Hundreds of houses have been damaged or destroyed and more than one million hectares (2.5 million acres) of land burnt in the devastating bushfires in eastern Australia.
Over two million evacuated as Bulbul packing winds of up to 120 kmph kills 12 people in Bangladesh — 11 from falling trees — and 12 in neighbouring India's eastern West Bengal and Odisha states.
Towns east of Tokyo that were still recovering from damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis earlier this month were hit by torrential rain that caused dangerous flooding and mudslides.
Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds that left thousands of homes on Japan's main island flooded, damaged or without power. Kyodo News service counted 36 deaths caused by the typhoon with 16 people missing.
Hurricane Lorenzo reached Portugal's Azores islands early on Wednesday, causing power outages and knocking down trees across the mid-Atlantic archipelago, authorities said.
The storm hit southern parts of the country on Wednesday night, prompting flood warnings and triggering landslides in affected areas.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the current monsoon has been the heaviest since 1994, classifying it "above normal", and this year's season has been longer than usual.
Heavy rains have killed at least 100 people in India's Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states triggering floods and forcing people to flee. With more rain predicted, weather experts say September could end as the wettest in more than a hundred years.
Most fatalities caused by house collapses, lightning and drowning in Uttar Pradesh state. At least five people died of snake bites in flooded areas.
The storm knocked out power to around 100,000 people in Houston and southeast Texas while work at oil refineries in the area was slowed or halted.
Officials in Harris County, which includes Houston, said there had been a combination of at least 1,000 high-water rescues and evacuations to get people to shelter, in anticipation of the threat lingering.
Humberto causes outage for nearly 16,000 homes, according to electricity company Belco, as the storm's eye moved closer to Atlantic archipelago.
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