Pedestrians shield themselves from the rain with umbrellas as they cross a street in Taipei. Typhoon Matmo approaches eastern Taiwan. Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan on Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides. Read more
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Fishing boats are pictured amid heavy winds and rain brought by Typhoon Rammasun as it hit the town of Imus in the Philippines Read more
An Indian man sits beneath the road level with his face covered during a powerful dust storm in Jammu, India
Lightning is pictured over Algermissen, Germany. Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said on Tuesday Read more
Lightning strikes in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti
A thunderstorm in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, on Tuesday Read more
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Philip Triplett recovers an American flag from the destroyed home of a family friend after it was hit by a tornado in Louisville, Mississippi. A string of deadly tornadoes tore through the region beginning on Monday, leaving more than two dozen dead.
Debris from an RV lot is strewn around in Mayflower, Arkansas. A storm system that killed more than 20 people continued its march across a large swath of the US southeast on Tuesday, packing baseball-sized hail, damaging winds and the threat of more tornadoes.
A storm approaches in Hong Kong. Bad weather is affecting the city due to a trough of low pressure on coastal areas of neighbouring Guangdong province in southern China. Read more
Wind-driven waves crash on a sea wall in Scituate, Massachusetts. Cape Cod and the islands were expected to bear the brunt of the spring storm that struck full force Wednesday. The storm could drop up to 10 inches of snow.