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Powerful typhoon hits western Japan, killing at least six

Powerful typhoon hits western Japan, killing at least six

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than a million people and canceled hundreds of flights as Typhoon Jebi sliced across the west on Tuesday, killing at least six people. Jebi – whose name means “swallow” in Korean – was briefly a super typhoon and is the latest storm to hit Japan this summer following rains, […]

September 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Typhoon Nida shuts Hong Kong, more than 150 flights canceled

Typhoon Nida shuts Hong Kong, more than 150 flights canceled

Aug 02, – Hong Kong’s first major typhoon this year brought gusts of more than 100 km per hour (62 mph) and prompted authorities to issue an amber warning, signifying heavy rain, at 5.20 a.m. Hong Kong time. Typhoon Nida swept through Hong Kong on Tuesday, shutting down most of the financial hub and disrupting […]

August 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
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 […]

August 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Typhoon Soudelor kills nine in China- state media

Typhoon Soudelor kills nine in China- state media

Aug 09, – Another three people are missing after the storm caused landslides in rural parts of eastern Zhejiang province, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local disaster relief officials. Typhoon Soudelor killed nine people in eastern China after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, state media […]

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