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Monsoon makes landfall in Himachal Pradesh

The southwest monsoon on Wednesday made landfall in Himachal Pradesh on its normal date, Met Department said here.

Tropical Storm Blanca hits Baja California, weakens further

Tropical Storm Blanca has rolled into the Baja California Peninsula, with rains and high winds expected to lash a wide area even as the system continued to lose strength.

Hurricane Blanca strengthens, barrels toward Mexico

Hurricane Blanca strengthened to a category four storm Saturday as it barreled toward Mexico, although forecasters said it could weaken before making landfall on the Baja California peninsula.

World Cup waiting game in storm-hit Brisbane

World Cup waiting game in storm-hit Brisbane

Organisers will delay as long as possible a decision on whether or not Saturday`s World Cup match between Australia and Bangladesh at storm-battered Brisbane will go-ahead once the devastation from Tropical Cyclone Marcia has been assessed.

Oil tanker runs aground; rescue operations on

An oil tanker with 37-member crew on board ran aground off the city coast under the impact of high velocity winds before the landfall of cyclone `Nilam`.

Hurricane Richard makes landfall in Belize

Around 10,000 people took refuge at shelters in the Central American nation.

Taiwan: 6,000 evacuated as typhoon hits

Officials scramble to prevent a repeat of devastation caused by 2009 storm.