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Tropical storm 08W (Ma-On) on track to become serious typhoon

Tropical Storm 08W, to be known as Ma-on, will strengthen to a serious typhoon over the western Pacific Ocean by the end of the week.Tuesday morning, EDT, the center of Tropical Storm 08W was located more than 700 miles northeast of Guam, tracking westward between 10

July 12, 2011

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Tropical Storm "MEARI" has maintained its strength as it continues to move North Northwestward

A Science and Technology official said Tropical Storm Falcon might develop into typhoon Saturday morning after it slightly intensified Friday. Meari might intensify Friday afternoon after it merged with the new low pressure area spotted near Catanduanes province. A

June 24, 2011

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Tropical storm Meari is expected to strengthen and become a category 1 typhoon

Tropical storm Meari (Falcon) is in the West Pacific basin, approximately 500 nautical miles south-southwest of Kadena Air Base, Japan. Meari is moving northwest at 12 knots with maximum sustained winds of 40 knots. The storm is expected to strengthen and become a

June 23, 2011

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Typhoon Meari gaining strenght

Meari could unleash flooding rain and damaging winds as it takes aim at the Far East late in the week.Meari was named by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Wednesday, as Tropical Depression 07W gained storm status over the warm seas east of the northern

June 22, 2011

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SuperTyphoon Chedeng (Songda) gains strength, move towards Japan

Super Typhoon Songda swirled off the coast of Luzon, at the northern end of the Philippine Islands, on the afternoon of May 27, 2011. Peak winds were around 240 kilometers (150 miles) per hour at 06:00 Universal Time (2 p.m. local time), according to the Joint

May 28, 2011

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Typhoon Chedeng (Songda) approaches Philippines

Typhoon Songda was expected to slam into the remote and mountainous northeast of Luzon on Friday, although it could change course and head towards more populated areas near the capital of Manila, forecasters said.Forecasters said the typhoon, with sustained winds

May 26, 2011

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Newly formed tropical storm eyes Philippines and Japan

Newly formed Tropical Storm 04W may pose threats for both the northern Philippines and eventually Japan. As of Friday morning, EDT, the center of Tropical Storm 04W (which had yet to be given a name) was located approximately 200 miles east-southeast of the small

May 20, 2011

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Tropical storm Aere nearing Fukushima nuclear plant

Typhoon season is approaching, and the threat of a tropical storm affecting Japan while the nation is still slowly recovering from the devastating earthquake and tsunami is a big concern. Tropical Storm Aere tracking near Japan later this week will bring soaking rain

May 09, 2011

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Tropical storm Aere lashed Philippines

Tropical storm Aere lashed the northeastern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least nine people and forcing more than 100 000 villagers to flee from farming towns threatened by landslides. The storm slammed into Catanduanes province with winds of 53 miles (85 kilometres

May 08, 2011

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Tropical depression forms near Philippines

An early-season tropical storm may spin up east of the Philippines amid widespread tropical rain during the next two to three days. Localized flooding and strong winds will accompany the system's path through the Philippines region. The area of widespread showers and

May 04, 2011