Typhoons

Heavy rain and strong winds caused damage in Hadibu as Cyclone Mekunu pounded the Yemeni island of Socotra, Thursday, May 24, 2018. At least 17 people were reported missing. The powerful storm remained on path to strike Oman this weekend. (AP Photo/Abdullah Morgan)
May 24, 2018 - 9:39 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu pounded the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea on Thursday morning, lashing it with heavy rain and strong winds as the powerful storm remained on path to strike Oman this weekend. At least 17 people were reported missing. With winds now...
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In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo provided by the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, second from left, attends the wake for the overseas worker killed in Kuwait, Joanna Demafelis in Iloilo city, central Philippines. Duterte has banned the deployment of Filipino workers to the oil-rich Arab nation in anger while Filipino authorities are hunting for the local job recruiters of the 29-year-old Demafelis. At left is Joanna's father Crisanto and third from left is her mother Eva. (AP Photo/Christopher "Bong" Go, Special Assistant to the President)
March 02, 2018 - 6:20 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — When Joanna Demafelis' indebted family needed money to fix their typhoon-battered home, she followed in the footsteps of millions of other Filipinos and left to find work overseas. And like far too many Filipinos, her journey ended in tragedy. Demafelis' mutilated body...
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This image made from video shows debris from tropical storm Tembin, in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam. (AP Photo)
December 25, 2017 - 11:27 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam. Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam's Mekong Delta had been evacuated as the region braced for the...
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In this image made from video taken Dec. 24, 2017, people stand in the area damaged by storm Tembin in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines. Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.(AP Photo)
December 24, 2017 - 11:50 pm
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year. Tropical Storm Tembin unleashed landslides and flash floods...
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In this photo made from video by Aclimah Disumala, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, villagers cross raging flood waters in Lanao del Norte, Zamboanga Pennisula, southern Philippines. A tropical storm has unleashed flash floods and set off landslides in the southern Philippines leaving dozens of people dead. (Aclimah Disumala via the AP)
December 23, 2017 - 9:20 pm
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others missing, officials said. Most of the deaths from Tropical Storm Tembin, which...
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Accompanied by Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence flashes two thumbs upon his arrival at the Muniz National Guard Air Base, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. The trip comes days after U.S President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico and praised relief efforts without mentioning the criticism that the federal response has drawn. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
October 06, 2017 - 5:52 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Vice President's Mike Pence's visit to the U.S. Virgin Islands (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, are at a San Juan church handing out sandwiches to Puerto Ricans recovering from Hurricane Maria. Pence says the...
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A woman holds on to her pet as they evacuate from flood waters caused by Typhoon Hato and the tide in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. Thousands of people were evacuated from parts of the mainland coast ahead of the storm's arrival, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT
August 24, 2017 - 5:55 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 16 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Macau said Thursday that eight people were killed in the former...
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A woman holds on to her pet as they evacuate from flood waters caused by Typhoon Hato and the tide in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. Thousands of people were evacuated from parts of the mainland coast ahead of the storm's arrival, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT
August 24, 2017 - 5:26 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Macau said Thursday that eight people were killed in the former...
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A man paddles a kayak along a flooded street caused by Typhoon Hato in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. Thousands of people were evacuated from parts of the mainland coast ahead of the storm's arrival, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported. (Chinatopix Via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 1:00 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Macau said Thursday eight people were killed in the former Portuguese...
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A man paddles a kayak along a flooded street caused by Typhoon Hato in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. Thousands of people were evacuated from parts of the mainland coast ahead of the storm's arrival, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported. (Chinatopix Via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 12:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century has left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Eight people were killed in Macau, including two men found overnight in...
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