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Expats defend paradise in hurricane-hit Mexico

Cabo San Lucas - Armed with nothing more than an air horn and walkie-talkie, US retiree Antonio Lucero helps fellow expats protect their piece of paradise from thieves after Hurricane Odile crushed Mexico's Los Cabos beach resorts.

Los Cabos struggles after devastating storm Odile

Cabo San Lucas - There is still no water, no electricity and almost nothing to eat in Los Cabos, a small corner of paradise in northwestern Mexico leveled by Hurricane Odile.

Tropical storm Fung-Wong lashes Taiwan, killing one

Taipei - Tropical storm Fung-Wong on Sunday pounded Taiwan with torrential downpours and powerful winds, killing one person and forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights and ferry services.

Storm leaves most parts of Metro Manila submerged in floodwater

Tropical Storm Mario made landfall in Northern Luzon in the Philippines late Friday after dropping heavy rains in Metro Manila, causing widespred flooding that prompted government to suspend classes in grade schools up to college level.

One dead as tropical storm flooding paralyses Philippine capital

Manila - Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital on Friday as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country.

Residents grab guns to deter looters in Mexico resort

Cabo San Lucas - Residents of Mexico's Los Cabos resort armed themselves with guns and machetes in hurricane-battered neighborhoods to defend their homes from looters, as troops were deployed.

Residents grab guns to deter looters in Mexico resort

Cabo San Lucas - Residents of Mexico's Los Cabos resort armed themselves with guns and machetes in hurricane-battered neighborhoods Thursday to defend their homes from looters, as troops were deployed.

Mexico readies airlift of tourists stranded by hurricane

Cabo San Lucas - Mexican military and commercial airplanes began to airlift tourists stranded in the Los Cabos resorts after Hurricane Odile left luxury hotels and communities in tatters.

Mexico readies airlift of tourists stranded by hurricane

Cabo San Lucas - Mexico on Tuesday prepared a major operation to airlift tourists stranded by Hurricane Odile after it slammed into the Baja California peninsula causing widespread damage.

Hurricane strands tourists, sparks looting in Mexico

Cabo San Lucas - Hurricane Odile destroyed homes and shut down airports in Mexico's Baja California peninsula, sparking looting, marooning thousands of foreign tourists and injuring 135 people.

Hurricane strands tourists, sparks looting in Mexico

Cabo San Lucas - Hurricane Odile destroyed wooden homes, flooded hotels and shut down airports in Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, sparking looting, marooning thousands of tourists and injuring some 135 people.

Powerful Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern Philippines

Manila - Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides and possible storm surges.

Tropical storm Norbert weaker, but still lashing Mexico coast

La Paz - Tropical storm Norbert weakened quickly over cool waters in the Pacific Ocean, forecasters said Sunday, after the storm left some 2,500 people homeless in Mexico.

Hurricane Cristobal kills four, churns towards Bermuda

Miami - Strengthening Hurricane Cristobal killed at least four people in the Caribbean and then trained its deadly sights Tuesday on the holiday paradise of Bermuda, officials and meteorologists said.

Hurricane Marie becomes powerful category 5 storm off Mexico

Coalcom - Hurricane Marie was pounding heavy waves into Mexico's Pacific coast Monday, where three fishermen went missing after their boat capsized.

Fan-made film of Black Panther superhero goes viral Special

A viral fan film starring the Black Panther has excited fans and garnered a lot of attention over the past three weeks. Will the passion project help bring the first black superhero to the big screen?

China typhoon death toll rises to 17 as more rain expected

Beijing - The death toll from the strongest storm to hit China in decades has reached 17, state media said Sunday, as forecasters issued warnings of more extreme weather.

Philippine typhoon death toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

Manila - The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 -- with six missing -- as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said Sunday.

Typhoon Rammasun kills eight in China

Beijing - The strongest storm to hit southern China in more than 40 years has killed at least eight people there, state media said Saturday, after causing devastation in the Philippines.

Philippines typhoon toll soars as new storm threatens

Manila - The disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, officials said.

Super Typhoon Rammasun hits southern China

Beijing - The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years made its second landfall Friday, authorities said, after leaving a trail of destruction and at least 64 dead in the neighbouring Philippines.

Millions in Philippines without power after typhoon

Manila - Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power on Thursday after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the capital and wrecked flimsy rural homes, claiming at least 40 lives.

Typhoon shuts down Philippine capital, kills 11

Manila - The first typhoon of the Philippines' brutal rainy season shut down the nation's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people across the country and forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate.

Three missing, thousands flee as typhoon hits Philippines

Manila - Tens of thousands of people in the Philippines hunkered down in evacuation centres while three people were reported missing Tuesday as a typhoon pounded its eastern coast amid warnings of giant storm surges and heavy floods.

New homes for Mexican village after landslide

Mexico - Mexico's government presented on Monday 125 new homes to residents of a southwestern mountain village that was buried by a massive landslide that killed 71 people last year.

Storm water management is planned for San Francisco in 'Greenway' Special

San Francisco - As the old saying goes, "when it rains it pours." The need for effective water management is always crucial, not only when there is drought, but even when rainfall is plentiful.

Weather service seeks storm watchers in Northern California Special

Benicia - The US National Weather Service in Sacramento is seeking volunteers to join its teams of storm-watchers in Northern California.

U.S. Capitol goes dark, thousands lose power

Washington - The US Capitol building and other iconic Washington landmarks briefly went dark as powerful wind gusts also caused tens of thousands of people in the area to lose power.Winds were gusting at 47 miles (76 kilometers) per hour in the US capital, as tempe...

Snowstorm brings drudgery and tragedy to US east

Washington - A deadly winter storm swept the eastern United States on Thursday spelling drudgery for millions and tragedy for a few, including an expectant mother killed by a snowplow.US media counted at least 11 dead as a result of the storm, which dropped a thick...

Deadly ice storm freezes winter-weary US

Washington - A deadly ice storm stranded scores of people on slick roads and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of US homes as winter-weary Americans dug in against Mother Nature's latest blow.More than 3,700 flights due to take off Thursday were canceled a...
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Submerged homes due to Hurricane Sandy in Rodanthe, NC
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A New Orleans Starbucks destroyed by Hurricane Isaac
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The first massive, huge thunderstorm to hit the city of Toronto this summer (2010).
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A NYC crane damaged by Hurricane Sandy
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Sun setting after the clouds move out.
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A photo taken as Hurricane Isaac hits land
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Hurricane Adrian
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Cyclone Thane affecting the India region, as seen here
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Atlantic tropical cyclone activity
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A woman wades through deep water after Hurricane Isaac hits land
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Flooding from Hurricane Irene strikes a Vermont road
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The first massive  huge thunderstorm to hit the city of Toronto this summer (2010).
The first massive, huge thunderstorm to hit the city of Toronto this summer (2010).
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Debris caused by a tornado that touched down in Washington, Illinois, November 18, 2013
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People walk past the smashed out windows of a business destruction caused by a tornado that touched down in Washington, Illinois, November 18, 2013
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Heavy Adriatic Sea in Dubrovnik Croatia
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Raindrops can still be seen on a holly bush after a thunderstorm.
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