Articles tagged "supertyphoon"

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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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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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Red alert issued as Super Typhoon Utor made landfall in Philippines

Residents of the Philippines are on high alert as Super Typhoon Utor made a landfall near the Casapsapan Bay, over Isabela-Aurora. Utor's maximum sustained winds reached 130 knots (150mph/241 km/h) at 15:00 UTC on August 11, 2013 and the system

August 11, 2013

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Typhoon Soulik made landfall in northern Taiwan, now moves toward mainland China

Typhoon Soulik made its first landfall in northern Taiwan with wind gusts reported to 113 knots (210 km/h). Heavy rainfall and strong winds continue to affect central and northern Taiwan. There was one reported death related with Typhoon Soulik's landfall in

July 13, 2013

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Soulik to affect more than 25 million people in northern Taiwan as Category 2 typhoon

Powerful Typhoon Soulik is about to hit northern Taiwan with destructive winds, storm surge, flooding rain and mudslides. Winds higher than 105 knots (195 km/h) with gusts up to 130 knots (240 km/h) are expected during the landfall. Soulik is forecast to move very

July 12, 2013

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Super typhoon Soulik entered Philippine Sea - current track suggests Taipei will get a direct hit

Typhoon Soulik has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on July 10, 2013 and PAGASA is monitoring the development. PAGASA named this system as Huaning, its international name is Soulik. Soulik formed on July 7, 2013

July 10, 2013

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Typhoon Bopha moves toward Philippines

According to latest Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), Typhoon Bopha was located approximately 105 nm west-southwest of Palau, and was moving westward at speed of 15 knots. Maximum significant wave height at 18:00 UTC on December 2 was 16 meters (52 feet). Typhoon

December 02, 2012

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Supertyphoon Jelawat reached Category 5 hurricane strenght as it targets Philippines, Taiwan and Japan

Supertyphoon Jelawat is currently churning across the Philippines Sea. Jelawat is the second-straight super typhoon of 2012, following Sanba, which slammed South Korea with flooding rainfall. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) is forecasting Jelawat to become

September 25, 2012

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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