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Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured

BERLIN (AP) — A tornado swept through the western German city of Paderborn on Friday, injuring dozens of people as it blew away roofs, toppled trees and sent debris flying for miles, authorities said....

High winds hit Germany as storm moves in; floods feared

BERLIN (AP) — Gusts of wind of up to 100 kilometers per hour (62 miles per hour) hit areas in western and northwestern Germany on Thursday after the national weather service warned that heavy storms c...

Blow for Scholz as conservatives win key German state vote

BERLIN (AP) — Voters backed the incumbent conservative governor and dealt a blow to Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Social Democrats on Sunday in Germany’s most populous state, projections based on partial c...

Two Islamic extremist attacks kill 11 Burkina Faso soldiers

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Eleven security forces were killed and nine injured in two separate jihadi attacks in northern Burkina Faso, the army said Friday. The attacks on Th...

Aon: $72 Billion in Weather, Catastrophe-Related Economic Losses Reported in Asia in 2021

Insurance covered 9 percent of the economic losses in the region Flooding throughout Asia was the primary driver of disaster-related fatalities Record-breaking flash-flood loss in ...

Dam breaks threaten worse flooding in northeast Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Two dams broke Sunday in northeastern Brazil, threatening worse flooding in a rain-drenched region that has already seen thousands forced to flee their homes. ...

More than 200 dead after typhoon slams Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll following the strongest typhoon to batter the Philippines this year has risen to more than 200, with 52 other people still missing and several central towns a...

Powerful storm drenches Southern California with heavy rain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful storm charged south through California on Tuesday, drenching the drought-stricken state with desperately needed rain but also triggering rescue efforts on a swollen river...

Nor'easter has New England bracing for floods, power outages

BOSTON (AP) — A nor’easter barreled up the U.S. coast Tuesday, and forecasters warned it could bring flooding, hurricane-force wind gusts and widespread power outages to New England. ...

Body of 8-year-old girl found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Thursday (Oct. 21) found the body of an eight-year-old girl, following a deadly flash flood in New Taipei City on Saturday (Oct. 16). At ...

Body of missing teen found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Wednesday morning (Oct. 20) found the body of a young female on the lower reaches of Jialing Pond, following a deadly flash flood in New Tai...

11 kids drowned, 10 rescued in Indonesian river cleanup

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Eleven students drowned and 10 others were rescued during a school outing for a river cleanup in Indonesia’s West Java Province, officials said Saturday. Local...

Indonesia: 11 kids drown, 10 rescued in river cleanup

Eleven students drowned while 10 others were rescued during a school trip for a river cleanup in Indonesia's West Java province, authorities said on Saturday. According to reports, 150 students f...

2 dead in Texas flash flood from Hurricane Pamela remnants

ST. HEDWIG, Texas (AP) — A flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept a woman and a young girl to their deaths in a Texas creek as they were heading to a school and officials worked Frida...

Woman, child found dead after flood sweeps vehicles away

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The bodies of a woman and a young girl were found after a flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept their vehicles from a road early Thursday in San Antonio. ...