The storm triggered flash floods and mudslides that led to hundreds of homes being evacuated

Storm triggers tornado, floods in California

13 Dec A Pacific storm pounded southern California with heavy rain and high winds yesterday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail services along the coast.

Warning that high waves may result in coastal flooding

Weather warning issued over high winds

10 Dec Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange wind warning - its second highest category of alert - for all coastal counties including and between Donegal and Clare.

Locals try to clean a damaged road the day after floods in Voltri, a neighbourhood of Genoa

Four dead as heavy rains batter Italy

17 Nov Torrential rain drenched northern Italy again today after mudslides at the weekend led to the deaths of four people, with a fifth person missing.

The winds were the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo (Pic: NOAA)

Transport services disrupted by strong winds

21 Oct Strong to gale force winds swept across the country last night and this morning, as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo brought gusts of up to 120km/h to some exposed areas.

Large waves hit the coastline ahead of Cyclone Hudhud making its expected landfall in Visakhapatnam

Major cyclone makes landfall in India

12 Oct Cyclone Hudhud hit India's eastern seaboard with gusts of up to 195kp/h, uprooting trees, damaging buildings and killing at least five people despite a major evacuation effort.