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Bangladesh ready with evacuation plans as cyclone nears

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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- Bangladesh on Monday was bracing for its first cyclone of the year, with more than 1,000 shelters set up for people who may need to evacuate as the storm approaches the low-lying delta nation....

Ohio tornadoes damage businesses, interrupt graduation
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Tornadoes that swept through southwest Ohio tossed drainage pipes through the glass windows of a motorcycle shop and heavily damaged a handful of homes....

Forecasters predict above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

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MIAMI (AP) -- Warm ocean waters could fuel an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, while storm-suppressing El Nino conditions are expected to be scarce, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday....

Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South
ATLANTA (AP) -- Forecasters say powerful thunderstorms are possible across parts of the South, bringing the threat of tornadoes to south Georgia and northern Florida....

New roller coaster replaces the one Sandy plunged into sea

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) -- Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy plunged a roller coaster into the sea in what became one of the storm's most enduring images, the ride has been replaced - safely inland this time....

Boy dies after stepping into puddle with downed power line
LAREDO, Texas (AP) -- Authorities say a 14-year-old Texas boy died from electrocution after stepping into a puddle containing a downed power line during a storm that brought heavy rain, hail and strong winds to Laredo....

Barron County puts initial tornado damage estimate at $10M
CHETEK, Wis. (AP) -- The Barron County Sheriff's Department has released initial damage estimates from a tornado that tore through the Chetek area of northwestern Wisconsin last week....

Children safely removed from buses trapped by high water
WESTMORELAND, Tenn. (AP) -- Heavy rains just north of Nashville, Tennessee had emergency crews scrambling to safely evacuate students from three school buses that became trapped by high water....

Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Tornadoes touched down in three Plains states on Thursday during nasty spring storms featuring ominous cloud formations but there were no reports of major damage, serious injuries or deaths....

The Latest: Governor surveys damage from Wisconsin tornado
CHETEK, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on the deadly storms in the central U.S. (all times local):...

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