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  1. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Up to seven typhoons will hit Hong Kong this year Observatory says, as it reveals new nine-day forecast

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 06:21pm by Ernest Kao

    ... of increasingly unpredictable or extreme weather brought about by climate change. Freak conditions around the world in recent months- severe flooding in Britain, extreme cold hitting North America ...

  2. News - China - WEATHER

    Beijing sees third-longest winter stretch without snowfall

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 04:25pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Snow has not fallen in Beijing for 92 days, the third-longest seasonal dry stretch, and residents say strange weather makes them ill Capital waiting for white winter While the winds and blizzards of North America's polar vortex closed airports and roads across the continent- making some cities temporarily colder than the South Pole- Beijing ...

  3. News - World - WEATHER

    New York mayor Bill de Blasio shovels snow in show of solidarity

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... with little experience in office faced the first major challenge of his administration in the form of the storm and frigid temperatures that hit America's biggest city on Thursday and stretched ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Typhoon Usagi could be Hong Kong's strongest in 34 years

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 07:07pm by DANNY LEE

    ... signal as the typhoon is expected to pass within 100 kilometres of Hong Kong. Dubbed a “monster storm” by weather experts in America as it reached super typhoon status with gusts of up ... while winds reached 284km/h at Tate’s Cairn. In more recent times, superstorm Sandy with hurricane force winds reaching 144km/h slammed the east coast of America in October last year, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    UN's top weatherman visits Hong Kong Observatory

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... the Geneva-based UN agency for a four-year term. "In North America, we had Hurricane Sandy having a direct strike on New York City. The disaster raised the issue of the vulnerability of cities under ...

  6. News - World - WEATHER

    Mega storm grounds 15,000 US flights

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 09:16am by AFP

    ... and Latin America. ...

  7. News - World - NORTH AMERICA

    Tsunami alert for Hawaii after quake off western Canada

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Honolulu and Staff Reporter

    ... Agencies in Honolulu and Staff Reporter Big shake brings scares, evacuations and alerts as far away as Hawaii but no major damage Canada rattled by its biggest quake since 1949 A magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, with residents ...



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