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Typhoon Damrey Kills At Least 49 People in Vietnam

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

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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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Typhoon Tembin wreaks havoc in the Philippines, sets sights on Taiwan

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 2:12pm MDT

The eighth typhoon of the year has developed extremely rapidly and while passing offshore brought landslides and flooding to the Philippines. Typhoon Tembin now appears intent on heading toward Taiwan while yet another typhoon, Bolaven, looks to do the same soon after.  Read the rest of this story on Examiner.com with satellite imagery and forecast […]

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Hurricanes MIA – Tropical cyclone activity at 30-year low

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 4:50pm MDT

For the third year in a row, tropical cyclone activity sits near a 30 year low and the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season is showing low levels not seen since 1997. Researchers at Florida State University said that despite what has appeared to be an active season in the Pacific, continual declines in activity are being […]

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