Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones

Africa 05/30/19, 03:55

Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead, raising alarm about the effects of climate change on coastal nations.That's according to a government assessment supported by the World Bank, ...

Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone’s path

Asia & Pacific 03/21/19, 01:50

Authorities on Thursday were moving about 2,000 people inland from part of Australia's northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit on Saturday.Evacuees were being moved by air and road from remote, mostly indigenous communities on the east coast of the Northern Territory to its capital, Darwin.Australia's Bureau ...

Update: Aid arriving in Zimbabwe for cyclone victims

Africa 03/20/19, 05:24

The Latest on Cyclone Idai and the flooding damage to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi (all times local):12:25 p.m.More humanitarian aid is being pledged for the three southern African countries badly hit by a tropical cyclone that has killed hundreds of people.A family dig for their son who got buried in ...

Update: Cyclone death toll in Mozambique more than 200

World 03/19/19, 16:08

The Latest on tropical cyclone (all times local):11:05 p.m.Mozambique's president says more than 200 people are confirmed dead in his country alone after a tropical cyclone roared ashore in the southern African nation over the weekend.People trudge through a muddied path to safer ground in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast ...

Florida Senate campaigns spar over Hurricane Michael responses

U.S. 10/17/18, 23:03

Hurricane Michael was the most powerful storm to ever rip into the Florida Panhandle but even a tropical cyclone can't stop midterm election politics. Republican Gov. Rick Scott, vying to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, has forgone campaign appearances while he focuses on duties with his stricken constituents in Florida's ...

Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal, leaves 27 injured

Europe 10/14/18, 01:30

A weakened hurricane Leslie slammed into the coast of Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees, brought down power lines and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain.Over 60 people were forced to leave their homes by the storm and over 300,000 people suffered power outages ...

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