Powerful hurricane Odile barrels through Mexico's Baja tourist haven

 Hurricane Odile barreled into the Mexican beach Mecca of Baja California early on Monday, lashing luxury resorts and ripping trees from their roots as tens of thousands of tourists hunkered down in shelters.

Hurricane Marie becomes powerful category 5 storm off Mexico

Hurricane Marie intensified to a powerful category five storm in the Pacific Sunday, as six Mexican states braced for heavy rain and dangerous waves.

Search on for seven missing Bengal fishermen

A search is on for seven fishermen, who have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal following the capsize of two trawlers in a storm.

Severe storm hits southern South Korea

A severe storm hit South Korea`s southern regions Saturday, forcing flights to be grounded and causing property damage, weather authorities said.

Philippine typhoon toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 with six missing as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said on Sunday.

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.

Deep depression over Arabian sea intensifies into cyclonic storm

A deep depression over the Arabian Sea intensified into a cyclonic storm `Nanauk` that lay about 660 kms southwest of Mumbai early this morning and was heading for the Oman coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Rs 27.5 lakh to be disbursed as ex-gratia to victims of storm

Delhi government has sanctioned Rs 27.5 lakh as ex-gratia to the victims of the massive dust storm which struck the capital on May 30.

Hurricanes with female names deadlier

Hurricanes with feminine names may kill three times as many victims because people do not perceive them as being as threatening as storms named after men, scientists said.

Storm lashes Himachal; Rohtang Pass closed

Severe storm accompanied by rains and sleet today lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh, including state capital Shimla, disrupting the normal life while Rohtang Pass was closed due to fresh snowfall in tribal areas.

45 dead due to storm, lightning

At least 45 people were killed in North and Eastern part of the country due to massive storm and lightning, while accompanying rains brought down mercury in most parts reeling under heat wave.

Delhi storm aftermath: Death toll goes up to 14

The death toll in the powerful dust storm has increased to 14 on Saturday even as many areas in the city remained without electricity for over 24 hours due to delay in restoration of damaged power transmission lines.

Najeeb Jung directs officials to provide relief to storm-hit people

Delhi`s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today directed Divisional Commissioner`s office to survey and assess damages to life and property caused by yesterday`s dust storm in the national capital and provide ex-gratia or relief to the affected families.

Seven killed in storm in Jharkhand

Seven people were killed in a storm that raged across Jharkhand early this morning uprooting electricity poles and hundreds of trees.

Storm leads to massive power outages in Delhi

The national capital reeled under massive outages as all major power lines and electricity generating stations were damaged by a powerful thunder storm that hit the city and its neighbourhood on Friday evening.

13 killed as storm hits Uttar Pradesh

As many as 13 people were killed and several injured in a storm that hit eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh late Sunday, officials said.

15 injured in storm, highway blocked in Jalpaiguri

At least 15 persons were injured in the severe storm and hailstorm that hit West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district uprooting trees and damaging houses besides blocking a national highway.

Rain, storm lash 2 Tripura districts; 2 dead

Two persons including a teenaged girl died and many houses collapsed and over 200 people were displaced from homes after a cyclone, accompanied by hail storms, lashed two districts of Tripura, official sources said.

7 killed as ferry capsizes in Bangladesh storm

At least seven persons, including four women, were killed today when a ferry with 70 people on board capsized after a storm hit southwestern coastlines of Bangladesh.

Storm devastates Bangladesh; 16 killed, thousands rendered homeless

A severe storm has killed 16 people dead and destroyed 1,000 homes in northern Bangladesh, police and government officials said Monday.