over Texas coast

HOUSTON (AP) — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in...

Close call with storm renews debate over Houston barrier

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Houston, a Gulf Coast city that barely rises above sea level, has long worried about a worst-case weather scenario —...

Greek flooding leaves 2 dead, 1 missing; 600 others rescued

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A storm pounded parts of central Greece, creating flooding Saturday that killed two people, left 1 missing and forced emergency...

Underwater and on fire: US climate change magnifies extremes

America's worsening climate change problem is as polarized as its politics. Some parts of the country have been burning this month while others were...

Flooding affects more than 1 million across East Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Flooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic...

Rescuers reach people cut off by Gulf Coast hurricane

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers on the Gulf Coast used boats and high-water vehicles Thursday to reach people cut off by floodwaters in the...

Latest: Southern California forest fire burns near homes

The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. West (all times local): ...

The Latest: New tropical depression forms in the Gulf

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: ...

‘IN ATTIC HELP’: Couple is rescued from storm Sally by water

CANTONMENT, Fla. (AP) — The firetrucks and rescue vehicles kept passing her house even after Elaine Hulgan, 76, wrote “IN ATTIC HELP” on the...

At least 1 dead, hundreds rescued after Hurricane Sally

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet,...

The Latest: Sally weakens to depression; still dumping rain

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‘Huge rainmaker’: Hurricane Sally threatens historic floods

NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Heavy rain, pounding surf and flash floods hit parts of the Florida Panhandle and the Alabama coast on Tuesday...

The Latest: Sally’s winds increase to 90 mph

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Sally’s threat: ‘Potentially historic’ floods, fierce winds

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Sally, one of four storms churning simultaneously in the Atlantic, moved closer to the Gulf Coast on Monday with...

Paulette strengthens to a hurricane on approach to Bermuda

MIAMI (AP) — A strengthening Paulette gained hurricane status late Saturday as it approached Bermuda, threatening to bring storm surge, coastal flooding and high...

North Korea’s Kim urges quick recovery from typhoon damage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for urgent efforts to rebuild thousands of homes and other structures destroyed...

Senegal’s capital gets year’s worth of rain in single night

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Thousands of people are homeless in Senegal's capital on Monday after a weekend storm brought nearly a year's worth of...

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering Japanese islands

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea on...

Typhoon unleashes rain, strong winds in southern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands on Sunday, blowing...

Typhoon pummels South Korea, ship missing in rough waters

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Tropical Storm Omar forms as Nana approaches Central America

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical...

Monsoon rains wreak havoc across Pakistan, killing 63 people

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) —...

Flooding in Niger kills 45, displaces more than 226,000

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) —...

The Latest: Reported tornado in Arkansas spins off Laura

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Death toll from heavy Afghanistan flooding surpasses 150

CHARIKAR, Afghanistan (AP) —...

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Typhoon damages buildings, floods roads on Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Laura makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana near Texas

DELCAMBRE, La. (AP) —...

The Latest: Louisiana governor closes part of Interstate 10

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North, South Korea brace for strong typhoon, flights halted

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

N. Korean leader calls for readiness against virus, typhoon

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Hundreds of thousands flee US coast ahead of Hurricane Laura

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) —...

As 2 storms menace Gulf Coast, residents brace for deluge

NEW ORLEANS (AP) —...

3 years after Harvey, some in Houston still waiting for help

HOUSTON (AP) — Some...

5 dead, 11 missing as flooding hits Turkey’s Black Sea coast

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —...

2 tropical storms heading for double blow to US Gulf Coast

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico...

Josephine weakens, Kyle no longer a tropical storm

MIAMI (AP) — Josephine...

Weakening expected for tropical storms Josephine, Kyle

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical...

Thousands flood Belarus capital as election protests grow

MINSK, Belarus (AP) —...

South Asia counts losses from devastating monsoon floods

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) —...

North Korea lifts lockdown in city, rejects flood, virus aid

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Tropical Storm Josephine forms; no warnings in effect

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical...

3 dead, 6 in hospital after train derails in Scotland

LONDON (AP) — Three...

Plants cropping up in lost Michigan lakes where dams failed

LANSING, Mich. (AP) —...

Kim visits North Korea flood zone, orders shelter, food aid

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

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Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) —...

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Isaias downgraded to tropical storm over eastern N. Carolina

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C....

Shops closed, beaches deserted as Isaias nears the Carolinas

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Isaias strengthens slightly as it crawls up Florida coast

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP)...

Isaias weakens; may strengthen on path to virus-hit Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP)...

Isaias causes floods, slides, then grows into hurricane

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico...

Women embrace #challengeaccepted, but some ask: To what end?

CHICAGO (AP) — “Challenge...

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

WESLACO, Texas (AP) —...

South Texas drenched by cyclone amid surge in virus cases

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP)...

2020’s 1st Atlantic hurricane lashes Texas; floods expected

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP)...

Hurricane Douglas may bring strong winds, rain to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane...

China’s mighty Yangtze nears crest again, new floods feared

BEIJING (AP) — Engorged...

China blasts dam to release floodwaters as death toll rises

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities...

Edmonton arena flooded; not expected to affect NHL hub plans

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) —...

Over 1 million marooned in Bangladesh as floods worsen

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) —...

Heavy rain hits scenic central Japan, more damage in south

TOKYO (AP) — Flooding...

Japan battered by more heavy rain, floods; 58 dead

TOKYO (AP) — Pounding...

Surf, high tides flood Southern California’s Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP)...

Michigan village starts flood recovery, awaits funds

LANSING, Mich (AP) —...

Floodwaters soak homes, cut roads in Serbia and Bosnia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) —...

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