Coronavirus 'storm' hits South Africa: Live updates

African nation reports 13,497 new infections in just one day while several US states report surge in new deaths. South Africa is reporting another 13,497 confirmed coronavirus cases for a total of 264,184 including 3,971 deaths. More than a third

Powerful cyclone tears into India, Bangladesh, killing five

KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone killed at least five people as it swept through eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, accompanied by a storm surge that swamped embankments and destroyed hundreds of homes in low-lying coastal areas, officials said.