Tropical Storm Bopha continues to intensify in the western North Pacific Ocean as it heads toward Yap State. Storm warnings remain in effect for parts of the Federated States of Micronesia.
A tornado rolled off the sea and hit the port city of Taranto, Italy bringing down a chimney stack and damaging a warehouse and lighthouse at a steel factory, injuring at least 20 people.
One person was killed in a plane crash in the US state of Texas during a thunderstorm.
Heavy rains in Honduras
-Three killed as a result of the torrential rains in northern Honduras.
-Choloma River swept away two children in La Jutosa, Cortes province of Honduras. Another died in a landslide in Baracoa, Cortes.
-Heavy rains also caused flooding in Puerto Cortes and has blocked the road linking the town with San Pedro Sula, the largest city in northern Honduras.