A monster blizzard that has paralyzed the US East Coast intensified on Saturday afternoon as it barreled into New York City, prompting a travel ban on area highways as high winds whipped up record-setting tides in New Jersey and Delaware.
A massive storm barreled toward Washington DC, on Friday, poised to drop near-record snowfall on the US capital before walloping New York and other East Coast cities with blizzard conditions.
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Severe thunderstorms in Sydney on Thursday killed at least one person and injured another, police said, with winds of 122 kmph (76 mph) lashing Australia's busiest airport, besides ripping down power lines and closing roads.
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BP said it ordered a total evacuation of its Valhall platform in the North Sea on Thursday after a barge broke its anchor and was drifting towards the installation following a storm.
"The barge has changed direction and BP ha
Swollen rivers in the US Midwest and other regions brought flood warnings for over 12 million Americans on Wednesday as scores of buildings were submerged after days of intense rain in which 24 people have died.
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Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.
Bahrain’s weather will be unsettled from tomorrow (December 24), say met men. The climate will change to mainly cloudy with a chance of frequent thunderstorms, reaching a peak on Friday (December 25) and early Saturday. Rainshowers will
Butchers boycotting red meat over subsidy cuts stormed a Muharraq Municipal Council meeting in Bahrain yesterday (October 18), demanding government action. Meat traders in the Muharraq Central Market have refused to do business since the subsi
Oil prices fell back on Thursday after an early rally on fears of storm damage to US oil installations faded.
Brent, the global benchmark for oil, was down 20 cents, or 0.4 per cent, at $48.17 a barrel by 10:33
A heavy sandstorm swept across parts of the Middle East on Tuesday, killing two people and hospitalising hundreds in Lebanon and disrupting fighting and air strikes in neighbouring Syria.
Clouds of dust also engulfed Israel, Jorda