After joining a military aerial survey of typhoon-ravaged towns of Philippines, Governor Arthur Yap of Bohol province said 'it is very clear that the damage sustained by Bohol is great and all-encompassing.'
More than 3,00,000 people so far have been evacuated as Typhoon Rai rampaged through southern and central island provinces of Philippines with wind speed of 195 km (121 miles) per hour which often gusts of up to 270 kph (168 mph)
Airline flights and train service were suspended Saturday as the storm approached. The Central News Agency reported more than 2,000 people were evacuated from flood-prone areas of the east coast county of Hualien.
The Tokyo Olympics and schedule for few games is likely to be disrupted by a typhoon arriving Tuesday morning
The typhoon was packing winds of 155 kilometres (95 miles) per hour and gusts up to 191 kph (120 mph) when it dumped rain on Taiwan, earlier
Forecasters say Typhoon In-fa is moving toward China and is expected to make landfall in Zhejiang province either Sunday afternoon or early Monday morning.
A Category 2 hurricane crawled inland from the coast, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of coastal Puerto Cabezas or Bilwi
Rescuers dug up eight bodies in Tra Van village where a hillside collapsed on houses: Reports
The National Hurricane Center said that Laura, packing 240 km per hour sustained winds, brought a "catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding" to the state.
More than 385,000 residents were told to flee the Texas cities of Beaumont, Galveston and Port Arthur, and another 200,000 were ordered to leave low-lying Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana, where forecasters said as much as 13 feet (4 meters) of storm surge topped by waves could submerge whole communities.
Maximum sustained winds increased to 70 mph (110 kph) Saturday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a Saturday morning update on Hanna. The storm was centered about 115 miles (180 kilometers) east-southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas and was moving west at 9 mph (15 kph).
During a hurricane briefing, Trump asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear bomb in the eye of the storm, Axios wrote.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Krosa has an atmospheric pressure of 975 hectopascals at its centre and was packing winds of up to 144 kph.
The red alert China issued is the most serious in its four-tired alert system, prompting authorities to prepare evacuations, suspend train and air travel and require vessels to return to port.
A series of Facebook posts by Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit captured the fury of the storm as it made landfall on the mountainous island.
Hurling 210 kilometres per hour winds, Irma struck Florida Keys as it barrelled towards the US state's west coast
Florida is also home to thousands of Indian-Americans.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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