Jan 20, 2015

14 killed, thousands displaced by Madagascar tropical storm

At least 14 people were killed over the weekend when the island nation of Madagascar was battered by a tropical storm, officials said Monday. Tropical storm Chedza has displaced more than 36,000 Madagascans, said the National Office of Risk and Catastrophe Management. Most of ...

Odile threatens U.S.-Mexico border with flooding, mudslides

Sep 18, 2014

Odile threatens U.S.-Mexico border with flooding, mudslides

Odile threatened to spark floods and mudslides on the U.S.-Mexico border Wednesday after devastating beach resorts and stranding thousands of tourists in the Baja California peninsula. The storm thrashed the Mexican coast as a powerful category three hurricane on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale late ...

Jun 13, 2013

Typhoon Yagi weakens, warning of heavy rain continues

Typhoon Yagi weakened to a tropical storm over the Pacific near Japan early Thursday morning, but the weather agency continues to warn of heavy rain for eastern parts of the country. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the tropical storm was moving slowly east-northeast after ...