Mississippi River dropping below flood stage in Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa's riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain. ...

Heavy rain alert issued for 9 counties, cities in Taiwan, rains to last till Sat.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for nine counties and cities in Taiwan today (June 12) as a plum rain front is set to pummel Taiwan for four m...

Photo of the Day: 'Rain waterfall' spotted in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front began to storm into Taiwan on Monday (June 10), photos have surfaced of a "rain waterfall" which appeared over Chiayi City in southwester...

The Latest: Kansas City airport reopens after storm damage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Midwest (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Kansas City International Airport is open again after a harrowing n...

Fourth day of nasty storms ravages central US

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An outbreak of nasty storms in the Midwest spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Mi...

Su Tseng-chang calls on Foxconn tycoon to invest in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Offering up suggestions is better than insults, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday (May 21) in response to Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou’s (郭台銘) criticism of th...

Photos of flooding in N. Taiwan start to flood in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As torrential rain is falling across northern Taiwan, photos of the flooding have started to surface on social media. As a convective cloud system has formed over northern T...

Cyclone Fani leaves several dead on path through India

Cyclone Fani, one of the most powerful storms to come off the Bay of Bengal in the past decade, on Saturday moved over India's West Bengal state toward Bangladesh after leaving several dead and de...

Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast after huge evacuation operation

Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall on the coast of the Indian state of Odisha at around 8 a.m. (0330 UTC), with forecasters predicting that the storm will cause widespread devastation. The storm is ...

The Latest: Mozambique death toll jumps to 38 after cyclone

PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique (all times local): 2 p.m. Mozambique's government says the death toll from last week's Cyclone ...

Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers

PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive f...

Deadly earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Officials in Indonesia said on Sunday an earthquake triggered a landslide from the country's second highest volcano, Mount Rinjani. The 5.5-magnitude quake was felt across Lombok, a popular trekki...

Roger Penske caps banner season with NASCAR Hall induction

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There was no need for Roger Penske to stay awake for Daytona's 24-hour sports car race. Penske has people to do that for him, and hanging out atop a pit stand watching telemetry...

Death toll from Indonesian floods, landslides, climbs to 59

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A disaster official says the number of people killed after days of torrential rain triggered flash floods and landslides on Indonesia's Sulawesi island has climbed to 59 with...

Tropical storm's rain, surging seas strike southern Thailand

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand (AP) — Rain, winds and surging seawater are striking southern Thailand as a strengthening tropical storm nears nervous coastal villages and popular tourist resorts. ...