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Maria intensifies to rare Category 5 hurricane in Caribbean

Maria would be the most powerful hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in 85 years.

Central Vietnam residents left homeless after Typhoon Doksuri

100,000 houses were unroofed or destroyed in the biggest storm to hit the country in a decade. 

Typhoon tears across Vietnam, skirting key coffee region

Nearly 80,000 people have been evacuated from coastal regions with winds exceeding 130 km (80 miles) per hour.
September 15, 2017 | 12:21 pm GMT+7

Typhoon Doksuri claims first life before making landfall in Vietnam

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated with the storm expected to hit on Friday afternoon with winds of 130kph.
September 15, 2017 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Giant typhoon strengthens on collision course with Vietnam’s north-central coast

Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Tri are in the firing line with the hurricane feared the most dangerous one to threaten Vietnam in years.
September 14, 2017 | 11:58 am GMT+7

Typhoon Talim veers away from Taiwan, moves towards Japan

Talim had gained in strength since Wednesday as it approached Taiwan's northern cities.
September 14, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7

At least three dead, six missing, as storm hits Philippines

Most of the dead and missing were poor people forced to live in identified 'danger zones'.
September 12, 2017 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam conducts disaster drills off northern coast

Around 2,000 officers took part to prepare for natural disasters in Quang Ninh Province. 
September 12, 2017 | 09:42 am GMT+7

Irma aims full fury at Florida's Gulf Coast, floods central Miami

The storm killed at least 28 people as it raged through the Caribbean en route to Florida.
September 11, 2017 | 06:56 am GMT+7

Hurricane Irma leaves trail of destruction in the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, lashed the Caribbean as it makes its way towards the Bahamas, Cuba and southern Florida.
September 09, 2017 | 12:27 pm GMT+7

Hurricane Irma churns through Caribbean islands, possibly en route to Florida

Irma is expected to become the second powerful storm to thrash the U.S. mainland in as many weeks after devastating Hurricane Harvey.
September 06, 2017 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Landslides kill 2, injure 7 in Vietnam's northern mountains

A 8-month-old child and her mother perished.
September 04, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Harvey to cost Texas $58 billion in losses: report

If that estimate holds, it would make Harvey the world's 9th most expensive natural disaster since 1900.
August 31, 2017 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Divided US embraces floods as chance to pull together

After a polarizing election and a swirl of controversies that further highlighted their deep divides, Americans have embraced the Texas floods as a rare opportunity to pull ...
August 30, 2017 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Trump surveys devastated Texas as Harvey rages on

At least 12 people have been killed in Houston.
August 30, 2017 | 08:37 am GMT+7