California storm knocks out power, snarls flights

Dec 12, 2014

California storm knocks out power, snarls flights

A storm expected to be one of the windiest and rainiest in five years swept across the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday, knocking out power to tens to thousands and delaying travel by air, train and ferry. Pacific Gas & Electric is reporting ...

Nov 28, 2014

Riviera rains leave at least 1 dead in flooding

Torrential rains along the French Riviera have inundated homes and roads, leaving at least one person dead and three missing. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says rescue teams were searching for three missing residents after a woman was found dead in La Londe-les-Maures, not far ...

Buffalo braces as epic blizzard thaws, rain, floods loom

Nov 24, 2014

Buffalo braces as epic blizzard thaws, rain, floods loom

Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet (2.1 meters) of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the city’s mayor said Sunday. A ban on driving will continue in hard-hit South Buffalo as ...

Nov 23, 2014

Series of storms raises hopes in California's drought

Hours of steady rain Saturday from Northern California’s third winter storm in a week raised hopes that the state is moving out of its driest three years in history — while still deeply locked in drought. After the past week’s three back-to-back winter storms, ...

Bahamas small jet crash during storm kills prominent pastor

Nov 11, 2014

Bahamas small jet crash during storm kills prominent pastor

Severe weather was likely a factor in the small plane crash that killed nine people, including a prominent Christian minister and his wife, on approach to the island of Grand Bahama, the foreign minister said Monday. Heavy rain was buffeting the region when the ...

Dozen hurt as strong typhoon bears down on Okinawa

Oct 12, 2014

Dozen hurt as strong typhoon bears down on Okinawa

A powerful typhoon poured heavy rains over the island of Okinawa and was taking aim at Kyushu on Sunday, becoming the second severe storm to hit in a week. At least 35 people have been reported injured in Okinawa and Kyushu, where authorities told ...

Nagoya Station flooded following heavy rainstorm

Sep 25, 2014

Nagoya Station flooded following heavy rainstorm

Heavy rains early Thursday inundated the Nagoya Municipal Subway area in Nagoya Station, paralyzing services on the Higashiyama Line. The floodwater reached the station, located in Nakamura Ward, at around 3 a.m., leaving subway tracks and the area near the entrance gates flooded. Services ...