Rescuers in China carry equipment as they search for runners who were competing in a 100km cross-country mountain race when extreme weather hit the area. Photograph: STR / AFP/ China OUT/Getty Images)

Twenty-one people were killed when extremely cold weather struck during an ultramarathon in rugged Gansu province in northwestern China, sparking pub(...)

A woman carries a child through fallen trees at Repulse Bay beach in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong. Photograph: Getty Images

The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial marke(...)