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.