Days of torrential rain in S. Korea leave at least 30 dead

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More than a week of torrential rain in South Korea has left at least 30 dead and 12 missing in landslides, floods and other incidents, the government said Sunday while warnin...

Torrential rains in Seoul prompt rare river flood warning

Incessant torrential rains pounding South Korea prompting authorities on Thursday to close parts of highways and issue a rare flood alert near a key river bridge in Seoul. The state...

3 New Zealand citizens killed by landslides in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Three New Zealand citizens have died after landslides triggered by heavy rains destroyed and buried their vacation cottage near Seoul, South Korean officials said Tuesday. ...

Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Isaias was forecast to be near hurricane strength as it approached the Carolinas Monday, just a day after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida's east coas...

Heavy rain hammers South Korea, leaving 6 dead, 7 missing

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea on Sunday, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said. The Ministry of the Interior and Sa...

5 dead as South Korea lashed by heavy rains

South Korea's Ministry of the Interior and Safety on Sunday said heavy rainfall had caused landslides in dozens of places and flooded residential areas and roads. Much of the damage was in the Se...

Isaias nears virus-hit Florida after lashing the Bahamas

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Early bands of heavy rain from Isaias lashed Florida's east coast before dawn Sunday as authorities warily eyed the approaching storm, which threatened to snarl efforts to ...

Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Isaias ripped shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it carved its way through the Bahamas early Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials...

Bahamas braces as newly formed Hurricane Isaias bears down

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday expected to take it to the U.S. East Coast by the weekend as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recoverin...

Puerto Rico, other islands brace for likely tropical storm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A weather system heading for the eastern Caribbean was predicted to develop into a tropical storm on Wednesday as forecasters warned Puerto Rico and other islands to prepa...

Beijing should focus on domestic issues and not cause trouble: Taiwan Premier

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) urged the Chinese government to focus on the welfare of its people instead of undermining regional peace and stability amid unconfirmed reports that Chinese air force plan...

Landslides, flooding block main highway to Nepal's capital

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Landslides and flooding caused by heavy rainfall have blocked the main highway connecting most of Nepal to the Himalayan nation's capital, preventing trucks from bringing in fu...

China blasts dam to release floodwaters as death toll rises

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in central China blasted a dam Sunday to release surging waters behind it amid widespread flooding across the country that has claimed scores of lives. Sta...

Floods kill 14 in China as water peaks at Three Gorges Dam

BEIJING (AP) — At least 14 people have died in the latest round of seasonal rains and flooding in southern China, as soldiers and workers built makeshift barriers with sandbags and rocks Saturday to k...

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

BEIJING (AP) — Engorged with more heavy rains, China’s mighty Yangtze River is cresting again, bringing fears of further destruction. The seasonal floods that already have left 141 people dead or miss...