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Thailand’s northeast inundated after tropical storm

Torrential rain has lashed the country for the last two weeks, causing flash floods and mudslides.

Dr M checks on destruction caused by storm in Langkawi

The prime minister drives to Pantai Tengah for first-hand look at havoc wreaked by Friday's storm and strong winds.

Weekend storm, strong winds not because of Lekima, says weatherman

Mohd Hisham Mohd Anip says that with Typhoon Lekima occurring thousands of kilometres away, it is highly unlikely its effects would be felt here.

Storm brings down the roof on family’s Aidiladha plans

All packed with festive delicacies and ready to drive back to Selangor, but the storm spoils their plans.

Typhoon’s tail fells more than 300 trees in Penang

Most areas affected have been cleared, while 20 storm victims were evacuated to temporary relief centre, says exco man.

Looters cash in on storm chaos at trading stalls

Cash and goods disappear after storm brings down tents at Dataran 350 in Kangar.

Freak storm and strong winds wreak havoc in Penang, Kedah and...

Strong winds cause many uprooted trees and damage to properties.

Cyclone Idai lashes Mozambican port, hits communications

Villages along the coast of the northerly Zambezi province were cut off from the mainland by a two-metre storm surge.

Thousands without power as storm lashes Sydney

Images of cars submerged in floodwaters on main roads, broken traffic lights and fallen trees circulated on social media.

‘Worst over’: Australia begins flood clean-up

Communities remain cut off and thousands are still without power in the state of Queensland, but the weather bureau says downpours have been easing.

Fresh flood warning issued in Australia as PM visits

As waters began to recede Tuesday in some areas, authorities warn people of the dangers of returning home.

Death toll from Philippine storm, landslides climbs to 126

National disaster agency spokesman says unstable soil has made search and retrieval operations a challenge.

Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared

Holidaymakers keen to leave the islands face long delays as transport links are slowly reopened on Saturday.

Tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk closes in

Packing winds of 104 kilometres per hour, Pabuk is unlikely to intensify into a full-blown typhoon.

800 forced to attend classes in tents in Sabah school hit...

MP raps education ministry for failing to ensure repairs to school buildings were completed during long school holidays.

Cyclone Penny threatens bauxite mine in Australia

The category 1 cyclone is expected to cross the coast near the bauxite mining town of Weipa.

Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

17 people are still missing and more than 40,000 were displaced nationwide due to the storm.

Four dead as storm sweeps through central Philippines

Almost 12,000 people were also evacuated from their homes in the Bicol region after the low pressure area, locally named "Usman", hit the eastern side of the country on Saturday.

Italian storms claim 17th life, and 14 million trees

Many of the squares and walkways of Venice itself have been submerged in the highest floods the canal city has seen in a decade.

Five die as storms, high winds batter Italy

Two young people died south of Rome when a tree hit the car they were travelling in, while another person was killed and several injured in the nearby town of Terracina after howling winds brought down scores of slender, tall pine trees.

‘Zombie’ storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

The region around capital Lisbon and the centre of the country at Leiria and Coimbra were worst hit with trees uprooted, cars and houses damaged and local flooding reported.

‘Zombie’ Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

Leslie could turn out to be the most powerful storm to hit Portugal since 1842.

Florida girds for ‘extremely dangerous’ category 4 hurricane

The National Hurricane Center said the storm is now packing maximum wind gusts of 130 mph (210 kilometres).

Hurricane Michael reaches Category 2, threatens southern US

At their most fearsome, these low-pressure weather fronts pack more power than the energy released by the atomic bomb that levelled Hiroshima.