Typhoons

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Typhoon "Noru" leaves at least 2 dead and 9 missing, Japan

A slow-moving Typhoon "Noru" approached the Japanese mainland on Sunday, August 6, 2017, leaving on its way at least 2 people dead and forcing authorities to issue evacuation advisories for at least 210 000. By early August 6 (UTC), Noru has been a typhoon...

August 06, 2017

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Typhoon "Noru" strengthening south of Kyushu, landfall expected August 6

Noru, once a super typhoon, the first of the year, is slowly moving closer to the Japanese mainland and is expected to hit the southwestern coast Kyushu around 15:00 UTC on August 6, 2017. Noru is forecast to intensify to 167 km/h (103 mph) over the next 36 hours...

August 04, 2017

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Noru rapidly intensifies into a super typhoon, turning toward Japan

Tropical Cyclone "Noru" underwent a phase of rapid intensification over the weekend and became a super typhoon late Sunday, July 30, 2017, peaking at 257 km/h (160 mph). It thus became the first Category 5 hurricane/typhoon (super typhoon) of the 2017...

July 31, 2017

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Typhoon "Nesat" aftermath: 570 979 homes without power, over 109 people injured, Taiwan

Typhoon "Nesat" made landfall in an urban township of Su'ao in Taiwan's northeastern county of Yilan at 11:10 UTC (19:10 local time) on Saturday, July 29, 2017 with maximum sustained winds around 130 km/h (81 mph), producing massive waves of over...

July 30, 2017

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Typhoon "Nesat" slams into Taiwan, Haitang approaching from the south

Typhoon "Nesat" made landfall at Su'ao in the northeastern county of Yilan, Taiwan at 11:10 UTC (19:10 local time) on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The typhoon is being followed by Tropical Storm "Haitang," which formed earlier today and is now on...

July 29, 2017

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Tropical cyclone activity ramps up, 6 named storms, 1 expected landfall

Tropical cyclone activity ramped up over the past couple of days and we now have 6 named storms across the globe, all of them in the Pacific Ocean. On July 22, 2017, we had 8 active tropical storms and depressions across the North Pacific, the most tropical cyclones...

July 24, 2017

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Supertyphoon "Nock-Ten" leaves at least 7 dead, 18 missing

Nock-Ten, known as Nina in the Philippines, intensified into a supertyphoon on December 24, 2016, a day before its deadly strike on the Philippines. Reports received early Tuesday, December 27 (UTC), say at least 7 people died as the typhoon rolled over the country....

December 27, 2016

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Typhoon "Nock-Ten" intensifies, heading toward Manila, Philippines

Nock-Ten, known in the Philippines as Nina, has reached typhoon strength today and is still intensifying on its way toward capital Manila, Philippines. Landfall is expected around 12:00 UTC on December 25, 2016. Nock-Ten is the 13th typhoon of the 2016 NW Pacific...

December 23, 2016

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Over 200 000 displaced in Philippines after Super Typhoon "Haima"

A total of 200 862 people are now displaced in the Philippines Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Regions I, II, III in northern Luzon, and Regions IV-A and V in southern Luzon after Typhoon "Haima" ripped through the country on October 19, 2016. As...

October 22, 2016

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Typhoon "Haima" slams into China, intense winds and rainstorms anticipated

Typhoon "Haima," also known as Lawin in the Philippines, made its second landfall, over China on October 21, 2016. Intense winds were already reported in Hong Kong, as hundreds of flights were canceled. Flash flooding, landslides, power outages and...

October 21, 2016

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Super Typhoon "Haima" leaves a trail of destruction in Philippines

Typhoon "Haima," known in the Philippines as Lawin, slammed into Cagayan Province around 19:00 UTC on October 19, 2016 (03:00 PHT on October 20) as a Category 4 hurricane equivalent and trailed over northern Luzon killing at least 13 people and destroying...

October 20, 2016

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Typhoon "Sarika" hits Hainan, China

Typhoon "Sarika" has made its second landfall at Hele Town, Wanning City, south China's Hainan Province at 01:50 UTC (09:50 CST) on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. The typhoon is now rapidly weakening and heading toward its final landfall, somewhere near...

October 18, 2016

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Haima (Lawin) reached super typhoon status, near Philippines

Typhoon "Haima" is expected to become a powerful Category 5 hurricane over the next two days and reach the Philippines by the mid-week. Residents should prepare for violent typhoon conditions and closely follow further development. Floods from storm surges...

October 17, 2016

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Severe flooding hits Vietnam ahead of Typhoon "Sarika"

Severe flooding in Vietnam has resulted in deaths of at least 25 people and thousands of destroyed homes, authorities said Monday, October 17, 2016. This round of severe weather is still not over as the country is now bracing for further destruction with Typhoon...

October 17, 2016

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Typhoon "Haima" rapidly intensifies, threatens the Philippines

Tropical Storm "Haima" formed on October 15, 2016, and is now a second active tropical cyclone in the northwestern Pacific. The system will rapidly intensify over the next couple of days, and is expected to develop into a violent typhoon, possibly even a...

October 15, 2016

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Typhoon "Sarika" hits the Philippines, heads toward Hainan and Vietnam

Typhoon "Sarika" is making landfall in the Visayas, the central region of the Philippines on October 15, 2016 with maximum sustained winds near 166 km/h (103 mph). At 09:00 UTC, the system was located about 311 km (193 miles) east of Manila, and tracking...

October 15, 2016

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Karen (Sarika): Strong typhoon threatens the Philippines

A tropical depression which developed east of Manila, Philippines, on October 13, 2016, is expected to rapidly intensify and become a strong typhoon over the next 48 hours. The system will threaten the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rainfall, and residents...

October 13, 2016