14 July 2020, Tuesday | 01:40pm


Thousands flee as Typhoon Kammuri churns towards Philippines


MANILA: The Philippines was braced for powerful Typhoon Kammuri as the storm churned closer, forcing evacuations and threatening plans for the Southeast Asian Games events near the capital Manila.

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35


TOKYO: Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching Monday for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 35 people.

Storm, engine failure cause chaos on Norway cruise (Video)

A video recorded by an eyewitness showed furniture rolling around from side to side, and parts of a ceiling falling down during a storm which hit a luxury cruise ship off Norway’s west coast.

Weatherman: Be careful when outdoors

PETALING JAYA: Check weather conditions before embarking on outdoor activities because lightning can strike anytime throughout the year, the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) advises.

Most lightning deaths and injuries occur when people are caught outdoors, added the department.