A storm described by forecasters as “particularly dangerous” has hit the south and mid-west of the US, killing at least seven people and injuring scores more ahead of the Christmas break. Three people were killed as tornadoes moved through northern Mississippi, officials said, along with two in Tennessee and one in Arkansas. There have been… Read More Seven dead as tornadoes, storms hit southern coasts of U.S.
As heavy rain pummeled Japan for a second straight day, the Kinugawa River broke through a flood berm, sending a wall of water into Joso, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) northeast of Japan’s capital. Helicopters plucked dozens of residents from the tops of their homes in Japan on Thursday, but rescue officials said they were… Read More Severe flooding hits Japan