| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:18 PM
NEW DELHI — India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as more than half a million people in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas spent a terrifying night in shelters amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled train trips and...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:56 AM
MEXICO CITY -- A hurricane with sustained winds of up to 120 mph was spinning off of Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, threatening to bring more suffering to a country still recovering from dozens of deaths and massive destruction caused by a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:56 PM
MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Raymond remained parked off the Mexican Pacific Coast on Tuesday, diminishing in power but slowly heading to a region still recovering from last month’s deadly tropical storm.
At 1 p.m. Tuesday, Raymond was downgraded...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:17 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Pacific coast of Mexico, still smarting from the battering it took from a tropical storm last month, appears to have dodged another assault as a powerful storm moved away from the coast early Wednesday.
Conagua, the Mexican water...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:31 PM
TOKYO -- A powerful typhoon lashed Japan with torrential rain Monday, leaving two dead as it damaged homes and flooded parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered to evacuate to shelters.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Two powerful storms gripped Mexico in a pincer movement Monday, dumping tons of rain on both coasts, forcing closures of roads and airports in several cities and killing at least 34 people.
Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:54 PM
MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities launched operations Tuesday to rescue tens of thousands of stranded tourists from Pacific resorts such as Acapulco, as deadly twin storms dissipated but the floods they spawned continued to inundate vast parts of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:19 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Rescue teams were searching Thursday for at least 58 people believed buried in a mudslide after multiple storms battered large swaths of the country, killing nearly 100 people nationwide and leaving thousands stranded or homeless.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, salvage crews upright the capsized 114,000-ton Costa Concordia cruise ship in a painstaking $800-million salvage effort 20 months after it struck rocks off Giglio, Italy. More photos Washington, D.C.: People exited a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:12 PM
MEXICO CITY – As the death toll continues to rise from twin storms that flooded much of Mexico, government officials are coming under intense criticism for their handling of the crisis, for failing to act on warnings, and for allowing shoddy...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:37 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Storms and insecurity are further eroding once-optimistic predictions for Mexico’s economic growth, analysts say.
At the start of the year, Mexico’s new government under President Enrique Peña Nieto boasted of a robust economy...