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Typhoon Malakas slams Japan, heading toward Tokyo

Toukyo - A powerful typhoon slammed into Japan on Tuesday, leaving at least three dozen people injured and one missing, as torrential rains caused serious flooding that washed away a bridge and inundated homes and cars.

Typhoon Meranti lashes China after pounding Taiwan

Bejing - Typhoon Meranti battered southeastern China with heavy winds and torrential rain on Thursday, cutting power, ripping up trees and smashing windows, a day after lashing Taiwan.

Strongest typhoon in 21 years swipes Taiwan

Taipei - Parts of Taiwan were brought to a standstill Wednesday as super typhoon Meranti skirted past the island's southern tip, bringing the strongest winds in 21 years and disrupting traffic ahead of a major holiday.

Lionrock death toll at 17 as Japan braces for new typhoon

Toukyo - The death toll from Typhoon Lionrock has risen to 17 in Japan, with several people still missing, and officials said Sunday a new storm threatens the country's southwest.

Japan typhoon death toll rises to 14

Toukyo - The death toll from a devastating typhoon in northern Japan rose to 14, officials said Friday, as another powerful storm approached the country's south.Two bodies were found separately near rivers on the island of Hokkaido, a police spokesman told AFP....

Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Lionrock

Toukyo - Japan braced Monday for a powerful typhoon -- the third in little more than a week -- and authorities warned of heavy rain, high waves and flooding after the previous storms killed two people.

Typhoon Mindulle dumps heavy rain on northern Japan

Toukyo - A strong typhoon dumped heavy rain that caused flooding on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Tuesday after killing one person near Tokyo and injuring dozens.

Hundreds of flights grounded as typhoon strikes near Tokyo

Toukyo - A powerful typhoon struck near Tokyo on Monday, the first for 11 years to hit the densely populated region, temporarily shutting down Japan's biggest airport and grounding more than 500 flights nationwide.

Airport chaos after typhoon Nida hits Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Hordes of angry passengers stranded after Typhoon Nida pummelled Hong Kong crowded the airport on Tuesday, desperately seeking flights as the city emerges from lockdown while the storm swept across southern China.

Tropical storm kills 21 in China, 13 missing

Bejing - A tropical storm in China has left 21 people dead and 13 missing, reports said Thursday, after it lashed Taiwan with typhoon-grade winds and rain.

Tropical storm Nepartak kills six in China, eight missing

Bejing - A tropical storm in China left six people dead and at least eight more missing, reports said, after it lashed Taiwan with typhoon-grade winds and rain.

Tropical storm Nepartak makes landfall in China

Bejing - A tropical storm made landfall in China on Saturday afternoon, the country's national meteorological center said, a day after super Typhoon Nepartak lashed Taiwan with powerful winds and torrential rain.

Over 15,000 evacuated as super typhoon hits Taiwan

Taipei - Super Typhoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan on Friday, forcing more than 15,000 people to flee their homes as the strongest winds in over a century lashed part of the island.

Taiwan cancels flights as super typhoon bears down

Taipei - Taiwan cancelled more than 100 flights and shut schools and offices Thursday as the island braced for a direct hit from Super Typhoon Nepartak, the first major tropical storm of the season.

Communist rebels 'raiding Philippines typhoon relief convoys'

Manila - Communist insurgents in the Philippines have attacked military convoys bringing aid to victims of a recent typhoon, killing one soldier in the latest ambush, police said Thursday.

Philippines marks second anniversary of devastating Typhoon Haiyan

Tacloban - The Philippines Sunday marked the second anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan - with the bodies of possible victims of the disaster which left at least 7,350 people dead or missing still being uncovered.

Flood misery in Philippines after Typhoon Koppu kills 22

Cabanatuan City - Head-high floodwaters churned across vast farming regions of the northern Philippines on Tuesday as heavy rain compounded the misery of Typhoon Koppu that killed at least 22 people and displaced thousands.

Typhoon Koppu kills at least 16 as it ravages the Philippines

Santa Rosa - Residents of flooded farming villages in the Philippines were trapped on their rooftops on Monday and animals floated down fast-rising rivers, as the death toll from Typhoon Koppu climbed to 16.

One dead, 23,000 flee as Typhoon Koppu pummels Philippines

Manila - A teenager was crushed to death as powerful Typhoon Koppu tore down trees and houses and unleashed landslides and floods across a wide area of the Philippines on Sunday, forcing thousands to flee.

Typhoon Koppu smashes into northern Philippines

Manila - Powerful Typhoon Koppu hit the northern Philippines early Sunday, the country's weather agency said, battering the coast with powerful winds that forecasters warned could last up to three days.

Philippines warns Typhoon Koppu could linger for days

Manila - Philippine authorities on Saturday warned that a powerful typhoon will likely linger over the country for almost three days, bringing prolonged heavy rain, possible floods and sparking storm surges.

Four dead as southern China battered by Typhoon Mujigae: Report

Hong Kong - Four people were killed Sunday as Typhoon Mujigae ploughed into southern China with forecasters warning it was packing winds of up to 180 km/h (112 mph), state news agency Xinhua reported.

Super typhoon kills three, injures hundreds in Taiwan

Taipei - Super typhoon Dujuan has killed three people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan, authorities said Tuesday after it swept across the island before making landfall in eastern China.

Thousands flee as 'super typhoon' Dujuan nears Taiwan

Taipei - More than 7,000 people were evacuated in Taiwan as 'super typhoon' Dujuan swirled towards the island Monday, gathering strength as it bore down on the east coast.

Typhoon Etau slams into Japanese mainland

Toukyo - Typhoon Etau slammed into Japan on Wednesday causing injuries as torrential rain sparked landslides and flooding with more than half a million people advised to evacuate, including in suburban Tokyo.

Typhoon Goni slams into Japanese mainland

Toukyo - Typhoon Goni slammed into the Japanese mainland Tuesday, leaving at least one person missing, more than 70 others injured and disrupting rail and flight services, as authorities urged more than 600,000 people to leave homes.

Protesters leave as Taiwan readies for year's biggest typhoon

Taipei - Students who have been camping outside Taiwan's education ministry for almost a week to protest curriculum changes said Thursday they were packing up, as the country braced for the biggest typhoon of the year.

Philippines vows action on Haiyan rebuilding after UN criticism

Manila - The Philippines on Sunday vowed to take further action to aid those displaced by deadly Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, following UN criticism that the government's response so far had been "inadequate".

Philippines Haiyan rebuilding 'inadequate', says UN

Manila - The Philippines has not done enough to rebuild after Super Typhoon Haiyan, as thousands remain in shanties without power or water for nearly two years, a United Nations representative said Saturday.

Typhoon Nangka lashes Japan, killing two, triggering floods

Toukyo - Powerful Typhoon Nangka lashed Japan on Friday, killing at least two people and triggering floods as authorities urged more than 230,000 residents to evacuate.
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3-D image of Halong
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Projected path of Typhoon Muifa.
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