Hurricane remnants lash UK

2014-10-21 19:07

Hurricane Gonzalo's remnants have battered Britain, with a woman killed by a falling tree in London.

Powerful storm churns towards Hawaii

2014-10-17 17:24

Hawaii is bracing for heavy rains and potentially damaging winds of up to 80km/h as Tropical Storm Ana heads towards the island.

Powerful hurricane nears Bermuda

2014-10-17 09:53

Residents in Hamilton have been urged to move to higher ground as the powerful Hurricane Gonzalo bore down on the island.

Hunt for 100 trappers in Nepal continues

2014-10-16 12:32

Nepalese rescuers are scouring Himalayan hiking routes for more than 100 trekkers who have been out of contact since a snowstorm and avalanche hit the area.

Destructive Vongfong heads back to sea

2014-10-14 16:53

A large storm is heading off Japan's northeast coast, leaving one person dead, two missing and 93 injured even as it weakened sharply.

Hurricane Gonzalo forms in Caribbean

2014-10-14 13:30

Forecasters say Hurricane Gonzalo has formed in the eastern Caribbean and its winds are buffeting the island of Antigua, downing trees, knocking out power and tearing roofs from homes.

Cyclone kills 24 in east India

2014-10-13 19:03

The death toll from a powerful cyclone which battered India's eastern coastline has risen to 24.

Strong typhoon batters Japan

2014-10-12 09:03

A powerful typhoon has poured heavy rains over Japan's southern island of Okinawa and is aiming at the next island of Kyushu.

About 100 000 flee cyclone Hudhud

2014-10-11 14:14

At least 100 000 people have been evacuated on India's eastern seaboard as cyclone Hudhud bore down on them.

Typhoon hits Mariana Islands

2014-10-06 09:28

A typhoon carrying strong winds and heavy rains has passed over the Mariana Islands, with the eye of the storm skirting the small island of Rota.

35 houses damaged as storm rips into Durban

2014-09-30 22:36

At least 35 houses were damaged in Durban as the city was battered with strong winds and heavy rain, the KwaZulu-Natal emergency services have said.

Severe thunderstorms expected in several provinces

2014-09-29 12:08

Severe thunderstorms are expected in several provinces across the country, the SA Weather Service has warned.

Hottest August since 1880

2014-09-18 20:47

Last month was the hottest August on record for global average temperatures over land and ocean surfaces.

Cooler temperatures over weekend

2014-09-16 19:32

Cooler temperatures are expected in Gauteng and other parts of the country over the coming weekend, the SA Weather Service says.

Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong

2014-09-16 11:01

Hong Kong has been shuttered as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.

Tropical Storm Odile meanders off southern Mexico

2014-09-12 13:00

Tropical Storm Odile has meandered off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast, keeping out to sea but expected to gain strength over the coming day and possibly become a hurricane.

Tropical storm off Mexico's Pacific coast

2014-09-11 11:35

A tropical storm has formed in the Pacific off Mexico's southern coast and strengthened some as it slowly moved northward, possibly to grow into a hurricane.

Suicide rates rise in spring

2014-09-09 19:23

Studies show that suicide rates increase more in spring than in any other season, a pharmaceutical company has said.

Monsoon rains kill 230 on sub-continent

2014-09-07 09:35

Heavy monsoon downpours kill 128 people in Pakistan, 108 in India as more rain is expected.

Deadly monsoon hits Kashmir, Punjab

2014-09-05 20:01

Monsoon floods have killed 80 in the Kashmir region as Pakistani and Indian rescuers scramble to save lives.

A perfect start to spring

2014-08-31 17:08

After a week of heavy rains, floods, cold and even snow, the weather is turning for the better, heralding a perfect start to spring.

Harsh weather travel warning for N3

2014-08-28 22:37

Inclement weather and strong winds may affect motorists on the N3 from Thursday night to the weekend, the N3 Toll Concession says.

6m waves expected as cold fronts grip the Cape

2014-08-26 17:48

Capetonians have been warned to stay away from the beach as waves are expected to reach 6m high as two cold fronts hit the peninsula.


Wet weather spells disaster for north KZN farmers

2014-10-18 08:42

Efuyeni farmers in the northern KwaZulu-Natal will never recover from the destruction of their herds, chairperson Mthembiseni Thusi says.

Weather keeps KZN paramedics busy

2014-10-17 16:02

KwaZulu-Natal's paramedics have been kept busy by accidents caused by the inclement weather that has swept through the province.

Bermuda braces for Gonzalo

2014-10-16 17:21

Hurricane Gonzalo has gained strength overnight as it barreles in the Atlantic toward Bermuda, which was bracing for a hit from the powerful Category Four storm.

Gonzalo becomes major hurricane over Atlantic

2014-10-15 13:29

Hurricane Gonzalo has strengthened to become a major Category 3 hurricane as it moved away from the northern Caribbean and headed toward Bermuda, the US National Hurricane Centre says.

Death toll from Cyclone Hudhud rises

2014-10-14 16:07

The death toll from Cyclone Hudhud has risen to at least 27, mostly from collapsing homes and trees, Indian officials and news reports say.

2 dead, one missing in Japan typhoon

2014-10-14 13:06

Two men have been killed and another remains missing after Typhoon Vongfong smashed through Japan, leaving the country reeling.

Massive typhoon lashes India

2014-10-12 12:01

Heavy rains and gusts have ripped through a large swath of India's eastern seaboard, uprooting trees and snapping power cables as a powerful cyclone swept through the Bay of Bengal.

Bermuda faces tropical storm

2014-10-11 20:51

Tropical Storm Fay is bearing down on Bermuda and the weather centre predicts up to 10cm of rain in some areas.

Record rains kill 5-year-old girl in Nicaragua

2014-10-10 08:08

Record rains have unleashed landslides and caused flooding that swamped hundreds of homes and swept a 5-year-old girl to death, Nicaraguan officials say.

Bad weather strands 150 Sri Lankans in Myanmar sea

2014-10-07 15:55

A Sri Lankan official says at least 150 fishermen have drifted into the Myanmar sea because of bad weather and remain stranded.

Typhoon Phanfone churns toward Tokyo

2014-10-05 13:21

A powerful typhoon is on course to hit the Tokyo area after barrelling into southwestern Japan with heavy rain and wind that caused flights to be cancelled and knocked out power.

Weather warning as storm rolls into Durban

2014-09-30 18:35

The eThekwini Metro Municipality has issued a weather warning, saying that gale force winds were expected to batter Durban.

Philippines storm toll rises to 10

2014-09-21 10:22

The death toll from tropical storm Fung-Wong has risen to 10 in the Philippines, with nearly 200 000 people displaced.

Drones fly into Hurricane Edouard

2014-09-16 21:36

NOAA has launched drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect storm data.

Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

2014-09-16 13:58

Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, leaving entire neighbourhoods as disaster zones.

Looting erupts after hurricane thrashes Mexico

2014-09-15 20:44

Looters took food and water from shops in Mexico's Los Cabos beach resorts after Hurricane Odile blew away wooden homes, flooded streets and damaged hotels.

400 000 still marooned in Kashmir floods

2014-09-11 12:37

Over 400 000 people are still marooned after floods in India-administered Kashmir, while rescue teams struggled to reach survivors and distribute food and water, reports say.

Raging floods kill over 440 in Pakistan, India

2014-09-09 20:46

Raging floods in Pakistan, India have killed over 440 people and hundreds of thousands may have to flee.

El Nino less likely soon

2014-09-08 18:22

The El Nino phenomenon, which sparks climate extremes around the globe, could take hold in the Pacific Ocean by the end of the year, but the likelihood has declined since June.

Sunnier skies expected in SA

2014-09-01 08:02

Temperatures are expected to improve this week following an intense cold front, the SA Weather Service says.

Snow falls in SA

2014-08-29 13:10

Snow has fallen in many parts of the country, the South African Weather Service says.

Monster waves keep California lifeguards busy

2014-08-28 11:10

Surf is up in California, where lifeguards are making dozens of rescues as daredevils brave the biggest waves to hit the surf-crazy western US state in years.

Hurricane Cristobal heads to Bermuda

2014-08-26 21:04

Hurricane Cristobal is gradually gaining strength while heading over the ocean toward Bermuda.

Hurricane Marie sends pounding waves to Mexico

2014-08-25 17:43

Hurricane Marie has been pounding heavy waves into Mexico's Pacific coast, where three fishermen went missing after their boat capsized.

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