The typhoon is approaching at the start of the rice and corn harvesting season in Cagayan, a major agricultural producer, and farmers were scrambling to save what they could of their crops, Mr Mamba said. The threat to agriculture comes as the Philippines tries to cope with rice shortages. … [Read more...] about Evacuation under way as huge typhoon nears Philippines
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Already on Friday morning, 77 millimeters (3 inches) of rain was recorded within a single hour in the city of Wajima, Ishikawa, Japanese media reported. Fifty-six mm (2.2 in) in Kaneyam, located in Yamagata, were also recorded within an hour. Up to 180 mm (7 in) are expected through Saturday in northeastern and central regions of Japan, with up to 120 mm (4.7 in) in the western part of the country. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Heads for Japan As 20,000 Ordered to Evacuate Due to Flooding
Mangkhut is predicted to come within 60 miles of Hong Kong, bringing heavy rains to the region. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Mangkhut – where is the storm now and when will it hit the Philippines?
This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Typhoon Yutu crossing over the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, producing damaging winds and high surf Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. The National Weather Service in Honolulu says maximum sustained winds of 180 mph (290 kph) were recorded around the eye of the storm, which passed over Tinian island and Saipan early Thursday morning local time. Waves of 25 to 40 feet (6 to 12 meters) are expected around the eye of the storm. (NOAA via AP) … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Yutu strikes US territory ‘like a small war’
A teenager miraculously survived 49 days adrift in the Pacific Ocean after his fishing hut's mooring cable was snapped by heavy winds in July. Aldi Novel Adilang from Sulawesi, an Indonesian island, was whisked away by strong winds while he was working 78 miles out at sea as a lampkeeper on the floating fishing trap. … [Read more...] about Teenager Survives 49 Days In Floating Fishing Hut In The Pacific Ocean