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Tag: Typhoon

27 Dead, 50 Missing As Typhoon Molave Hits Vietnam

Hanoi: Floods and landslides triggered by typhoon Molave in Vietnam have left 27 people dead, 50 missing and 67 injured as of Saturday morning, according to authorities. The country’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said the fatalities were reported from the provinces of Quang Nam, Nghe An, Dak Lak and Gia […]

Typhoon Lingling Kills 3 In South Korea

Seoul: At least three people were killed due to typhoon Lingling, the 13th storm to hit South Korea this year, which also led to cancellation of hundreds of flights and power outages that affected some 160,000 homes, authorities said on Sunday. According to the authorities, a woman in her 70s died in the town of […]

Typhoon leaves 18 dead, 1million evacuated in China

Beijing: At least 18 people were killed and one million others evacuated from their homes as typhoon Lekima, the ninth one to hit China this year, slammed into the east coast of the country on Saturday, causing extensive damage and disrupting transport. According to Xinhua news agency, the death toll rose to 18 as five […]

1 Million People Evacuated As Typhoon Hits China

Beijing: At least one million people were evacuated to safer areas as typhoon Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, made landfall in China’s Zhejiang province on Saturday, authorities said. With a maximum wind force of 187 km/h, the super typhoon is expected to bring heavy rain to the provinces of Anhui, Fujian, Jiangsu and […]

Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong

Beijing/Hong Kong: Typhoon Mangkhut, the world’s strongest storm this year, continued its path of destruction across Southeast Asia, reaching mainland China after pummeling Hong Kong and killing dozens in the Philippines, authorities said on Monday. Mangkhut is now expected to move inland of China’s western Guangdong on Monday. While the storm has weakened, a T8 […]

Philippine typhoon toll increases to 25

Manila: The death toll due to typhoon Mangkhut slamming the Philippines rose to 25 on Sunday while dozens were still reported missing, authorities said. Presidential adviser Francis Tolentino confirmed these figures in Cagayan province, where the season’s most powerful typhoon made landfall on Saturday morning, reports Efe news. Most of the deaths occurred due to […]

Five killed as typhoon Lan makes landfall in Japan

Tokyo: At least five people were killed as typhoon Lan lashed Japan’s Pacific coast after a landfall on Monday. The typhoon, with an atmospheric pressure of 950 hectopascals at its centre and powerful winds of up to 198 kph, hit the Shizuoka prefecture on Honshu island at around 3 am, reports Xinhua news agency. According […]

Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan

Tokyo: A powerful typhoon, the 18th of this season, made landfall in Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture on Sunday, the weather agency said. Typhoon Talim, with central atmospheric pressure at 975 hectopascals, had winds at a speed of 30 metres per second near its centre, with gusts reaching nearly 45 meters per second, reports Xinhua news agency. […]

Typhoon Talim to make landfall in Japan

Tokyo: Typhoon Talim is scheduled to make landfall in the Japanese island of Kyushu on Sunday, the weather agency announced on Saturday. As of Saturday afternoon, Talim, the season’s 18th typhoon in the Pacific, was at 480 km southwest of Kagoshima city, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The storm, classified as “strong”, was […]

Typhoon Merbok
100,000 evacuated as typhoon makes landfall in China

Beijing: Over 100,000 people were evacuated to safety on Tuesday morning after typhoon Merbok made landfall in China’s Shenzhen city. From Monday morning to early Tuesday, the city reported an average precipitation of 81 mm, with 219 mm reported in the area where the typhoon made landfall on Monday night, according to disaster management officials. […]

Typhoon Merbok to hit China

Beijing: China’s national observatory on Monday issued a blue alert for typhoon Merbok, which is expected to hit the Guangdong province on Monday night. At 8 a.m., the eye of the storm, this year’s second, was above the South China Sea some 295 km to the south of Shenzhen, packing winds of up to 20 […]