Typhoon winds battering Japan

Typhoon winds battering Japan

Winds of typhoon strength have swept over parts of Japan, making for travel chaos, reports said on Tuesday. Winds were clocked to 150 km/h (93 mp) in western Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) indicated. Winds at the Tokyo Haneda International Airport

Tropical cyclone Pakhar to make landfall in Vietnam

Tropical cyclone Pakhar to make landfall in Vietnam

An unusual late-March tropical cyclone will send torrential rain and strong winds ashore in Vietnam. The first Typhoon of the northern hemisphere in the 2012 season is predicted to make landfall today, on April 1 just north of Ho Chi Minh City, affecting approximately

Severe weather outbreak across Great Plains, US

Severe weather outbreak across Great Plains, US

Severe thunderstorms are heating up on the central and southern Plains, producing the threats of damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes. A line of thunderstorms is stretching from the Dallas and Fort Worth area and extending to communities south and west of San

Counter-clockwise storm in the Mediterranean seen from space

Counter-clockwise storm in the Mediterranean seen from space

NOAA-19 AVHRR satellite sensor captured image of cyclonic, counter-clockwise spin of a low pressure system as it spun over the Mediterranean sea on February 23. This system has brought up to 10.2 centimeters (4 inches) of rain over the 24 hours to coastal areas in

Tropical cyclone Funso weakening and moving southward

Tropical cyclone Funso weakening and moving southward

Tropical cyclone Funso is the first major cyclone of 2012 and fifth named storm of this year’s cyclone season. Funso reached the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on January 25, with winds of 120 knots (220 kilometers/140 miles per hour). The storm is weakening