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Roofs ripped off houses as tornado tears through French town

Several people injured as the tornado leaves southern French town of Arles in destruction.

Roofs ripped off houses as tornado tears through French town

Weather

Rescuers look for missing as typhoon kills more people in Japan

At least 12 remain missing after deadly Typhoon Hagibis, which left as many as 13,000 homes flooded in 13 prefectures.

Rescuers look for missing as typhoon kills more people in Japan

Japan

Outrage after homeless men denied refuge from Typhoon Hagibis

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promises to take action after two men were denied entry to a Tokyo storm shelter.

Outrage after homeless men denied refuge from Typhoon Hagibis

Weather

Japan typhoon death toll climbs as hopes for missing fade

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warns of prolonged economic impact from typhoon, which swept across country at the weekend.

Japan typhoon death toll climbs as hopes for missing fade

US & Canada

US: Deadly wildfire in Los Angeles burns with subdued fury

Saddleridge fire, now mostly confined to less populated areas, scorched thousands of hectares of land.

US: Deadly wildfire in Los Angeles burns with subdued fury

Asia Pacific

Japan begins clean-up after Typhoon Hagibis leaves dozens dead

Rescue efforts under way and power being restored after powerful typhoon swamps Nagano, gateway to the Japanese Alps.

Asia Pacific

Japan: Troops sent as worst typhoon in decades kills 33

Rescue efforts under way as powerful typhoon paralyses Tokyo, leaving nearly half a million homes without power.

Typhoon Hagibis kills many as it batters Japan, troops deployed

Asia Pacific

Deadly Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

Japan issues highest level of disaster warning over 'unprecedented' downpours that caused flooding and landslides.

Deadly Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

Weather

Tens of thousands evacuated as California wildfires rage

Red flag warnings issued as more than 1,000 firefighters battle blazes and Santa Ana winds fan flames near Los Angeles.

Tens of thousands evacuated as California wildfires rage

Japan

Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Japan coast

Heavy rains and strong winds hit Japan as the typhoon, forecast as the worst in six decades, makes landfall.

Japan

Typhoon Hagibis threatens Tokyo with heaviest rain in 60 years

Domestic flights cancelled, residents warned of flooding as typhoon inches closer with wind gusts of up to 252km/h.

Typhoon Hagibis threatens Tokyo with heaviest rain in 60 years

Weather

Bushfires break out across Australia, destroy homes

Drought, early season heat and blustery winds set off blazes in Queensland and New South Wales.

Bushfires break out across Australia, destroy homes

Climate Change

Odds favour Greta Thunberg for Nobel Peace, but experts sceptical

In little more than a year, Thunberg galvanised millions around the world to take part in climate change demonstrations.

Odds favour Greta Thunberg for Nobel Peace, but experts sceptical

Weather

Super Typhoon Hagibis heads towards Japan

From tropical storm to a Category 5 equivalent, Hagibis is one of the most explosive storms on record.

Super Typhoon Hagibis heads towards Japan