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One dead, 15 injured in France as storms batter Western Europe

One dead, 15 injured in France as storms batter Western Europe

One person was killed and 15 were reported injured in France on Wednesday as the country took the brunt of storms that swept in from the Atlantic overnight, also hitting Ireland, Britain, Germany and the Netherlands.

Two dead, thousands flee in storm-weary Philippines

Two dead, thousands flee in storm-weary Philippines

Two people were killed and thousands fled strong winds and floods as a tropical depression hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, following deadly back-to-back storms during the Christmas season.

Three dead, six missing as storm hits southern Philippines

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 Friday, unleashing floods and landslides across a region of 20 million people ...

Thousands stranded after storm lashes Philippines

Thousands stranded after storm lashes Philippines

Thousands of people heading home for Christmas in the Philippines were stranded on Sunday by Tropical Depression Kai-Tak, a day after the storm killed three people as it pounded the nation's eastern islands.

Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines

Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines

Tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods and three fishermen were missing Saturday as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak barrelled towards the eastern Philippines, officials said.

India cyclone toll rises to 24, fishermen still missing

India cyclone toll rises to 24, fishermen still missing

The cyclone brought high-speed winds and heavy rains to the Tamil Nadu and Kerala states on the mainland before moving towards the Lakshadweep archipelago off the south-west coast of India.

9 killed after gunmen storm Pakistan student accommodation

9 killed after gunmen storm Pakistan student accommodation

At least nine people including five students were killed in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday when militants stormed an agriculture training centre

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

The storm, which made landfall on Saturday, is the worst in decades to strike Vietnam's southern coastal region, an area normally spared the typhoons that usually hit further north.

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

A woman was killed as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.

Ireland closes schools as major storm approaches

Ireland closes schools as major storm approaches

Ophelia, the largest hurricane ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic Ocean, was downgraded to a storm before it hit the Irish coast but the Met Eireann national weather service warned people to remain indoors.

Ophelia threatens Ireland with worst storm in 50 years

Ophelia threatens Ireland with worst storm in 50 years

Ireland dispatched its armed forces to bolster flood defences on Sunday and warned people against non-essential travel as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia threatened the country with its worst storm in 50 years.

Two killed as storm lashes northern Germany

Two killed as storm lashes northern Germany

Police in Hamburg said a woman was killed when a tree fell on her car, while first responders brought another woman to hospital with serious injuries.