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Death toll from landslide rises to 54 with dozens still missing

The death toll from a massive landslide that hit a gold-mining village in the southern Philippines has risen to 54 with 63 people still...

Los Angeles records more than 300 mudslides during violent storm

Los Angeles Fire Chief Kristin Crowley said on Tuesday that crews had responded to 307 mudslides and that five buildings had been deemed uninhabitable...

Three dead and more than 100 homes damaged in earthquake in western China

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake in a remote part of China’s western Xinjiang region killed at least three people and caused extensive damage in freezing...

Heavy snowfall and freezing rain cause flight cancellations across Germany

Heavy snowfall and freezing rain has led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and trains, crashes on icy roads, and school closures across...

Stranded tourists evacuated after multiple avalanches trap 1,000 people in China

Rescuers evacuated tourists on Tuesday from a remote skiing area in north-western China where dozens of avalanches triggered by heavy snow have trapped more...

Hundreds evacuate homes after flooding in south-east Australia

Hundreds of people have been ordered to evacuate their homes after flooding inundated parts of Victoria state, as wild weather continues to batter Australia’s...

Japan issues tsunami warnings after series of strong earthquakes on west coast

Japan issued tsunami alerts and ordered evacuations on Monday following a series of earthquakes which started a fire and trapped people under rubble on...

More than 300 rescued from floodwaters in northeast Australia

More than 300 people were rescued overnight from floodwaters in northeast Australia, with dozens of residents clinging to roofs, officials said. Cairns Airport was closed...

Norwegian government makes deal over deep sea mining in Arctic Ocean

Norway’s minority centre-left government and two large opposition parties have made a deal to open the Arctic Ocean up to seabed mineral exploration –...

One dead, 11 missing after landslide and floods hit Indonesia’s Sumatra island

Rescuers have recovered the body of a man buried under tons of mud and rocks after flash floods and a landslide crashed on to...

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