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‘Zombie’ storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

5 days ago
Storms packing nearly 180 kilometre-per-hour winds hit Portugal early Sunday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities said. Twenty-seven people suffered minor injuries,…

US charity school in Liberia in rape scandal storm

5 days ago
MONROVIA: An acclaimed US charity operating in Liberia has admitted to major failings after girls at a school set up to save them from a life of sexual exploitation were systematically raped. "We are profoundly, deeply sorry," the…

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged Japan

2 months, 21 days ago
A powerful storm slammed into central Japan on Sunday, bringing heavy rains as it churned across western areas already devastated by floods and landslides.

Once mighty storm Alberto fizzles, but can still soak U.S.

4 months, 21 days ago
ALABAMA: Former subtropical storm Alberto, which threatened to clobber the southeastern United States on Memorial Day, fizzled into a subtropical depression, with winds dropping to 35 mph (56 kph) as it rolled into southern Alabama on…

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

4 months, 22 days ago
FLORIDA: Thousands of Florida residents evacuated homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto picked up strength as it headed north through the Gulf of Mexico, with forecasters saying it could bring life-threatening inundation to Southern…

Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien, Tim Murtagh storm into top 100

5 months, 3 days ago
Kevin O’Brien, the 34-year-old Ireland all-rounder, has not only broken into the top 100 in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings for batsmen, but gone all the way up to joint No.66 following his heroics in his country’s maiden Test match.…

16 dead as rain, windstorm lashes KP, Fata

5 months, 6 days ago
PESHAWAR: At least sixteen people died and twenty others injured in rain-related incidents after downpour and windstorm lashed parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). According to details, nine…

Half-a-million still without power after storm in US Northeast

7 months, 14 days ago
NEW YORK: Some 500,000 customers remained without power throughout the eastern United States on Sunday evening and New England coastal communities faced more flooding two days after a powerful storm snapped trees, downed wires and killed at…