Typhoons

typhoon lan hits japan october 2017

Typhoon "Lan" slams into Japan, leaves at least 4 dead, extensive flooding

Typhoon "Lan" made landfall at Shizuoka Prefecture, some 175 km (110 miles) southwest of Tokyo at 18:00 UTC on Sunday, October 22, 2017 (03:00 JST, October 23), side-sweeping the capital, bringing heavy rain and wind gusts up to 198 km/h (123 mph). The...

October 23, 2017

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Typhoon "Lan" pre-landfall update by meteorologist Jonathan Oh

Typhoon "Lan" is still very large and very strong typhoon located 695 km (430 miles) SW of Tokyo as of 09:45 UTC, Sunday, October 22, 2017, but is weakening. Warnings and advisories are now in place for almost the entire country. The storm is expected to...

October 22, 2017

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Lan becomes a Super Typhoon, landfall expected just southwest of Tokyo

Typhoon "Lan" is now a Super Typhoon heading toward Japan. Landfall is expected just southwest of Tokyo late Sunday (UTC), October 22 or early Monday, October 23, as a Category 2 or 3 hurricane equivalent on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Very...

October 21, 2017

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STS Lan to intensify explosively into a Super Typhoon on its way toward Japan

Tropical Storm "Lan" formed October 15, 2017 east of the Philippines as the 21st named storm of the 2017 Pacific typhoon season, 25th if you add those named by PAGASA. Lan is currently a Severe Tropical Storm and is expected to intensify explosively into a...

October 17, 2017

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Death toll mounts to 72 as another rainmaker nears flood-ravaged Vietnam

The death toll caused by worst floods to hit Vietnam in decades has reached 72, Vietnamese officials said Monday, October 16, 2017. 30 people are still unaccounted for, including 13 in Yen Bai and 10 in Hoa Binh. The announcement comes on the same day the country...

October 16, 2017

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Typhoon "Talim" closing in on Kyushu, after dumping record-breaking rain on Okinawa

After ripping through the Okinawa island chain, Japan and passing close to China, forcing the evacuation of more than 200 000 people, Typhoon "Talim" is now on its way toward mainland Japan. It is expected to be a Category 1 hurricane equivalent when it...

September 15, 2017

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Typhoon "Doksuri" hits Vietnam, 9 dead, 4 missing 112 injured

Typhoon "Doksuri" made landfall near Quong Dong, Ha Tinh province of northern Vietnam around 03:00 UTC on September 15, 2017 with maximum sustained winds of 148 km/h (92 mph) and gusts to 185 km/h (115 mph), according to satellite assessments. This made...

September 15, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Doksuri" intensifying, landfall expected in northern Vietnam

Tropical Storm "Doksuri," known in the Philippines as Maring, formed Tuesday, September 12, 2017, after moving over the Philippines as a tropical depression. While slowly moving over the Philippines, this storm dumped heavy rain and caused landslides in...

September 13, 2017

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Typhoon "Talim" forms, track takes it toward Shanghai, landfall over Kyushu, Japan

Tropical Storm "Talim" formed September 9, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean and intensified into a typhoon late September 11. Although its yesterday's track took it over northern Taiwan and into SE China, today's track has drastically changed and Talim is...

September 12, 2017

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Typhoon "Hato" turns deadly as it makes landfall in SE China's Guangdong

Typhoon "Hato" made landfall in southeast China's Guangdong Province near 05:00 UTC (11:00 local time) on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, with wind speeds near 185 km/h (115 mph). This made Hato a Category 3 hurricane equivalent on the Saffir-Simpson...

August 23, 2017

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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