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Inter-monsoon rains will wash away haze soon, says Met

Meteorological Department says thunderstorms and strong winds can be expected from Tuesday until early November.

Powerful typhoon triggers blackout in southern Japan

Japan’s weather bureau issued warnings of heavy rains, floods and high tides.

Thailand’s northeast inundated after tropical storm

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

2 dead after powerful typhoon pummels Tokyo

Non-compulsory evacuation orders were issued to hundreds of thousands and authorities said more than 2,000 people had taken refuge in shelters at one point.

13,000 houses damaged in ‘catastrophic’ Bahamas hurricane, says Red Cross

The IFRC has released US$252,000 from its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to bolster the initial response to the crisis.

Bahamas braces as monster Hurricane Dorian heads for US mainland

The core of the extremely dangerous Category 4 storm is set to be 'near or over' parts of the northwestern Bahamas on Sunday.

Hurricane Dorian changes course, strengthens to Category 4

Meteorologists say Dorian has grown into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm as it heads toward land. 

Selangor flood alert for spring tide tomorrow

Five coastal districts told to make preparations in case high tides cause flooding.

Dorian to become major hurricane as it targets Florida

Hurricane Dorian is expected to strengthen over the next few days as it approaches the Bahamas and then Florida over the weekend.

Trump denies report he wanted to nuke hurricanes

Donald Trump denied saying he wanted to nuke hurricanes, calling the Axios reports fake news.

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.

Looters cash in on storm chaos at trading stalls

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

Dry weather expected until October

A shortage of rainfall is expected, with warmer and drier weather without the El Nino and La Nina phenomena.

Global weather chaos is also shrivelling Asia’s crop production

Drought, and floods in some areas, have devastated the livelihoods of thousands of people.

12 killed in house collapse as monsoon toll rises across South...

A four-storey building on a hillside in India collapsed, killing 12 people and trapping at least seven others.

World’s major cities to face ‘unknown’ climate conditions by 2050

A fifth of the world's major cities will face 'unknown' climate conditions by 2050, researchers warn, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

India heatwave temperatures pass 50°C

All of Rajasthan suffered in severe heat with several cities hitting maximum temperatures above 47°C.

Floods threaten a 12th century Afghan gem

Built on an octagonal base, the minaret has a double staircase on the inside and is elaborately decorated.

It’s our good weather, Dewan Rakyat told as to why teenagers...

No plan to impose curfew on those under 18, says Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail in giving reasons why youths prefer to stay out late.

Two dead, hundreds evacuated amid severe Indonesia floods

Flooding is common during Indonesia's rainy season, which runs roughly from October to April.

Bowlers likely to benefit after rain washes out first day

Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes said he was certain the wet weather would aid the team that won the toss.

Good weather expected to bolster palm output

However, the reduced use of fertiliser and labour shortage could limit growth in output of the commodity.

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.

January was Australia’s hottest month ever

The mean temperature across the vast continent exceeded 30°C for the 1st time in recorded history.