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Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

Sep 28, – Typhoon Megi weakened to a tropical storm after hitting the coastal city of Quanzhou in Fujian province before dawn, packing winds of up to 118 kilometers (74 miles) per-hour, China’s National Meteorological Center said. A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and […]

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Landslides, floods kill 35 on Indonesia’s Java island

Landslides, floods kill 35 on Indonesia’s Java island

Jun 19, – Dozens of houses were buried in the landslides and thousands of homes were inundated by floods in 16 districts and towns in Central Java province over the weekend. At least 35 people have been killed by landslides and floods on Indonesia’s Java island and many others are missing, an official said Sunday. […]

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Typhoon death toll in Philippines rises to nine

Typhoon death toll in Philippines rises to nine

Aug 22, – Packing gusts of up to 185 kph (115 mph), Goni was estimated to be 105 km (65 miles) east-northeast of Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines, and moving at 13 kph towards southern Japan. The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Goni rose to nine after five more people were […]

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Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore in Mexico

Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore in Mexico

Sep 03, – The U.S. Hurricane Center said Dolly was located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south-southeast of Tampico on Tuesday evening. The storm’s maximum sustained winds were near 45 mph (75 kph) and it was moving to the west at 9 mph (15 kph). Tropical Storm Dolly moved ashore late Tuesday and soaked Mexico’s […]

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