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# Tropical Storm

This year
Tens of thousands of homes evacuated in New Zealand as tropical storm hits
“Things will get worse before they get better,” Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said.
Tens of thousands homeless and two dozen dead after Madagascar tropical storm
Cyclone Cheneso smashed into northeastern Madagascar 10 days ago.
Last year
At least 31 dead after floods and landslides in south Philippines
Tropical Storm Nalgae caused unusually heavy rains in Maguindanao province.
Tropical Storm Ian to strengthen into a hurricane and head toward Cuba and Florida
Ian was forecast to intensify rapidly and become a major hurricane as soon as late Monday.
Death toll from Philippines landslides and floods rises to 58
Scientists have long warned that typhoons are strengthening more rapidly due to the effects of climate change.
At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa
The storm made landfall on Monday in Madagascar before ploughing into Mozambique and Malawi.
All time
Six people die after tropical storm Isaias sweeps up the east coast of the US
Two people died when Isaias created a tornado that struck a North Carolina mobile home park.
Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk
The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.
Wet weather expected as tail end of hurricane due to hit Ireland next week
Helene will be an ex-tropical storm by the time it gets here.
Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides
Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the nation’s second-largest island of Mindanao, triggering flash floods and mudslides.
Leo Varadkar's trip to Africa set to be cancelled as political storm escalates
Varadkar is scheduled to travel to Mali and Coast Ivory next week.
US presidential race jolted by looming 'megastorm'
The candidates are forced to cancel some appearances as states of emergency are declared across eight states.
Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.
Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast
President Obama has called on residents in the storm’s projected path to heed the warnings, saying: “Now’s not the time to tempt fate.”
The Evening Fix: Tuesday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Isaac: “On the verge becoming a hurricane”
Tropical Storm Isaac may to be upgraded to a hurricane – and could hit the day before the seventh anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans.
New Orleans braces for Isaac, seven years after Hurricane Katrina
The tropical storms is expected to build strength as it approaches America’s Gulf Coast.
Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US
Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.
Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti
The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.
Philippines prepares for mass burial of storm victims
The tropical storm killed at least 650 people this weekend and left over 800 missing, according to the Red Cross.
Floods recede slowly in storm-battered Philippines
At least 56 people have been killed after two back-to-back typhoons hit the Philippines over the weekend.
Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam
Monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms across Asia have left more than 600 people dead or missing in recent weeks. Today, Vietnam has had to evacuate tens of thousands of people ahead of a tropical storm.
State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast
The US coast from Texas to Florida is bracing for heavy winds and rainfall of up to 20 inches in some places.
Video: US Coast Guard rescues women swept into sea by Hurricane Irene
The death toll from Hurricane Irene has risen to 35 across ten states. Authorities are working to clear the storm damage and restore power to almost 8 million homes and businesses.
Irene: Threat of floods remains as 21 people confirmed dead
Billions of dollars worth of damage was caused by the hurricane, now downgraded to a tropical storm as New York returns to normal.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your Sunday Fix: Joan Burton has strong words for the banks; the latest on the storms hitting the US east coast; John Halligan on the presidency; and glory for the Boys in Blue…
NYC mayor orders mandatory evacuation ahead of Irene
“All indications point to this being a historic hurricane,” US President Barack Obama said today, calling on residents to heed hurricane warnings.
Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas
A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.
US braces for Hurricane Irene as storm crosses Caribbean
Irene is being described as the most serious hurricane threat to the US coast in years.
Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US
Hurricane Irene is making its way to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and possibly Florida. Nearly 600,000 people in Haiti are still without shelter after last year’s earthquake.
Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti
The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.
In photos: Australia's summer of disasters
Australia has been struck by tropical storms, heavy flooding and bushfires over the past two months.