The Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, Massachusetts.(credit: Douglas McFadd/Getty Images)

Boston Catholic Diocese To Aid Typhoon Victims

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley has directed Roman Catholic parishes under his leadership to take a special collection this weekend to help victims of a typhoon that has killed thousands and left some 600,000 people homeless in the Philippines.


TACLOBAN, PHILIPPINES - NOVEMBER 10:  Widespread devastation is left behind in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan on November 10, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, packing maximum sustained winds of 195 mph (315 kph), slammed into the southern Philippines and left a trail of destruction in multiple provinces, forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate and making travel by air and land to hard-hit provinces difficult. Around 10,000 people are feared dead in the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)

Boston Residents Struggle To Reach Family In Philippines

The horrifying disaster taking place in Philippines have folks back home here in Boston terrified.


Ted Candaza watches typhoon coverage. (WBZ-TV photo)

Local Filipinos Await Word From Relatives After Typhoon Hits

As Typhoon Haiyan batters the Philippines, local Filipinos are desperately searching for any news about their loved ones.



Some Needed Rain, Then Return of the Cold

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook The last 7 rainfall events at Boston-Logan read as follows: 0.03″, 0.03″, 0.03″, 0.05″, 0.03″, 0.02″, 0.03″. Oh and there are several ‘trace’ amounts mixed in, too. Pretty […]


Shohini Kundu (Photo from: arps.org)

Amherst Woman, 18, Researching Ancient Typhoons, Tsunamis

An 18-year-old from Amherst is studying ancient typhoons and tsunamis.