Five fishermen believed dead in Alaska shipwreck: Coast Guard

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year’s Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast... Read more »

Tornadoes sweep across southeastern U.S., killing at least three: officials

(Reuters) – Tornadoes swept across swaths of the southeastern United States killing at least two people in northern Alabama and one person in Louisiana, tearing roofs off buildings, splintering... Read more »

Bangladeshis hunker down in storm shelters as cyclone Bulbul nears

DHAKA (Reuters) – Thousands of Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, huddled in shelters in southwestern coastal areas on Saturday as the country prepared for the expected arrival of cyclone... Read more »

Southern California blaze threatens homes, orchards and oil fields

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fast-moving scrub fire threatened orchards, oil fields and homes while displacing thousands of residents in Southern California on Friday, even as diminishing winds helped... Read more »

Japan sends in troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo, kills 23

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons... Read more »

Rugby: England vs. France, New Zealand vs. Italy canceled due to typhoon

TOKYO (Reuters) – Rugby World Cup organisers were forced to call off matches for the first time in the tournament’s 32-year history on Thursday – eliminating Italy as a... Read more »

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone formation near South Carolina

(Reuters) – A small area of low pressure located few hundred miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina has 40% chance of cyclone formation in the next 48 hours, the... Read more »

Humberto strengthens into a hurricane: U.S. NHC

(Reuters) – Humberto has strengthened into a hurricane in the Atlantic and is forecast to strengthen further during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said... Read more »

‘You can’t break down’: Bahamas keeps up search of Dorian-devastated island

MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (Reuters) – Rescue workers wearing white hazard suits carried out a grim search for bodies and survivors in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas on Monday, as relief agencies... Read more »

Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain... Read more »