Oct 17, 2015

Philippines warns Typhoon Koppu could linger for days

Philippine authorities on Saturday warned that a powerful typhoon will likely linger over the country for almost three days, bringing heavy rains, possible floods and sparking storm surges. Typhoon Koppu, possibly the second most powerful storm to strike the disaster-prone country this year, is ...

China evacuates over 865,000 as powerful typhoon nears

Jul 11, 2015

China evacuates over 865,000 as powerful typhoon nears

Typhoon Chan-hom barrelled toward eastern China near Shanghai on Saturday, prompting the evacuation of more than 865,000 people after lashing Okinawa and Taiwan. The storm could be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Zhejiang province, which borders Shanghai to the south, for the ...

Powerful typhoon on course for Saturday landfall in Shikoku

Aug 8, 2014

Powerful typhoon on course for Saturday landfall in Shikoku

Typhoon Halong is expected to make landfall on Shikoku Saturday after bringing heavy rain, high waves and strong winds to southern Kyushu, the Meteorological Agency said Friday. The typhoon, the 11th of the year, is expected to dump more precipitation on rain-soaked Shikoku before ...

Typhoon leaves millions without power in Philippines

Jul 18, 2014

Typhoon leaves millions without power in Philippines

Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power on Thursday after a ferocious typhoon paralyzed the capital and wrecked flimsy rural homes, claiming at least 40 lives. Utility crews scrambled to repair thousands of toppled power pylons as well ...

Jul 18, 2014

Typhoon near Philippines heading northward

A tropycal cyclone over the ocean east of the Philippines turned into a typhoon early Friday, the Meteorological Agency said. Typhoon No. 10, whose atmospheric pressure measures 1002 hectopascals and its maximum wind speed 18 meters per second at its center, is slowly heading ...