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13 Syrians have died of cold fleeing to Lebanon, UN says

The number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13.

published on : 21st January 2018

Storm's death toll in Germany rises to at least eight

Authorities in Germany say the death toll from a storm that swept across the country has increased to at least eight.

published on : 19th January 2018

Nine dead as huge storms batter Europe

Germany halted all long-distance rail traffic for at least a day, while numerous domestic flights were scrapped as hurricane-force winds lashed the country.

published on : 19th January 2018

Huge storms hit northern Europe, leave three dead

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond Thursday, snapping air and train links and leaving three people dead, all killed by falling trees.

published on : 18th January 2018

13 killed in heavy snowstorms in China

The worst snowstorms since 2008 have so far affected 1.06 million people in the province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

published on : 6th January 2018

Fires and avalanche alerts as Storm Eleanor batters Europe

The French Alps were on maximum avalanche alert Thursday as Storm Eleanor swept through Europe, killing at least four people and fanning rare winter wildfires in Corsica.

published on : 4th January 2018

First Florida snow in 29 years as major storm hits US

The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice, from Florida in the southeast up to New England and the Northeast on Wednesday and Thursday.

published on : 4th January 2018

Severe storm batters western Europe; one dead, 15 injured

A violent storm packing winds up to 160 kph battered parts of western Europe today, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Storm Eleanor barrels through Europe

Heavy winds led the airports in Strasbourg and Basel-Mulhouse on France's border with Germany and Switzerland to close before they were reopened shortly after midday.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Thousands spend Christmas in shelters after Philippine storm

Earlier in the week, another tropical storm left more than 50 people dead and 31 others missing, mostly due to landslides, and damaged more than 10,000 houses in the central Philippines.

published on : 25th December 2017

Philippines storm death toll climbs to 240, scores missing

Tropical Storm Tembin on Friday struck the country's main southern island of Mindanao, which often escapes the 20 or so storms that batter the rest of the archipelago nation each year.

published on : 24th December 2017

Philippines storm death toll climbs to 182: Police

Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the country's second largest island of Mindanao since Friday, triggering flash floods and mudslides.

published on : 24th December 2017

Philippines storm death toll rises to 133, dozens missing

More than 133 people have died from landslides and flash floods set off by a tropical storm that blew across the country's south at a peak time for travel and Christmas preparations.

published on : 23rd December 2017

Three dead, six missing as storm hits southern Philippines

At least three people were killed and six others were missing after a tropical storm struck the southern Philippines today, unleashing floods and landslides across a region of 20 million people.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Philippines tropical storm: Death toll rises to 14 

The Philippines’ National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council's (NDRRMC) report highlighted that around 88,000 people had been displaced since the typhoon has struck the country this year.

published on : 18th December 2017
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