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Typhoon Damrey Kills At Least 49 People in Vietnam

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 4:19pm MST

A powerful typhoon that blasted Vietnam’s south-central coast has killed at least 49 people, left more than a dozen missing and caused extensive damage to the region. 19 people are still missing, including nine crew members of cargo ships that sank off the coast of Khanh Hoa province, the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said in […]

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Japan, Taiwain, Hong Kong In Path Of Monster Tropical Cyclone

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 12:15pm MST

Taiwan and mainland China were in the path of a monster tropical cyclone Tuesday night that was expected to bring heavy rains and gusts of up to 225 mph. The massive Super Typhoon Meranti grew from a Category 1 equivalent storm to a top-scale Category 5 seemingly overnight, bringing winds of 185 mph barreling toward […]

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Typhoon Lionrock Predicted To Hit Japan

Monday, August 29th, 2016 12:53pm MST

Typhoon Lionrock is expected to make landfall in Japan early in the week, according to reports. AccuWeather reported the storm will hit the coast of Japan as early as Monday night or Tuesday morning local time, and the heavy rainfall and intense winds could bring about three to six feet of storm surge. Lionrock’s interaction […]

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Philippines braces for Typhoon Koppu

Friday, October 16th, 2015 3:00am MST

Manila (dpa) – Philippine authorities on Friday prepared evacuation plans and deployed emergency teams and relief supplies as Typhoon Koppu barrelled towards the country’s north-eastern coast. Koppu was packing maximum winds of 130 kilometres per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 160 kph as it moved west at a speed of 15 kph, the […]

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Taiwan evacuates thousands as ‘super typhoon’ nears

Monday, September 28th, 2015 4:26am MST

Taiwan has evacuated thousands of residents and tourists as “super typhoon” Dujuan headed towards the island, gathering strength on its approach to the east coast. Torrential rains and high winds are forecast across Taiwan from Monday afternoon, with landfall predicted around 15:00 GMT. Almost 3,000 people, most of them tourists, were evacuated on Sunday from […]

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Typhoon Goni Makes Landfall In Japan, Injures At Least 26

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 5:41am MST

Typhoon Goni made landfall in the southwestern Kumamoto prefecture on the Japanese island of Kyushu Tuesday. The typhoon damaged buildings and cars, and flooded streets before barreling toward the Sea of Japan. While no deaths were recorded, at least 26 people were injured, Japan’s fire and disaster management agency said, according to the Associated Press […]

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At Least 7 Perish As Typhoon Goni Slams Philippines

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 6:28pm MST

At least seven people were killed and two missing Saturday after typhoon Goni battered the northern Philippines with strong rain and winds that triggered landslides and flooding, authorities reportedly said. The typhoon, which has slightly weakened, is expected to move away from the country without making a landfall. Among the deceased were two brothers who […]

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Update: Typhoon Soudelor continues to intensify

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 5:12pm MST

The typhoon with international name “Soudelor” (International Name) continues to gain strength and expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsbility (PAR) by Wednesday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its weather bulletin issued at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. PAGASA said that as of 10 a.m. The Typhoon “Soudelor” […]

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ISS astronaut snaps pic of Super Typhoon Vongfong

Friday, October 10th, 2014 10:50am MST

Wow!   NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman aboard the International Space Station snapped this picture yesterday of Super Typhoon   Vongfong  saying on Twitter, “I’ve seen many from here, but none like this.” At latest report from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, the massive storm was generating wind gusts over 160 mph.  It is 220 nm […]

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Seen from space: Super Typhoon Neoguri approaching Japan

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 12:36pm MST

Super Typhoon Neoguri approaching Japan as seen from the International Space Station late yesterday.  Image taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center’s latest report said that Neoguri was packing sustained winds of 120 mph with gusts to 150 mph making it a Category 3 storm. Get more info on the first super […]

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