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Tropical Storm Man-yi aims Japan

Tropical Storm Man-yi is spinning in west Pacific and it's forecast to slam Japan as Category 1 Typhoon in the next 24 hours. Widespread heavy rain is already battering south-east coast of Japan. A total of 100 to 200 mm (4 to 8 inches) of rain is forecast to

September 14, 2013


Mexico battered by two tropical storm systems from Pacific and Atlantic

Mexico prepares for impact of two strong tropical systems - one from Pacific and another from Atlantic. While Manuel is moving closer to Mexico's Pacific coast, bringing heavy rains; on Atlantic side, Ingrid is gaining more strength and is about to become hurricane

September 14, 2013

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Satellite sees two vortices circling a newborn Tropical Storm Man-yi's center

Tropical storm Man-yi formed on September 12, 2013, in the northwestern Pacific Ocean as the sixteenth tropical depression and by September 13 it strengthened into a tropical storm. When Terra satellite passed over newborn Man-yi it captured an image that

September 13, 2013


Tropical Storm Humberto to become first hurricane of 2013 Atlantic season

Tropical Storm Humberto could become a first hurricane of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. It could also be the latest first hurricane in the season since the records began in early 60's. September usually brings 2-3 hurricanes.  Satellite image of

September 10, 2013


Tropical Storm Gabrielle reforms and spins near Bermuda

After Tropical Storm Gabrielle degenerated into a remnant low on September 5, its remnants have been spinning northward in the western Atlantic Ocean. But over the last two days they have become better defined with showers and thunderstorms concentrated near an

September 10, 2013

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Tropical Storm Kong-Rey battling wind shear - passing east of Taiwan toward Japan

Satellite imagery on August 27, 2013, showed that wind shear was having an effect on the thunderstorms in Tropical Storm Kong-Rey's northern quadrant. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over TS Kong-Rey on August 27 at 05:15 UTC and the Moderate

August 28, 2013


Manila on red alert - submerged by floodwaters as TS Trami makes a U-turn toward Taiwan and China

Metropolitan Manila, Philippines, was placed on red alert on August 19, 2013, as seasonal monsoon rains exacerbated by Tropical Storm Trami submerged entire areas of the city by floodwaters. Schools, offices, stock exchange, courts and embassies were

August 19, 2013


Red alert issued as Super Typhoon Utor made landfall in Philippines

Residents of the Philippines are on high alert as Super Typhoon Utor made a landfall near the Casapsapan Bay, over Isabela-Aurora. Utor's maximum sustained winds reached 130 knots (150mph/241 km/h) at 15:00 UTC on August 11, 2013 and the system

August 11, 2013


Tropical Storm Utor developed in western North Pacific

Tropical Depression 11W formed in the western North Pacific Ocean on August 8, 2013 and by August 9, 2013 it became tropical storm and was named Utor (Labuyo). Tropical Storm Utor is now tracking toward Luzon, in the Northern Philippines. TS Utor IR

August 09, 2013


Hurricane Henriette moving away from Hawaii

Hurricane Henriette continues moving through the Eastern Pacific Ocean as Category 1 hurricane. According to latest public advisory issued by US National Hurricane Center (NHC), the center of Hurricane Henriette was located about 1285 miles (2065 km) E of Hilo,

August 08, 2013


Two new tropical cyclones developing in Eastern Pacific

While Tropical Storm Flossie moved into Central Pacific waters and crossed Hawaii bringing power outages and widespread flooding, new tropical disturbances are taking place in Eastern Pacific. Sufficiently warm waters, weak shear and a moist atmosphere

July 31, 2013


What's it like inside a tornado, video - Milan, Italy

Northern Italy was hit by a severe storm yesterday, July 29, 2013. European Storm Forecast Experiment (ESTOFEX) issued a level 3 warning - extremely severe - mainly for large to very large hail, severe to extremely severe wind gusts, tornadoes and to the

July 30, 2013


Tropical Storm Flossie crossing Hawaii Islands

Tropical Storm Flossie weakens as it approaches Maui County and The Big Island, entering the cooler waters surrounding Hawaii. Satellite loops suggest a rapid weakening trend with the low level center pulling away from the small area of convection southeast of the

July 29, 2013


Tropical Storm Flossie heading toward Hawaii

Tropical system developed on July 25, 2013 in East Pacific gained more strength on its track toward Hawaii. Tropical Storm Flossie is now tracking west-northwestward towards the Hawaii and should reach the islands coast by the next two or three days. The

July 27, 2013


Tropical Storm Dorian weakens while rapidly moving westward

Tropical disturbance in the middle of Atlantic ocean became fourth named storm of 2013 Atlantic hurricane season and was named Dorian. Under the influence of westerly shear and drier air, Tropical Storm Dorian became disorganized and it is expected

July 27, 2013


Tropical Storm Dorian formed in Atlantic

Tropical disturbance located southwest of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean is the fourth named tropical system in 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. Tropical Storm Dorian is gaining more strength as it moves west-northwestward over the open tropical

July 25, 2013


Tropical wave west of Africa coast could develop into tropical storm

A tropical wave accompanied by a surface low pressure system (Invest 98L) east-southeast of the Cape Verde Islands, is moving north-northwestward and could developed into fourth tropical storm of 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. Thunderstorm activity has increased and

July 23, 2013