Posts Tagged ‘typhoon’

Japan battered by typhoon Nanmadol as millions take shelter

A powerful typhoon hit the southwest coast of Japan on Sunday, with authorities advising millions of people to seek shelter.  The eye of the tropical storm, named Nanmadol, hit the Japanese mainland at around 7:00 p.m. local time, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).  Typhoons are intense weather events originating over warm tropical oceans. […]

Japan battered by typhoon Nanmadol as millions take shelter

A powerful typhoon hit the southwest coast of Japan on Sunday, with authorities advising millions of people to seek shelter.  The eye of the tropical storm, named Nanmadol, hit the Japanese mainland at around 7:00 p.m. local time, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).  Typhoons are intense weather events originating over warm tropical oceans. […]

Japan battered by typhoon Nanmadol as millions take shelter

A powerful typhoon hit the southwest coast of Japan on Sunday, with authorities advising millions of people to seek shelter.  The eye of the tropical storm, named Nanmadol, hit the Japanese mainland at around 7:00 p.m. local time, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).  Typhoons are intense weather events originating over warm tropical oceans. […]

Damage in Busan and Ulsan after typhoon makes landfall

The most powerful typhoon to hit South Korea in years battered its southern region Tuesday.

Taiwan’s Reservoir Water Levels Rise After Typhoon-Induced Rainfall

Two major reservoirs in northern Taiwan, Shimen and Feitsui, have seen an increase in water levels as a result of heavy rain associated with Typhoon Hinnamnor, relieving water shortage in the areas. Feitsui reservoir’s water level increased to 76.2 percent of its capacity, as of Sept. 1, accumulating 60 million tons of water sufficient for […]

Powerful typhoon Hinnamnor hits eastern China, Taiwan and Japan

Cities in eastern China suspended ferry services and flights were cancelled on Sunday in Japan as Typhoon Hinnamnor, the strongest global storm this year, blew its way past Taiwan and the Koreas with fierce winds and heavy rains. Hinnamnor has moved gradually through the East China Sea with maximum sustained winds of 175 kilometres per […]

China Lashed by Year’s First Typhoon, Record Rains Forecast

SHANGHAI—China’s first typhoon of the year brought gales and rain to its southern shores on Saturday, as forecasters warned of record rainfall and high disaster risk in provinces including Guangdong, the country’s most populous. Typhoon Chaba, the Thai name for the hibiscus flower, was moving northwest at 15 to 20 kilometers (10 to 15 miles) […]

Aerial images of Philippines typhoon devastation

Rai hit the Philippines late in the typhoon season: most cyclones develop between July and October. Scientists have long warned that typhoons are strengthening more rapidly as the world becomes warmer because of human-driven climate change. The Philippines — ranked among the most vulnerable nations to the impacts of climate change — is hit by […]

Death Toll From Typhoon Rai Tops 200 In The Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll following the strongest typhoon to batter the Philippines this year has risen to more than 200, with 52 other people still missing and several central towns and provinces grappling with downed communications and power outages and pleading for food and water, officials said Monday. At its strongest, the […]

Typhoon Rai Leaves More Than 140 Dead In Philippines

Rescuers Battle Strong Typhoon Lashing Southern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines—A powerful typhoon slammed into the southeastern Philippines on Thursday, toppling trees, ripping tin roofs, and knocking down power as it blew across island provinces where nearly 100,000 people have been evacuated. Coast guard personnel were rescuing residents stranded by chest-deep waters in a southern province, where pounding rains swamped villages in brownish water. […]

Typhoon threatens Philippines, thousands evacuated

Tens of thousands of people were being evacuated to emergency shelters in the southern and central Philippines on Thursday as a powerful typhoon approached. Several southern and central provinces were on typhoon alerts. Residents were warned to stay away from coastal and low-lying villages and other high-risk areas due to possible flash floods, landslides and […]

Cyclone Yasa: Fiji orders entire population to take shelter as devastating typhoon makes landfall

The Fiji government on Thursday declared a nationwide curfew and ordered residents to take shelter as “super storm” Yasa made landfall as a category 4 cyclone, unleashing hurricane-force winds, widespread rains and giant waves.   According to Fiji’s meteorological  department, Yasa made landfall over the province of Bua around 6 pm local time, two hours […]

Typhoon Goni: Massive clean-up operation underway after 225kph winds lash the Philippines

Residents began cleaning up after Typhoon Goni lashed the Philippines over the weekend. At least 16 people were killed and about 13,000 shanties and houses were damaged or swept away in the east of the country. Goni blasted into Catanduanes province at dawn on Sunday as a super typhoon with sustained winds of 225 kilometres […]

Typhoon Molave: Two people killed as 145 kph winds lash Vietnam

Two people were reported killed and 26 others missing as Typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam on Wednesday, knocking down trees and tearing roofs off homes in some of the worst destruction seen in years. Authorities relocated around 375,000 people to safety, cancelled hundreds of flights and closed schools and beaches ahead of the typhoon, which […]

Typhoon Haishen batters southern Japan

This is Japan being battered by winds of up to 144 kilometres-per-hour. Typhoon Haishen barrelled through the southern mainland, bringing powerful winds and drenching rain. It cut power to tens of thousands of homes and prompted authorities to call for some 1.8 million people to evacuate. But social distancing meant evacuation centres had their capacities […]

Typhoon Haishen: 200,000 ordered to evacuate in Japan as storm approaches

Authorities in Japan have ordered at least 200,000 people to evacuate certain areas of the country due to an approaching storm. Typhoon Haishen, the second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week, unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands on Sunday, blowing off rooftops and leaving homes without power as it edged northward […]

Typhoon Maysak sweeps over southern Japan

A powerful typhoon blew over Japan’s southernmost islands early Tuesday on course for Japan’s main southern island and later the Korean Peninsula. Warnings issued for the area around Okinawa, home to US military bases, described gusts strong enough to cause some homes to collapse and extremely high tides. The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) said Typhoon […]

Typhoon that smashed South Korea now makes landfall in its northern neighbour

A typhoon that smashed South Korea, ripping off roofs and knocking out power to over 1,600 households, made landfall in North Korea early Thursday. South Korean authorities said there were no immediate reports of casualties, and North Korea has not reported any damages. Video showed trees fallen across roads and cars diving through flooded streets […]

Typhoon that smashed South Korea now makes landfall in its northern neighbour

A typhoon that smashed South Korea, ripping off roofs and knocking out power to over 1,600 households, made landfall in North Korea early Thursday. South Korean authorities said there were no immediate reports of casualties, and North Korea has not reported any damages. Video showed trees fallen across roads and cars diving through flooded streets […]

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