Articles tagged "typhoon"

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Taiwan's deadliest typhoon caused a spike in earthquakes in the years following the storm, new study shows

2009 Typhoon Morakot caused a spike in earthquakes in Taiwan in the years following the storm, a new study reveals. The storm triggered extensive flooding, huge landslides, and left almost 700 fatalities, making it the deadliest typhoon to impact the country in...

September 05, 2020

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Deadly Typhoon "Phanfone" made landfall in central Japan

Typhoon Phanfone made landfall in Shizuoka with winds reported gusting up to 164 km/h (102 mph). The Japan Meteorological Agency reported Typhoon Phanfone officially made landfall near the city of Hamamatsu in Shizuoka Prefecture around 8 a.m. local time.260 000 people

October 06, 2014

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Typhoon "Kalmaegi" weakens after its second landfall

After hitting northeast of the main Philippine island of Luzon on Sunday, September 14, Typhoon "Kalmaegi" strengthened over the South China Sea and hit southern China and Vietnam on September 16, 2014. As it was making its second landfall (China) it was still

September 16, 2014

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Typhoon Fitow threatens south Japan and eastern China

Tropical Storm Fitow reached typhoon status as it continues to track north towards the southern Japanese islands. Dry air inflow from a high pressure area to the west fed the system that now developed strong winds of 80 knots with gusts up to 100

October 03, 2013

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Devastating debris flow at Barangay Andap during Typhoon Bopha

The village of Andap was devastated in the Typhoon Bopha, with at least 80 fatalities. The death toll from Typhoon Bopha / Pablo steadily mounts (unofficial number of more than 500 victims), the recriminations about the causes of the devastating debris flows that were

December 08, 2012

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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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Tropical Storm Bopha upgraded to typhoon

Tropical Storm Bopha started to intensify and was upgraded to a typhoon status by JTWC few hours ago. Maximum sustained winds have increased to 105 km/h (65 mph). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 120 km (75 miles) from the center.According to latest

November 30, 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