Tag: weather

  • Photos: More than 150 dead as Afghans battle cold wave | Weather News

    Photos: More than 150 dead as Afghans battle cold wave | Weather News

    More than 160 people have died from a cold wave in Afghanistan this month in the worst winter in more than a decade, authorities said on Thursday, as the county is facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. Many were unable to afford fuel to heat homes in temperatures well below freezing. “One hundred sixty-two people have […]

  • South Korea’s capital weathers snowstorm as cold spell bites | Weather News

    South Korea’s capital weathers snowstorm as cold spell bites | Weather News

    Cars slowed and stopped on icy roads and bundled-up commuters carefully navigated snow-covered pavements as a snowstorm swept through the South Korean capital of Seoul and nearby regions, extending a frigid cold spell that has gripped the country. There were no immediate reports of serious disruptions or damage caused by the snow, ice and sub-zero […]

  • Northeast Asia battles severe cold snap and heavy snow | Weather News

    Northeast Asia battles severe cold snap and heavy snow | Weather News

    The Korean Peninsula, Japan and China see temperatures plunge to levels not seen in a decade as snow hampers travel. Countries across Northeast Asia are battling freezing weather with temperatures falling to their lowest in at least a decade and snowfall hampering travel. On Thursday, the South Korean capital, Seoul, issued a “cold wave” warning […]

  • Beach Weather ‘Pineapple Sunrise’ Interview: IMT 20

    Beach Weather ‘Pineapple Sunrise’ Interview: IMT 20

    Alt-pop rockers Beach Weather make music for everyone. With the singles off their forthcoming album Pineapple Sunrise their breezy style can strike a chord with romantics and introverts alike. Sunny chords and jaunty riffs make their band name seem apt, but underneath the surface, one can find relatable lyrics about isolation, relationship woes, and self-image. […]

  • 18 missing, 4 rescued after cargo ship sinks off southwest Japan | Weather News

    18 missing, 4 rescued after cargo ship sinks off southwest Japan | Weather News

    Search and rescue efforts are under way after a cargo ship carrying lumber capsizes between Japan and South Korea. Japan and South Korea are searching for 18 crew members of a cargo ship that capsized in rough weather. A spokesperson for the Japanese Coast Guard said four crew members were rescued on Wednesday after the […]

  • Storm brings tornado damage to Gulf Coast region of Texas | Weather News

    Storm brings tornado damage to Gulf Coast region of Texas | Weather News

    About 123,000 people were left without power in the aftermath of a large storm in the southern United States on Tuesday. A powerful storm system has taken aim at the Gulf Coast of the United States on Tuesday, spawning a tornado that caused damage east of Houston, the country’s fourth most populous city. The National […]

  • Biden lands in California to tour storm-ravaged communities | Weather News

    Biden lands in California to tour storm-ravaged communities | Weather News

    US president will visit hard-hit areas of California where flooding, intense waves and mudslides forced evacuations. US President Joe Biden has arrived in California to assess the damage from a series of devastating storms that slammed the western United States, damaging homes and forcing residents to flee mudslides and rising floodwaters. Biden touched down at […]

  • Dozens of people killed as cold wave sweeps Afghanistan | Weather News

    Dozens of people killed as cold wave sweeps Afghanistan | Weather News

    At least 70 people and 70,000 cattle have died within a week as many provinces witness a cold wave, with temperatures dipping to as low as -33C (-27F). At least 70 people and tens of thousands of cattle have died due to freezing temperatures across Afghanistan, the country’s Ministry of Disaster Management confirmed with Al […]

  • California residents struggle to recover after weeks of storms | Weather News

    California residents struggle to recover after weeks of storms | Weather News

    Ashley Harper had hoped to ring in the new year surrounded by friends and family at her home in the northern California town of Soquel, along the United States west coast. But as successive storms blanketed the state in heavy rainfall, Harper started to worry. The normally peaceful creek next to her house had started […]

  • Ninth severe storm batters California in ‘major disaster’ | Weather News

    Ninth severe storm batters California in ‘major disaster’ | Weather News

    As the west coast of the United States withstands its ninth major storm in three weeks, California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a new executive order to “further bolster the emergency response” as his state contends with widespread flooding and mudslides. In a statement on Monday, Newsom’s office said that the onslaught of atmospheric rivers […]

  • Death toll in Philippine storms rises to 27 | Weather News

    Death toll in Philippine storms rises to 27 | Weather News

    More rain forecast in the Philippines as 83,000 people take shelter in evacuation centres. At least 27 people have died in storms across the Philippines this month, authorities said, as weather forecasters warned of continued heavy rains in the Southeast Asian country. Heavy downpours and flooding have plagued the nation’s southern and central islands since […]

  • Photos: Death toll expected to rise after tornadoes strike US | Weather News

    Photos: Death toll expected to rise after tornadoes strike US | Weather News

    At least nine people are reported dead across the southeast United States after a band of severe storms tore across the region on Thursday, with the death toll predicted to rise as authorities survey the damage. The US National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center received 45 tornado reports during the storms, including at least five […]

  • Seven dead in US South after severe rain, tornadoes | Weather News

    Seven dead in US South after severe rain, tornadoes | Weather News

    Strong winds and heavy rain damage homes, tens of thousands go without power in parts of Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama. At least seven people have been killed in Alabama and Georgia after a massive storm system whipping up severe winds and spawning tornadoes hit some southern states in the United States. Authorities said a clearer […]

  • ‘Extremely dangerous’ tornado tears across US South as storms hit | Weather News

    ‘Extremely dangerous’ tornado tears across US South as storms hit | Weather News

    The US National Weather Service received 33 tornado reports across southern states like Alabama, Georgia and Kentucky. A “large and extremely dangerous tornado” has ripped across central Alabama on Thursday, part of a line of storms that slammed the southeastern United States. No deaths have been reported so far, but the massive, swirling weather system […]

  • Landslides, sinkholes, floods plague storm-hit California | Weather News

    Landslides, sinkholes, floods plague storm-hit California | Weather News

    Sinkholes swallowed cars and floodwaters swamped towns and swept away a small boy as the US state of California was wracked by more wild winter weather, while the next in a powerful string of storms loomed on the horizon. Millions of residents faced flood warnings, nearly 50,000 people were under evacuation orders, and more than […]