‘Very strong’ tornado rips through Nashville, killing at least nine

(Reuters) – At least nine people were killed by a powerful tornado that struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, flattening buildings, damaging an airport and... Read more »

Two people killed, around 40 buildings destroyed by Nashville tornado

(Reuters) – A tornado struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, killing at least two people and destroying around 40 buildings, police and firefighters said. The... Read more »

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 »