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Powerful Typhoons Scar Japanese Non-Life Insurers’ Earnings

A string of powerful typhoons that struck Japan has left scars on the country’s non-life insurers, with industry giants likely forced to pay a combined $8 billion in insurance payments in the current fiscal year that ends in March. Japan’s …

Weather Watch: Typhoons, Hurricanes, Tropical Storms

As the headline implies, there is a lot to watch in the Atlantic and the Pacific in the next few days. While all the world’s oceans may not be represented, Europe, Asia and North America will all get a chance …

Roads Turn to Rivers in Flooded Thai City

The lucky ones traverse this flood-submerged Thai city in navy boats and motorized canoes. The rest float on whatever they can find – inner tubes, swan-shaped pedal boats, even huge chunks of muddied white plastic foam. With large sections of …

Filipinos Still Trapped on Roofs; Typhoons Kill 59

Rescuers scrambled Sunday to deliver food and water to hundreds of villagers stuck on rooftops for days because of flooding in the northern Philippines, where back-to-back typhoons have left at least 59 people dead. Typhoon Nalgae slammed ashore in northeastern …