Storms spark wildfires across Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. —  Emergency first responders are tracking several wildfires in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest that were caused by lightning strikes from passing storms on Tuesday night. These include the Schneider Springs Fire, which more than tripled in size since…

Tropical Storm Urduja kills 27 in Philippines

At least 27 people have died this weekend in the Philippines as a result of landslides caused by Tropical Storm Urduja, the state-run Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported Sunday. Another 24 people have been reported missing, the news agency said.