The weather agency warned that landslides were still possible in Chiba as well as the northern Fukushima region as the storm headed away from land. … [Read more...] about One dead after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo
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The latest Jebi update from Weather Underground: “ Jebi rapidly intensified on Thursday local time atop very warm SSTs of around 29°C (84°F) and deep oceanic heat content (see Figure 3 below), with wind shear on the light side (5 – 10 knots) and very healthy outflow at upper levels. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
The most powerful typhoon to hit the disaster-prone Philippines this year slammed ashore before dawn in Cagayan province on the north-eastern tip of Luzon island, a region of flood-prone rice plains and mountain provinces with a history of deadly landslides. … [Read more...] about At least three dead as powerful typhoon hits Philippines
The typhoon hit at the start of the rice and corn harvesting season in Cagayan, a major agricultural producer, prompting farmers to scramble to save what they could of their crops, Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba said. The threat to agriculture comes as the Philippines tries to cope with rice shortages. … [Read more...] about Philippines hit by monster typhoon Mangkhut
The Times quoted former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa making the Chinese Communist case very concisely in a speech to a pro-China think tank on Wednesday: “Looking at the [Hong Kong] political storm closely — its severity, scale, and organization — it’s reasonable to believe that it’s fanned by someone. Various signs are pointing at Taiwan and the U.S.” … [Read more...] about China Squeezes Taiwan with Tourist Travel Ban Ahead of Election