Death toll in Philippines ferries disaster rises to 25

2019-08-04 12:56

Six people remain missing after three ferry boats capsize off two central Philippine provinces.

'Very strong' Typhoon Trami churns toward Japan

2018-09-28 12:09

A large, very strong typhoon is churning toward Japan, with the weather agency warning the storm would rip through the nation over the weekend, bringing violent winds and torrential rain.

Rains set off landslide, burying several in mid-Philippines

2018-09-20 10:11

A massive landslide has buried dozens of homes in two villages near a central Philippine mountain, killing at least four people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent cellphone text messages pleading for help.

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

2018-09-18 06:48

A Philippine mayor says it's highly unlikely any of the 40 to 50 people who are feared buried in a mudslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut can be found alive.

Typhoon pounds China after mud buries dozens in Philippines

2018-09-17 11:09

Typhoon Mangkhut barrelled into southern China after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that caused landslides feared to have buried dozens.

WATCH: Typhoon Mangkhut: 'People are tying down their roofs'

2018-09-14 18:02

People in the Philippines are preparing for the worst as Typhoon Mangkhut powers towards them.

Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

2018-09-05 13:11

A major airport that was cut off when a huge typhoon smashed through its sole access road was being evacuated, as Japan grappled with devastation caused by its most powerful storm in a quarter of a century.

WATCH: South African in Hong Kong shares frightening videos of Typhoon Hato

Typhoon Hato hammered Hong Kong on Wednesday with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains, in the worst storm the city has seen for five years. A South African living in Hong Kong shared these videos while the city was on lock-down. Watch.

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Powerful typhoon closing in on southern Japan

2016-10-03 11:02

A powerful typhoon was heading for Japan's southernmost Okinawa island chain, packing powerful winds that forced flight cancellations.

Deadly Typhoon Noul heads for Japan

2015-05-12 06:09

Powerful Typhoon Noul has crashed into the southern Japanese island chain of Okinawa, bringing surging waves and howling winds after killing two people in the Philippines.


Japan up but Asia shares struggle in thin holiday trade

2018-10-01 06:54

Japanese shares powered to new highs on Monday but other Asian equity markets struggled as holidays in key hubs resulted in a subdued start to the trading week.

WATCH: 5 giant storms that have caused chaos around the world

2018-09-23 20:46

This month has been beset by stormy weather, from the US to the Philippines to Japan. See some of the storms that have swept the globe.

WHAT'S HAPPENING: What will life be like after Hurricane Florence?

2018-09-19 20:55

Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina waiting to find out if they have a home to return to.

WATCH: Rescuers search for survivors after Asia's super typhoon

2018-09-17 13:47

Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded as rescuers in a remote mountainous region struggled to reach dozens of people feared trapped, two days after a powerful typhoon struck.

Monster typhoon barrels toward north Philippines, China

2018-09-14 21:36

Typhoon Mangkhut has retained its ferocious strength and slightly shifted toward more densely populated coastal provinces as it barrels closer to the northeastern Philippines, where a massive evacuation is underway.

Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears

2018-09-13 12:26

Philippine officials have begun evacuations from danger zones on the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools and readying bulldozers for landslides

WATCH: Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

2018-09-04 12:02

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall, with more than a million people urged to evacuate to escape violent winds and heavy rainfall.

Expect a lot more wet

2017-02-15 10:15

With a tropical cyclone headed for South Africa, Pietermaritzburg residents have raised their concerns about the city’s drainage system after storms on Sunday and Monday left several areas flooded.

Taiwan shuts down as Typhoon Megi strikes

2016-09-27 11:43

Taiwan went into shutdown as the island faces its third typhoon in two weeks, with thousands evacuated, schools and offices closed across the island and hundreds of flights disrupted.

Philippines sounds alert for approaching typhoon

2015-05-07 13:31

The Philippines is bracing for a typhoon heading for the northeast of the main island of Luzon and expected to make landfall, bringing heavy to intense rainfall, the weather bureau said.

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