Lethal storms, tornadoes and floods sweep U.S. South and Midwest

World Jan 12, 2020

Lethal storms, tornadoes and floods sweep U.S. South and Midwest

Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country. Storm-related fatalities were ...

Death toll from Jakarta landslides and flash floods reaches 60

Asia Pacific Jan 5, 2020

Death toll from Jakarta landslides and flash floods reaches 60

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, and rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday. Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a dozen districts in ...

Nine dead, thousands caught in flooding in Jakarta

Asia Pacific Jan 2, 2020

Nine dead, thousands caught in flooding in Jakarta

Severe flooding hit Indonesia's capital as residents were celebrating the New Year's, killing at least nine people, displacing thousands and forcing the closure of a domestic airport. Tens of thousands of revelers in Jakarta were soaked by torrential rains as they waited for New Year's ...