Cyclone Fani targets Kolkata on coastal rampage

Asia Pacific May 4, 2019

Cyclone Fani targets Kolkata on coastal rampage

Cyclone Fani headed for the major Indian city of Kolkata on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction along the country's east coast. Fani, one of the most powerful storms to come out of the Bay of Bengal in the past decade, has reportedly ...

Monster Cyclone Fani smashes eastern India

Asia Pacific May 3, 2019

Monster Cyclone Fani smashes eastern India

Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometers (127 miles) per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest. The India Meteorological Department said the "extremely ...

World Oct 26, 2018

Hurricane largely wipes out tiny Hawaiian island

Marine debris teams were dispatched to assess the damage this week after a tiny, remote Hawaiian island was largely wiped off the map when a raging hurricane passed through, officials said. East Island was a low-lying island composed mainly of loose sand and gravel, and ...

Typhoon Yutu leaves Northern Marianas without power or water

World Oct 25, 2018

Typhoon Yutu leaves Northern Marianas without power or water

Rescue teams and heavy equipment were mobilized across the Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday after a typhoon hit U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight, causing blackouts and damage to critical infrastructure. With sustained winds of over 270 kph (168 mph), Typhoon Yutu pulled down trees, telegraph ...