France`s Hollande visits typhoon-hit Philippine town

French President Francois Hollande on Friday visited a remote Philippine town devastated by one of the world`s strongest typhoons, seeking to sound a global alarm on climate change ahead of a crucial UN summit.

Millions to gather for pope in stormy Philippines

Pope Francis will celebrate mass with millions in the Philippine capital on Sunday in what could be the world`s biggest papal gathering, capping off a dramatic trip in the Catholic Church`s Asian heartland.

Rains threaten papal mass on storm-hit Philippine island

 The Philippines was watching nervously on Sunday as a tropical storm threatened a typhoon-prone central island that Pope Francis will visit this week on his tour of the fervently Catholic nation.

Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines` typhoon coast

 Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia`s deadliest storms.

Typhoon Hagupit displaces 1.6 mn, toll 27

Typhoon Hagupit, which has left at least 27 people dead and 1.6 million displaced in the Philippines, was downgraded Tuesday from a storm to a tropical depression after passing through the nation's capital where it caused flooding at several places but no major damage.

Typhoon howls through Philippines, more than 1 million flee
Typhoon howls through Philippines, more than 1 million flee

A powerful typhoon tore through the central Philippines on Sunday, bringing howling winds that toppled trees and power poles and cut off communications in areas where thousands were killed by a massive storm just over a year ago.

Philippines typhoon sparks calls for climate action

While loved ones braced for the full impact of Typhoon Hagupit back home, Filipino activists in Lima urged climate negotiators Saturday to act with more urgency in drafting a global plan to limit such potentially life-threatening events.

Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

They may have different names according to the region they hit, but typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones are all violent tropical storms that can generate 10 times as much energy as the Hiroshima atomic bomb.

Typhoon Hagupit slams into Philippines, one million evacuated
Typhoon Hagupit slams into Philippines, one million evacuated

A powerful typhoon roared into the eastern Philippines on Saturday, bringing lashing rain and strong winds that felled trees, ripped off tin roofs and toppled power lines in areas still bearing the scars of a super typhoon 13 months ago.

Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears
Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears

Heavy rain and strong winds began to hit the eastern Philippines on Saturday ahead of a giant storm threatening more devastation to areas yet to recover from a super typhoon that killed thousands.

Typhoon Hagupit triggers massive evacuation in Philippines

More than half a million people in the Philippines have fled from a powerful typhoon in one of the world`s biggest peacetime evacuations as the storm churns towards central provinces that still bear the scars of a super typhoon 13 months ago.

Philippine typhoon widow grateful for cruel consolation

 A tiny store selling lollies, coffee and shampoo may seem a cruel consolation for Philippine typhoon widow Jennifer Pulga, but it keeps her with her children and for that she is deeply grateful.

Typhoon Vongfong leaves 2 dead, nearly 100 injured in Japan

 A powerful storm that battered Japan with high wind and torrential and killed two people headed off out over the Pacific on Tuesday and was downgraded to a tropical depression.

Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan

Powerful typhoon Vongfong slammed into Japan Monday morning, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 300 flights were grounded, officials and local media said.

Japan`s main islands brace for powerful typhoon

Powerful Typhoon Vongfong was churning towards Japan`s main islands Sunday after strong winds and heavy rain left 23 injured in the south.

Powerful typhoon churns toward Okinawa with strong winds

A large powerful typhoon moved slowly towards Japan`s Okinawa island chain on Saturday, packing heavy winds that disrupted flights and knocked out power.

US military officials feared dead as typhoon slams into Japan

Strong typhoon Phanfone slammed into Japan on Monday, packing gusting winds and huge waves that swept three US military officials out to sea in another stark reminder of the country's vulnerability to nature.

Typhoon Phanfone approaching China, warns MeT dept

A powerful typhoon is moving into East China Sea after barreling into southwestern Japan, China's marine forecast station warned on Sunday.

Daniel Ricciardo takes blame for crash at Japanese GP preactice
Daniel Ricciardo takes blame for crash at Japanese GP preactice

Daniel Ricciardo took the blame for a big crash in Friday`s free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on a day when championship leader Lewis Hamilton also had a scary moment.

Typhoon kills 10 in Philippines

 At least 10 people were killed and seven injured after Typhoon Fung-Wong hit the Philippines, officials said Sunday.