06 Dec 2012
Rescue workers searched on Thursday through thick mud, broken homes and fallen trees for survivors, two days after a typhoon swept the southern Philippines killing nearly 400 people and leaving at least as many missing.
08 Dec 2012
Philippine President Benigno Aquino declared a state of national calamity on Saturday, four days after this year's strongest typhoon left nearly 1,000 people dead or missing mostly in the country's resource-rich south.
17 Jan 2015
Tacloban (Philippines): Pope Francis was forced on Saturday to flee a fierce storm in the Philippines that killed a papal volunteer, cutting short a mercy mission to weeping survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon.
08 Dec 2014
Manila: The massive Typhoon Hagupit has led to the death of at least three people and over 890,000 people being evacuated in the Philippines, with the wind speed touching 170 kmph, media reported on Sunday.
06 Dec 2014
Manila: About 500,000 people have been evacuated before the projected landfall of Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, in central Philippines, a senior government official said on Friday.
09 Dec 2014
Manila: Typhoon Hagupit, which has left at least 27 people dead and 1.6 million displaced in the Philippines, was downgraded on 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.
13 Oct 2014
Tokyo: Powerful typhoon Vongfong slammed into Japan on Monday morning, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 300 flights were grounded, officials and local media said.
11 Oct 2014
Tokyo: Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.
11 Jul 2014
Tokyo: Tropical storm Neoguri churned toward the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Japan's east coast on Friday after leaving several people dead and causing havoc in other parts of the country.
07 Jul 2014
Tokyo: Super typhoon Neoguri was barreling toward Japan's Okinawa islands on Monday, packing violent winds and torrential rains as officials warned residents to stay indoors, while the biggest US Air Force base in the Pacific evacuated some of its aircrafts.