Typhoon Vongfong sprints toward Tohoku; 61 hurt, one missing

Oct 13, 2014

Typhoon Vongfong sprints toward Tohoku; 61 hurt, one missing

Typhoon Vongfong pummeled Kyushu, Shikoku and western Honshu on Monday, leaving at least 61 people injured and one missing before racing northeast toward Tokyo. The season’s 19th typhoon is likely to blow through the Chubu and Kanto regions early Tuesday before heading out to ...

Okinawa braces as massive Typhoon Vongfong powers north

Oct 10, 2014

Okinawa braces as massive Typhoon Vongfong powers north

Japan was bracing on Friday for its strongest storm this year, a supertyphoon powering north toward the Okinawa island chain that threatens to rake a wide swath of the nation with strong winds and torrential rain. Typhoon Vongfong, which at one point rivaled last ...