Articles tagged "super typhoon"

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Super Typhoon "Wutip" becomes the strongest February typhoon in West Pacific Ocean

Typhoon "Wutip" underwent rapid intensification on February 23, 2019, peaking as Category 4 super typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 250 km/h (155 mph) and central pressure of 925 hPa. This made Wutip the strongest February typhoon in the western...

February 24, 2019

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Extensive damage to Saipan, Tinian and Rota after deadly Super Typhoon "Yutu" makes landfall

At least one person has been killed in Saipan and many others injured after Category 5 Super Typhoon "Yutu" made landfall in the Northern Mariana Islands early Thursday (local time), October 25, 2018. The storm left extensive damage and set the scale for...

October 25, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Yutu" makes landfall as the strongest on record to hit Saipan and Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands

The center of Category 5 Super Typhoon "Yutu" moved over the Northern Mariana Islands between 14:00 and 17:00 UTC on October 24, 2018, with maximum sustained winds of 290 km/h (180 mph) and gusts to 350 km/h (220 mph). Although the region is reasonably...

October 24, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Yutu" approaching the Marianas, very strong winds and heavy rain expected

Tropical Cyclone "Yutu" formed October 21, 2018 in the Northwest Pacific Ocean as 26th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season. The storm will move over the Mariana Islands sometime after noon UTC, October 24 as a Super Typhoon (260 km/h, 160 mph)....

October 23, 2018

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Typhoon "Kong-rey" rapidly intensifies into 6th super typhoon of 2018 Pacific season

Typhoon "Kong-rey," known in the Philippines as Queenie, rapidly intensified into 6th super typhoon of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season. Kong-rey attained typhoon status at 03:00 UTC on September 30. It continued strengthening and became a Category...

October 02, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Trami" threatens Japan's Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan

Typhoon "Trami," the 24th named storm, 10th typhoon and the 5th super typhoon of the 2018 Pacific season, has rapidly intensified into a super typhoon on September 24. In just 24 hours, Trami intensified for 65 km/h (40 mph). The storm threatens...

September 24, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Mangkhut" (Ompong) makes landfall in northern Philippines as one of the strongest on record

Super Typhoon "Mangkhut," known in the Philippines as Ompong, made landfall in Baggao, Cagayan at 17:40 UTC on September 14 (01:40 PHT, September 15), 2018. The system had maximum sustained winds near 268 km/h (167 mph), making it a Category 5 storm on the...

September 14, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Mangkhut" (Ompong) to make landfall in northern Cagayan, Luzon, Philippines

Super Typhoon "Mangkhut," known in the Philippines as Ompong, is expected to make landfall in northern Cagayan, Luzon, Philippines on Saturday morning (local time), September 15, 2018 with maximum sustained winds at or near 250 km/h (155 mph). A Tropical...

September 13, 2018

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Mangkhut becomes 4th Super Typhoon of the 2018 season, heading toward Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Typhoon "Mangkhut" underwent rapid intensification and became the fourth Super Typhoon of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season on September 11, 2018. The system is currently slowing down while maintaining its westerly track across the Western Pacific Ocean and...

September 11, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Jebi" ties for strongest storm on the planet in 2018, heading toward Japan

Tropical Cyclone "Jebi" reached Super Typhoon strength on August 31, 2018, and tied with Jelawat and Maria for the strongest storm on the planet in 2018. The current forecast track takes Jebi over Japan's Honshu island on September 3. The main threat...

August 31, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Maria" heading toward Okinawa and Shanghai

Typhoon "Maria" reached Super Typhoon status late July 5, 2018, after a period of rapid intensification just west of Guam. Maria thus became the first Category 5 Super Typhoon of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season. The system is forecast to hit Okinawa with...

July 06, 2018

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Jelawat becomes West Pacific' first typhoon and Super Typhoon of 2018

Tropical Cyclone "Jelawat," the first typhoon of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season, strengthened into a Super Typhoon on March 30, 2018. Jelawat reached tropical cyclone strength late March 28 and underwent rapid intensification after 00:00 UTC on March 30....

March 31, 2018

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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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Eye of Super Typhoon "Meranti" approaching southern Taiwan

​Super Typhoon "Meranti" is now approaching Taiwan with maximum sustained winds of 296 km/h (184 mph) and gusts to 352 km/h (218 mph). Meranti is a very dangerous storm and a heavy rain maker expected to pass with its eye just south of the southern tip...

September 13, 2016

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Atsani becomes 6th super typhoon of the year, Goni threatens Philippines, Taiwan and southern Japan

Typhoon "Atsani" became the sixth super typhoon of the year on August 19, 2015. The system is currently moving over the open waters of North Pacific Ocean and is threatening only shipping interests. However, there is a threat it could impact Honshu, Japan

August 19, 2015

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Deadly Typhoon "Soudelor" destroys Saipan, hits Taiwan with gale force winds and extremely heavy rainfall, makes final landfall in southeast China

Typhoon Soudelor, the fifth super typhoon and the strongest tropical cyclone of the year so far, made landfall over central Taiwan late UTC on Friday, August 7, 2015, just north of the city of Hualien, with estimated wind speeds of 200 km/h (125 mph) - Category 3

August 08, 2015

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Soudelor rapidly intensifies into a super typhoon, becomes the strongest cyclone of 2015 - moving toward Taiwan and eastern China

Tropical Storm "Soudelor" formed on July 31, 2015 northeast of Chuuk, North Pacific Ocean. It reached typhoon strength on August 2 and passed directly over Saipan, causing severe damage to the island. On August 3, Soudelor became a Super Typhoon. This system

August 03, 2015

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Dolphin becomes Super Typhoon after passing Guam

Typhoon "Dolphin" passed through the Rota Channel between Guam and Rota on May 15, 2015 forcing more than 1 100 people to seek cover in shelters. It was packing maximum winds of about 177 km/h (109 mph) taking down trees, power lines and grounding flights on

May 17, 2015

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Typhoon "Hagupit" made landfall in Eastern Samar, Philippines

Eleventh typhoon of the 2014 Western Pacific tropical season - Typhoon Hagupit (locally called Ruby), made landfall at 13:15 UTC (21:15 local time) on December 6, 2014 near the cities of Oras and Dolores, in central Eastern Samar province in the Philippines as a

December 07, 2014

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Typhoon "Vongfong" about to make landfall at Kyushu, Japan

Typhoon "Vongfong" is nearing southern Japan island of Kyushu and is about to make landfall as Category 1 typhoon. According to report issued by Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) at 22:45 UTC on October 12, 2014, Vongfong developed maximum sustained winds of

October 12, 2014

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Super Typhoon "Vongfong" weakens, targets Okinawa

Weak wind shear and warm ocean surface water allowed Super Typhoon "Vongfong" to rapidly strengthen across the western Pacific Ocean into the largest storm on Earth so far in 2014. The system peaked in intensity on October 7, 2014 with top sustained winds of

October 10, 2014

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Super Typhoon "Vongfong" becomes the strongest tropical cyclone of the year

Super Typhoon "Vongfong" has become the strongest tropical cyclone of 2014. According to Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Super Typhoon "Vongfong" reached maximum sustained winds of 288 km/h (180 mph) with gusts up to 352 km/h (218 mph) around 18:

October 08, 2014

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Phanfone reaches super typhoon status

Typhoon Phanfone rapidly intensified on October 2, with its strength increasing from a Category 1 hurricane to a Category 4 hurricane in 12 hours. On October 4, 2014 JMA reports maximum wind gusts of 250 km/h which means that Phanfone reached super typhoon status

October 04, 2014

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Super typhoon Rammasun hit southern China, moves toward northern Vietnam

Super Typhoon Rammasun, which might be the strongest typhoon to hit China's Hainan Island in 40 years, landed in town of Wengtian early on July 18, 2014, packing winds of up to 216 km/h (134 mph) and bringing torrential rain. It is only the

July 18, 2014

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Neoguri reached super typhoon status, heading toward southern Japan

Neoguri is the first super typhoon of 2014. The 7th named storm and 3rd typhoon of the 2014 Western Pacific typhoon season is about to cause some major damage on its path. On July 7, 2014 Neoguri reached super typhoon status with maximum sustained winds

July 08, 2014

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Typhoon Neoguri expected to become super typhoon as it approaches southern Japan

Tropical Storm "Neoguri" which formed in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean on July 3, 2014, strengthened into Category 1 typhoon yesterday and has been rapidly intensifying over the last 24 hours.By 06:00 UTC on July 5, 2014, Neoguri was Category 4 typhoon&n

July 05, 2014

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Aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan - the deadliest natural disaster in the Philippines

The most powerful typhoon to make landfall in recorded history, Super Typhoon Haiyan, slammed the Philippines on November 7/8, 2013, with powerful winds gusting up to 380 km/h (235 mph). Besides powerful winds, storm surges of up to 3 - 5 meters (10 - 17 feet) that...

November 10, 2013

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Typhoon Haiyan to make landfall in Vietnam, new tropical threat for Philippines

After claiming more than 1 200 lives in Philippines, Haiyan is about to make landfall in Vietnam as a strong typhoon system. A wide spread area of Vietnam will likely see typhoon strength winds, heavy rainfall and the threat of storm surge. Landfall is

November 09, 2013

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One of the strongest storms recorded on the planet slams Philippines

Powerful Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) made landfall in the province of Eastern Visayas, Philippines late on November 7, 2013. Widespread torrential rain and destructive winds accompanied Haiyan through the central Philippines, leaving a trail of

November 08, 2013

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Super Typhoon Haiyan rages toward central Philippines as the strongest storm of the year

Strengthening Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) is posing a serious threat to the Philippines. Right now Haiyan is equal to an extremely powerful Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic, spinning with powerful 333 km/h (207 mph) winds. Haiyan is now the strongest

November 07, 2013

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Supertyphoon Lekima and Typhoon Francisco approaching Japan

Typhoon Francisco is battering Minamidaito Island in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The system is forecast to make a sharp northeastward turn over the next few days and skirt the eastern seaboard of mainland Japan. Francisco has maximum sustained winds of 65

October 24, 2013

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3D flyby of Super-Typhoon Usagi - heading toward Hong Kong

Super-Typhoon Usagi is currently the strongest active storm on the planet, and the strongest so far this year. It is now rumbling across the Western Pacific near Taiwan and the Philippines. Packing winds as strong as 260 km/h (162 mph) Usagi is forecast to plow through

September 20, 2013

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Typhoon Usagi strengthens to Super-Typhoon - approaching Philippines, Taiwan and China

Typhoon Usagi, which formed on September 16, has strengthened into Super-Typhoon today. Warnings are up in the Philippines as it heads toward Taiwan and China. It was expected this storm would develop into one of the most violent storms of the season. At

September 19, 2013

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Super Typhoon Jelawat gusts up to nearly 300 km/h, heading toward Japan

Super Typhoon Jelawat in the Western Pacific is forecast to curve across Okinawa and the Japan mainland, bringing flooding rain, monstrous waves and damaging winds. The islands can be subject to damaging winds in excess of 120 km/h (75 mph), dangerous surf and seas

September 26, 2012

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Philipinnes battered by typhoons causing floods and landslides

As of Saturday afternoon, Typhoon Nalgae is moving westward away from the northern Philippines as a strong typhoon, downgraded from a super typhoon earlier today.Late Friday evening, Nalgae made landfall along the central Luzon coast as a super typhoon with

October 02, 2011

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Ma-On will become a Super Typhoon

Typhoon Ma-On, now packing 135-mph winds, continues to threaten Japan. Landfall in southern Japan is a distinct possibility as early as Monday night local time.Winds in Ma-On strengthened from 105 mph to 135 mph in just 24 hours. Further strengthening is expected as

July 15, 2011