Tags : Typhoon

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Typhoon Vamco warning to farmers in North

Typhoon Vamco is expected to hit the North and Northeast on Sunday and Monday, but spare the flooded areas of the lower Northeast. The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) reported on Saturday that Vamco, a category 5 typhoon, was centred in the middle of the South China Sea and heading towards the Vietnamese city of Da […]Read More

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Thailand Braces for Tropical Storm “Noul”

BANGKOK, Sept 16 (TNA) – Agriculture Minister Chalermchai Sri-on ordered the Royal Irrigation Department to brace for the tropical storm “Noul”, which will move into northeastern Thailand this weekend. The Meteorological Department said the storm is expected to develop to the Category 5, typhoon and make landfall over the middle Vietnam before moving into Thailand’s […]Read More

Asia

Super Typhoon Mangkhut Rips Through Hong Kong After Pummeling Philippines

Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into mainland China Sunday, but not before deadly 100-plus mph winds ripped through the Philippines and Hong Kong. In the Philippines, the New York Times reports more than 60 were killed in landslides and flooding, while millions are affected with homes and communities destroyed. Now the storm is in China, where […]Read More

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40 provinces face heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut

Forty provinces have been warned to brace for heavy rain and possibly very heavy rain today and the next few days as an indirect effect from super Typhoon Mangkhut which hit the Philippines this morning. National Water Resources Office deputy secretary-general Samroeng Saengphuwong said Saturday Mangkhut is steadily weakening after making a landfall on Luzon […]Read More

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Mangkhut Death Toll Reportedly Hits 25 as Severe Typhoon Batters

A super typhoon Mangkhut has hit the Philippines packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) along with torrential rain, killing at least 25 people, wrecking homes and triggering multiple landslides, Reuters reported. According to media reports, more than four million people are directly in the path of the storm, which has wind gusts […]Read More

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Thousands of Filipinos Flee Coming Typhoon

Thousands of people were evacuated to safer ground as the Philippines prepared for the arrival of Typhoon Mangkhut, the most powerful storm expected to hit the archipelago in 2018, officials said Thursday. Typhoon Mangkhut was tracked earlier in the day approaching the Philippines from the western Pacific at 20 kilometers per hour (12.4 miles per […]Read More

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Severe Typhoon Prompts Evacuation Warning for 26,000 Osaka Residents

TOKYO (Sputnik) – Over 21,000 Ibaraki residents in the Osaka prefecture were asked to leave Thursday after a strong typhoon soaked Japan’s western coast, local media said. Authorities warned that rainfalls brought by Typhoon Prapiroon could trigger dangerous mudslides, according to the NHK public broadcaster. A total of 26,000 were advised to evacuate throughout Osaka […]Read More

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Japan Calls on 26,000 People to Evacuate as Typhoon Nears

TOKYO (Sputnik) – The residents of Miyazaki Prefecture in the Kyushu Island were urged to evacuate by the authorities as Japan’s southwestern regions might be hit by the natural disaster on Sunday and Monday, according to the NHK broadcaster. Around 26,000 people in southern Japan were advised to evacuate by the authorities as the Prapiroon […]Read More