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Landslides Cut off Major Brazilian Grains Port, Dozens Missing

SAO PAULO — Landslides after heavy rains in southern Brazil left dozens of people missing in Parana state and cut off access to a major port for grains and sugar shipments, authorities said on Wednesday. The BR-277 road to Paranagua …

Report: 90% of US Counties Hit with Disaster in Last Decade

Ninety percent of the counties in the United States suffered a weather disaster between 2011 and 2021, according to a report published Wednesday. Some endured as many as 12 federally-declared disasters over those 11 years. More than 300 million people …

Over 100 Dead, Dozens Missing in Storm-Ravaged Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 100 people have died in one of the most destructive storms to lash the Philippines this year with dozens more feared missing after villagers fled in the wrong direction and got buried in a …

Powerful Typhoon Hits North Philippines, Thousands Evacuated

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon slammed into the northeastern Philippines on Sunday and was barreling across the main Luzon island toward the capital in a densely populated path where thousands have been evacuated to safety. Typhoon Noru hit …

Stranded Hurricane Fiona Victims in Puerto Rico Await Aid

Hurricane Fiona left hundreds of people stranded across Puerto Rico after smashing roads and bridges, with authorities still struggling to reach people four days after the storm smacked the U.S. territory, causing historic flooding. For now, government officials are working …

Hurricane Kay’s Outer Bands Threaten Heavy Rain, Landslides in Southern California

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Kay steamed northward along the coast of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula Friday and forecasters say it might bring gusty winds and two to four inches of rain to southernmost California this weekend. Authorities in Baja …

Heavy Rain After Deadly China Quake Complicates Recovery

BEIJING (AP) — Heavy rains are complicating earthquake recovery efforts in southwestern China, where the death toll from Monday’s disaster has risen to 82. More than 20,000 people have been moved to temporary shelters amid the threat of landslides and …

South Korean Rain Turns Roads into Rivers, Leaves 9 Dead

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Some of the heaviest rain in decades swamped South Korea’s capital region, turning Seoul’s streets into car-clogged rivers and sending floods cascading into subway stations. At least nine people were killed — some drowning in …

Record Rain Leaves at Least 8 Dead in South Korean Capital

SEOUL —At least eight people died in and around Seoul overnight, South Korean authorities said on Tuesday, after torrential rain knocked out power, caused landslides and left roads and subways submerged. The southern part of the national capital received more …

Strong Quake Kills 5, Injures Dozens in Northern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong earthquake set off landslides and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens. In the capital, hospital patients were evacuated and terrified people rushed outdoors. The …