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Major storm dumps snow, closes mountain routes in California

COLFAX, Calif. (AP) — A major Christmas weekend storm caused whiteout conditions and closed key highways amid blowing snow in mountains of Northern California and Nevada, with forecasters warning that...

Parts of California get a White Christmas after snowfall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parts of California are getting a White Christmas after all, with snowfall pounding mountains across the state. Other areas of California, however, saw a wet and r...

Taiwan’s Taipingshan expected to have white Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High mountainous areas situated over 3,000 meters above sea level such as Taipingshan in Yilan County have a chance at a white Christmas, as a strong continental cold air ...

Rescue workers in Malaysia free people trapped by flooding

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rescue teams on Monday worked to free people trapped by Malaysia’s worst flooding in years after heavy rains stopped following more than three days of torrential downpour...

California cleans up after powerful storm drenches state

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cleanup was under way after a powerful storm swept through California, setting rainfall records in the drought-stricken state but also triggering rescue efforts on a raging river an...

Ashes could revolve around contest between Cummins and Root

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — One particular contest between bat and ball could shape this Ashes series. Pat Cummins is set to lead the home team, putting a fast bowler’s perspective on...

Taiwan in for another cold spell early December: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures across Taiwan in the coming few days will continue to rise before the country is due for another cold spell from Dec.1, meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said. ...

Plenty of rain but not much practice for England cricketers

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The first of England’s Ashes warm-ups was abandoned after only 29 overs were possible in the three-day tour match between the two visiting sides. Persisten...

Taiwan could see earliest cold air mass in 40 years next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan could see the earliest cold air mass in 40 years by next week, according to Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮). On Wednesday (Nov. 3), Wu predicted that a cold front ...

The Latest: Braves take 3-1 series lead with Game 4 win

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): Dansby Swanson and pinch-hitter Jorge Soler hit back-to-back homers in the seventh inning, propelling the A...

California still deep in drought despite atmospheric river

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The deluge California received from a powerful atmospheric river made streams and waterfalls come alive while coating mountains with snow, but as the storm headed east to the Plains...

Record rainfall as storm douses drought-stricken California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm that swept through California set rainfall records and helped douse wildfires. But it remained to be seen how much of a dent it made in the state's drought. ...

Drought-stricken California doused by major storm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires across the northern part of...

1 dead, others trapped after Hong Kong scaffolding collapses

HONG KONG (AP) — One worker died and others were trapped Friday when a major rainstorm blew traditional bamboo scaffolding off the side of a building under construction in Hong Kong, officials and rep...

Nicholas crawls into Louisiana from Texas, dumping rain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Nicholas hovered over Louisiana on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain on a region struggling to recover from Hurricane Ida and swamping coastal Mississippi, Alabama a...