Typhoon Haishen made landfall just north of the South Korean city of Busan on Monday morning, cutting power to homes and factories, toppling trees, and forcing trains to be cancelled and flights grounded. The storm, with heavy rain and powerful winds of as much as 126 km/h (78 mph), made[…]
A strong typhoon roared towards the eastern Philippines on Thursday as authorities worked to evacuate tens of thousands of people while avoiding overcrowding in shelters that could risk coronavirus. The first typhoon to hit the country this year is expected to make landfall later on Thursday, weather agency administrator Vicente[…]
Rugby World Cup organisers on Thursday cancelled England’s game against France and New Zealand’s clash with Italy as Super Typhoon Hagibis bears down on Japan. “We’ve taken the very difficult decision to cancel certain matches in the affected areas,” tournament director Alan Gilpin said, announcing the unprecedented step. Both games[…]
A powerful typhoon has battered the Greater Tokyo area in Japan, leaving at least one person dead and dozens injured, according to media reports. Typhoon Mindulle made landfall at noon on Monday, moving upwards from the Japanese capital to the northern Tohoku region, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. Bringing[…]
Two men were killed and another remains missing, officials said Tuesday, after Typhoon Vongfong smashed through Japan leaving the country counting the cost of the latest natural disaster. The typhoon churned through eastern Japan early Tuesday after hitting Okinawa over the weekend and making landfall on the nation’s southern main[…]
China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country’s southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people. Authorities in eastern Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai, ordered fishing boats to return to[…]
Millions of Filipinos have endured a second day without power after typhoon Rammasun paralysed the capital Manila, and killed 38 people as it swept across the country. Rammasun was heading towards China on Thursday after cutting a path through the Philippines’ central and southern islands, shutting down the capital and[…]
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