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Spanish city braces for flooding from swollen Ebro River

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in the Spanish city of Zaragoza braced Tuesday for a critical surge in the level of the Ebro River, after flooding further upstream in recent days was blamed for two deaths. ...

Taipei's Maokong Gondola completes cable-change, to reopen on Dec. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three months after closing, the Maokong Gondola has completed its cable-change and will reopen on Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. following test runs. One of the major challenges dur...

Choppers rescue travelers on Canada highway after mudslides

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nearly 300 people trapped overnight in their vehicles by mudslides on a highway in British Columbia were being flown to safety by helicopters Monday while authoritie...

Rescue team looking for children swept away by swollen north Taiwan river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rescue workers were looking for four children and two adults who had been swept away by a swollen river in the New Taipei City district of Shuangxi, reports said Saturday ...

Bus tips into sinkhole as deadly storms lash Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A bus transporting oil refinery workers fell into a sinkhole in the center of Greece’s second-largest city Friday as storms continued to batter the country, damaging roads,...

East Taiwan battles more rain, north Taiwan gears for temperature drop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As eastern Taiwan continues to reel from heavy rainfall brought by Typhoon Kompasu’s periphery, weather expert Wu Der-Rong (吳德榮) said temperatures will reach as low ...

In Taiwan tea country, a scramble to adapt to extreme weather

Chien Shun-yih looks out over his withering tea fields in Taiwan's picturesque southern Meishan township and lets out a sigh. A once-in-a-century drought last year followed by torrential rain t...

Eastern Taiwan shuts down offices, schools amid landslide fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even though Tropical Storm Kompasu had moved off to batter Hong Kong, the eastern counties of Hualien and Taitung still closed down offices and schools Wednesday (Oct. 13)...

Japan bids to harness the energy of super typhoons

At the peak of its power on September 27, Mindulle was classified as the third super typhoon to form in the Western Pacific this year, with winds gusting up to 195 kilometers per hour (120 mph). The ...

Taiwan caught between Typhoon Kompasu and northeastern monsoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan, especially those in northern and eastern areas, should brace for strong winds and torrential rain between Monday afternoon and evening (Oct. 11), as T...

Herbert, Ekeler propel Chargers to 28-14 win over Raiders

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers came into their showdown against the Las Vegas Raiders after a signature win on the road at Kansas City. In front...

Start of Raiders-Chargers game delayed by lightning

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The kickoff of Monday night's game between the Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers was delayed 35 minutes because of lightning. SoFi Stadium has a roo...

Willett shoots 66, leads by 3 at Alfred Dunhill Links

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Danny Willett began his third round in sunshine and ended it in torrential rain and high winds, playing some fine golf in between on the Old Course at St. Andrews in a 6-u...

Oil prices climb after drawdown in stocks, positive demand outlook

SINGAPORE, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed a larger than expected drawdown in crude oil stocks in the United States, the world's largest oil consumer...

3rd person dies in Mississippi highway collapse

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A third person has died as a result of a highway collapse in south Mississippi two weeks ago. Amanda Williams of Wiggins died Saturday after being hospitali...