514,000 residents affected as hail, floods hit east China

A total of 514,000 residents have been affected by strong winds, hail and rainstorm-triggered floods in east China’s Jiangxi Province, with 45,000 relocated, local authorities said Saturday. Starting Thursday, it had been raining heavily in the northeastern, central parts of … Read More

Severe storms leave behind damage, death as they move east

RALEIGH, N.C. — Tornado watches and severe thunderstorm warnings expired for a majority of North Carolina Sunday night as a line of severe storms that caused death and destruction across the state moved east. A tornado watch issued by the National … Read More

Deadly South Asia floods affect 16 millon people

More than 16 million people have now been affected by seasonal flooding across a swathe of South Asia, say aid officials. The floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India are thought to have killed about 500 people and are expected to … Read More