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Storm Ciara lashes Europe, disrupts travel

Storm Ciara lashes Europe, disrupts travel

Hundreds of flights and train services were cancelled across northwest Europe on Monday as Storm Ciara swept in packing powerful winds after lashing Britain and Ireland ...

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

Parts of Australia's east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.

Forty-one people killed as storms, lightning strike northern India

Forty-one people killed as storms, lightning strike northern India

At least 41 people were killed as storms and lightning struck the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on the weekend, officials said.

Freak Nepal storm kills 27, injures hundreds

Freak Nepal storm kills 27, injures hundreds

A freak storm tore down houses and overturned cars and trucks as it swept across southern Nepal killing at least 27 people and leaving more than 600 injured, officials said Monday.

Nine dead in Italy as storms cause chaos in Europe

Nine dead in Italy as storms cause chaos in Europe

Violent gales and heavy rains have pummelled swaths of Europe, leaving at least nine people dead in Italy and cutting off roads and electricity, officials said Tuesday.

At least 30 killed as storms, lightning strike across Indian states

At least 30 killed as storms, lightning strike across Indian states

Fresh storms and lightning strikes have claimed at least 30 lives across northern and eastern India, officials and news reports said Saturday.

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

More storms likely in India after 66 people killed

Storm uprooted trees, knocked down power poles, grounded flights and disrupted trains across northern, eastern and southern states, including the capital, New Delhi, on Sunday evening.

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Heavy rains and storms have caused serious damage to the Turkish capital Ankara, especially the suburban district of Mamak.

Storms dump rain across US Midwest, kill Kentucky woman

Storms dump rain across US Midwest, kill Kentucky woman

A band of thunderstorms reaching across the lower Mississippi Valley into Ohio on Saturday killed a Kentucky woman in her home and threatened more flooding in an area ...

Four dead as huge storms batter northern Europe

Four dead as huge storms batter northern Europe

The Netherlands bore the brunt of the severe winter storms -- the second this month -- as bitter winds barrelled off the North Sea to hit the low-lying country with full force.

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braced on Monday for fresh storms as the official death toll from last week's floods and landslides rose to 72.