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October 19, 2017 3:38 PM Storm Brian: Strong winds set to hit British Isles

An Atlantic storm, which is due to hit parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland this weekend, has been named Brian, the Irish Met office has said. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for strong winds and potential flooding in parts of southern and western England and Wales on Saturday. Met Éireann issued an orange warning, of potentially "significant" 13

October 11, 2017 10:33 PM 10 Weeks, 10 Hurricanes, and a 124-Year-Old Record Is Matched

The number of named storms — 10 hurricanes and five tropical storms, for a total of 15 — has already made the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season one of the busiest on record, and there is still more than a month and a half to go before it officially ends. But what really stands out is the intensity and duration of the storms, reflected in a measure known 15

September 18, 2017 2:33 AM Toll from typhoon rises to at least 9 in Vietnam; 4 missing

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - The death toll from Typhoon Doksuri has risen to at least nine, with four people still missing since the storm hit Vietnam last week. The Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said Sunday the typhoon that battered the central coast on Friday also injured 112 people and destroyed or damaged more than 150,000 houses in six provinces 4

September 10, 2017 2:40 PM Knifeman storms into church and stabs three worshippers in front of horrified 150-strong congregation

A 46-year-old man has been arrested after three worshippers were hurt in church by the suspect who wielded a 'kitchen knife' in front of a horrified 150-strong congregation. One victim, 33, suffered a neck wound before two other members of the congregation at the New Jerusalem Apostolic Church in Aston, Birmingham, hurt their hands while restraining 12

August 25, 2017 2:08 AM Harvey's perfect storm recipe: Warm water, calm air up high

Hurricane Harvey is following the perfect recipe to be a monster storm, meteorologists say. Warm water. Check. Calm air at 40,000 feet high. Check. Slow speed to dump maximum rain. Check. University of Miami senior hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy said Harvey combines the worst attributes of nasty recent Texas storms: The devastating storm surge of Hurricane 20

July 30, 2017 5:50 AM Look who is sleeping on our porch! Enormous black bear takes shelter from the rain on Florida family's doorstep

A Florida man had a fright when he arrived home and discovered a massive sleeping black bear on his front doorstep. Warren Woodard came home, unaware of the bear, until his wife told him to come take a look at their snoozing guest in Longwood. 'I went around to the garage and my wife - we met at the garage door, and she said, "Come here a minute,"' Woodard 9

July 24, 2017 1:30 PM Weather experts get it WRONG as Met Office admits August will be WASHOUT

WEATHER experts who predicted Britain’s hottest-ever summer are now feeling the heat after the Met Office admitted August will be a washout. And to make matters worse, the UK is now heading for the worst winter of all time with forecasters fearing a repeat of the disastrous 2014 floods. But the mid-term outlook is now far more glum with heavy showers 11

July 17, 2017 6:09 PM 8 hurt in 10-vehicle wreck during West Texas dust storm

RANKIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities are blaming a zero-visibility dust storm for a 10-vehicle pileup in West Texas that left eight people hurt, including one in critical condition. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the accident happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 349, near Rankin, about 275 miles (440 kilometers) northwest of San Antonio 8

July 17, 2017 7:19 AM Strong storms divert planes from Phoenix, flood highways

PHOENIX (AP) - Strong storm systems in Phoenix have caused major power outages, flooded part of a major highway and prompted air traffic controllers to divert some flights. The Arizona Republic reports (http://bit.ly/2uq2IGf ) that nearly 6,000 households lost power Saturday night in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. It wasn't immediately clear 4

July 14, 2017 10:58 AM Tree crashes onto recently renovated 250-year-old home

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) - A tree has crashed onto the roof of a 250-year-old home after heavy storms in Massachusetts. WGGB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2uY7GYe ) the current owner had just spent $100,000 on renovations on the home in Longmeadow's historic Town Green area. Melissa Ledoux says she wanted to get the tree removed, but it's on her neighbor's 2