Articles tagged "typhoon melor"

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Over 40 deaths across the Philippines as flood threats rise again

The Philippines archipelago suffered another hit of severe weather, as heavy rainfalls battered the area on December 19, 2015. The government declared a state of national calamity, following a rising threat of aggravating floods across the region previously affected...

December 19, 2015

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Deadly typhoon "Melor" (Nona) batters Philippines in a series of landfalls

Typhoon "Melor", also known in the Philippines as Nona, made initial landfall over Bulusan, Sorsogon in southern Luzon at 16:00 local time on December 14, 2015, as a violent typhoon, equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson wind scale....

December 15, 2015

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Typhoon "Melor" (Nona) to become a Super Typhoon before Philippines landfall

Melor formed as a tropical depression in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean close to the island of Yap, on December 10, 2015 and intensified into a violent typhoon by December 13. The system is expected to make landfall over southern Luzon, near Sorsogon, Philippines...

December 13, 2015