Sep 04, 2:44 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Shreesha Ghosh @Shreesha_94 08/23/17 AT 4:23 AM UPDATE: 4:45 a.m. EDT — At least three people, including a 45-year-old mainland Chinese tourist, died in Macau and two went missing after typhoon Hato lashed through the South China Sea on Wednesday. Earlier, four people were said to have gone missing in Fai Chi Kei, Macau; however, later two people were rescued, South China Morning Post reported. Macau also faced blackout due to power supply cable failure in the neighboring city of Zhuhai. The power supply is slowly being restored, the Macau Daily Times reported.Original Story Typhoon Hato that made landfall in China on Wednesday whipped through Hong Kong causing heavy floods and suspension of trade. The city observatory downgraded the powerful typhoon to number 8 at 2:10 p.m. local time (2:10 a.m. EDT) hours after the city issued the highest storm … [Read more...] about WATCH: Typhoon Hato Triggers Heavy Flooding in Hong Kong, Halts Stock Trading
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Aug 21, 5:28 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Pritha Paul @ZiggyZina143 10/23/17 AT 2:44 AM Deadly Typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Sunday leaving two dead and more than 10 injured. Ferocious winds swept over the land, thus making the area prone to major mudslides and flooding.The typhoon arrived at Japan's southern coast near Minamiizu coast at 3 a.m. local time on Monday (2 p.m. EDT Sunday), with gusts of winds up to 123 mph, the country’s media reported. It was moving in a northeastern direction at the speed of 37 mph, according to CNN meteorologist Matt Daniel. The typhoon made it particularly hard for the people in Japan to go out to vote in their national elections which were held over the weekend.Although the strength of the typhoon is diminishing as it makes its way to Tokyo, it is expected to bring heavy rains and damaging winds to the area. Warnings for heavy rain and flooding … [Read more...] about Typhoon Lan Videos Show Ferocious Winds And Heavy Rain In Japan
WorldSuper Typhoon Jebi, a Category 5 storm that’s become the world’s most powerful in 2018, is threatening Japan early next week, with threats to major cities Kyoto, Kobe, and Tokyo.Japan’s main island, Honsho, home to the country’s largest cities, is at risk for up to a foot of rain from Typhoon Jebi, according to the forecast updates. "Rainfall flooding, high winds, battering waves and coastal flooding are expected as Jebi pushes ashore around Tuesday, local time," according to The Weather Channel.Typhoon Jebi’s path and track update suggests the storm will likely aprroach Japan on Monday or early Tuesday next week, but it won’t be at current strength. However, warnings will likely be issued for much of Japan by late this week since Jebi is expected to strike the country at Typhoon strength -- likely category 1 or 2.The latest forecast update for Jebi suggests that typhoon will approach Japan early Tuesday with winds of around 100 … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
News / World by Press Association 14/09/2018, 6:08 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Philippine authorities were evacuating thousands of people from the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers for landslides and placing rescuers and troops on full alert. More than four million people live in areas at most risk from the storm, which the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre in Hawaii categorised as a super typhoon with powerful winds and gusts equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane. Typhoon Mangkhut is on course to hit north-eastern Cagayan province early on Saturday. It was tracked on Friday about 250 miles away in the Pacific with sustained winds of 127mph and gusts of up to 158 mph, Philippine forecasters said. With a massive rain cloud band 560 miles wide, combined with seasonal monsoon rains, the typhoon could bring heavy to intense rains that could set off landslides and … [Read more...] about Evacuation under way as huge typhoon nears Philippines
TYPHOON Mangkhut is currently hurtling towards the Philippines with wind speeds of up to 160mph. Residents have been told to “prepare for the worst”. Where is Typhoon Mangkhut now? The Hawaii-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center has categorised the storm as a super typhoon. The storm, known locally as Ompong, has already struck the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam. Mangkhut is currently about 160 miles away in the Pacific with sustained winds of 127mph and gusts reaching 158mph. Forecaster Rene Paciente said: "It can lift cars, you can't stand, you can't even crawl against that wind.” Philippine forecasters said the shifting typhoon could possibly blow toward Vietnam after it exits late Saturday or early Sunday. The deadliest storm in the country was Super Typhoon Haiyan, which killed over 7,000 people and affected millions in 2013. When will it hit the Philippines? Some 5.2 million people in the Philippines are set to be affected by the storm. It is expected to hit … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Mangkhut – where is the storm now and when will it hit the Philippines?