Record floods breach Arkansas levee and overtop two more in Missouri

World Jun 1, 2019

Record floods breach Arkansas levee and overtop two more in Missouri

Relentless flooding in the central U.S. on Friday inundated communities and damaged or spilled over levees on three major rivers in two states, and authorities discovered the body of a drowning victim at a Missouri lake. The fast-flowing Arkansas River smashed a 40-foot (12-meter) hole ...

3 dead as unseasonably high temperatures continue across Japan

National May 28, 2019

3 dead as unseasonably high temperatures continue across Japan

Three women died and around 10 students were taken to hospitals Monday due to heatstroke symptoms as unseasonably hot weather continued in Japan, authorities have said. The mercury topped 30 degrees Celsius for a fourth straight day in central Tokyo, setting a new record for ...

Torrential downpours continue to lash Kyushu

National May 20, 2019

Torrential downpours continue to lash Kyushu

Heavy rain continued to lash Kyushu on Monday after stranding more than 300 people on a mountain on Yakushima island over the weekend. The Meteorological Agency warned torrential rain may cause landslides and floods, and issued a caution on the threat of tornadoes and lightning ...