13 killed in Typhoon Matmo in China

At least 13 people have been killed and more than 2.5 million affected as Typhoon Matmo swept through eight provinces of China.

Two typhoons hit China; 64 killed, 21 still missing

The death toll in the two recent typhoons in China has reached 64 with another 21 people still missing, according to latest figures released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

Vietnam says extreme weather linked to typhoon kills 27

Extreme weather caused by Typhoon Rammasun has killed 27 people in Vietnam, with the storm unleashing flash floods, landslides and lightning strikes, authorities said on Tuesday.

Super typhoon Rammasun hits southern China, kills one

One person was killed as the strongest typhoon to hit southern Chinese island of Hainan in 40 years made landfall today, after claiming 64 lives and leaving a trail of destruction in neighbouring Philippines.

Typhoon power woes in Philippines as death toll hits 38

Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power today after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the capital and tore down flimsy rural homes, claiming at least 38 lives.

Typhoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts, cuts power, prompts evacuation

Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on Wednesday as authorities said the first major storm of the country`s brutal rainy season claimed at least four lives and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate.

Thousands flee in Philippines as typhoon strengthens

Typhoon Rammasun was set to strike the Bicol region in the east of the country at 6:00 pm (local time), with Manila and other heavily populated areas also expected to be hit early tomorrow, the state weather service said.

Downgraded typhoon heading toward Fukushima plant

Tropical storm Neoguri churned toward the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Japan`s east coast Friday after leaving several people dead and causing havoc in other parts of the country.

Typhoon churns towards Japan, prompting calls to evacuate

Hundreds of flights were cancelled in Japan and more than 500,000 people urged to evacuate as a powerful typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to southwestern islands and was forecast to reach Tokyo later in the week.

Japan issues highest alert over super typhoon Neoguri

Japan`s weather agency on Monday issued its highest alert as super typhoon Neoguri barreled toward the southern Okinawa island chain, warning of violent winds and high waves.

Philippine Catholics make lifelong sacrifice after typhoon

Returning to their destroyed village after a catastrophic typhoon that killed thousands in the Philippines last year, a weary band of Catholics vowed a lifelong sacrifice to thank God for saving them.

Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN

Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said.

With billboards, tweets, Philippines thanks world for aid

The Philippines said "Thank you" on billboards around the world on Saturday in gratitude for the massive outpouring of international help after a typhoon that killed about 8,000 people three months ago.

Death toll from Philippines storm climbs to 40

The death toll from the first storm to batter the disaster-prone Philippines this year has climbed to 40, officials said on Sunday, as forecasters warned more heavy rain was on its way.

Christmas in mud as rain pelts Philippine disaster zone

Survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon spent a gloomy Christmas Day surrounded by mud today as heavy rain drove many inside their flimsy shelters.

UN leader Ban to see Philippines typhoon city

UN leader Ban Ki-moon will go to the typhoon-stricken Philippines city of Tacloban this week to highlight the growing number of weather disasters.

Helicopter crashes in Philippines

A private helicopter in the Philippines carrying relief goods for typhoon-affected people crashed into the Manila Bay Sunday, a media report said.

Philippine typhoon toll rises to record 5,209

The death toll from super typhoon Haiyan, which slammed across the central Philippines two weeks ago, has risen to more than 5,200, the National Disaster Agency said.

US appoints new ambassador to the Philippines

The United States has sworn in a veteran diplomat as its new ambassador to the Philippines as the Southeast Asian nation grapples with the aftermath of a devastating typhoon.

Philippines typhoon toll crosses 4,000 mark

Death toll from typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) breached the 4,000 level, the Philippine disaster agency said Wednesday.