Severe Tropical Storm Kompasu drenched swathes of the most populous island of Luzon on Monday as it swept across the archipelago nation towards the South China Sea.
The Japan Meteorological Agency warned Meari was on course to make landfall by noon, bringing sudden heavy rains and blasting winds, possibly setting off mudslides and flooding.
Officials said 13 people were injured, two of them seriously. Many of the victims were vacationers visiting the tourist region.
The Kentucky governor Andy Beshear said about 110 people were in the factory in Mayfield, Kentucky, when the Tornado hit. Scientists have warned that climate change is making storms more powerful and increasing their frequency, posing a growing threat to areas where extreme weather events are already common.
Emergency crews on Saturday battled to restore power to more than one million homes and businesses a day after Storm Eunice carved a deadly trail across Europe and left transport networks in disarray.
Packing torrential rains, Tropical Storm Ana made landfall Monday in Madagascar before ploughing into Mozambique and Malawi. Rescue workers and authorities across the three countries were still assessing the full extent of the damage.