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  1. Weather - Hong Kong

    Airlines blamed for chaos in aftermath of typhoon

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... airline staff failed to provide them with clear messages on baggage and flight times. The Airport Authority said 348 flights were delayed and 39 cancelled as of 5pm yesterday. Cathay Pacific ... on Tuesday evening and yesterday were delayed or cancelled. Urvashi Sethi's New Delhi-bound Cathay Pacific flight was delayed four times before she finally boarded the plane at 3.30pm yesterday- ...

  2. Weather - Hong Kong

    Planes, trains and lack of automobiles

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Passengers from Taichung got their luggage during a short reprieve, but the passengers on my flight were not so lucky. There were only a handful of Cathay Pacific and airport workers on hand to keep ... 8. After being told by a Cathay Pacific employee it was safer to leave and have my luggage delivered to my home, I waited in line to file the appropriate form in time to catch the last ...

  3. Weather - Hong Kong

    Trapped for six hours on plane

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee, Jolie Ho and Tamsin Rutter Passengers trapped for six hours on a Dragonair plane on the tarmac at Hong Kong airport at the height of Typhoon Vicente went through a grim ordeal as the aircraft was rocked by the blasting winds. Some started vomitin ...

  4. News - Asia - WEATHER

    18,000 flee new storm Kajiki in central Philippines, wrecked by Haiyan

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:40am by BLOOM

    ... of reconstruction at 361 billion pesos (HK$62 billion). The Asian Development Bank estimates losses from natural disasters in the country amount to US$1.6 billion a year, the most in Southeast Asia. Haiyan, ... the Pacific Ocean, is the second most-at-risk nation globally from tropical storms, after Japan, according to Maplecroft, a research company based in Bath, England. The government is studying ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Making sense of typhoons by flying into the eye of the storm

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... they will head. There are several of these models, some spanning the globe, others with a regional focus. The Observatory has a model that covers east Asia and the west Pacific. It runs on a fast computer ... typhoon. It was also a significant milestone in research on typhoons, the west Pacific's mighty, sometimes devastating, storms. Observatory director Shun Chi-ming cites three of the most ...

  6. News - World - WEATHER

    Mega storm grounds 15,000 US flights

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

    ... flights on 30/10: CX 830,831,840,841,888,889. More at bit.ly/YcAc1P — Cathay Pacific (@cathaypacific) October 30, 2012 In Asia, Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific announced ... coming down from Canada that could whip up as much as 90cm of snow. Tens of thousands were stranded as the mega storm’s impact on air travel was felt as far afield as Asia and Europe, delaying ...

  7. News - Asia - TYPHOON

    Philippines Typhoon Haiyan death toll exceeds 10,000 as rescue effort continues

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 10:06am by AFP

    ... added another 2,000 were missing there and elsewhere on Samar, which was one of the first areas to be hit when Haiyan swept in from the Pacific Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 315km/h. ...

  8. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Filipinos recount terror of Typhoon Haiyan and liken impact to a tsunami

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:52am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... after Haiyan swept in from the Pacific Ocean. Vice-Mayor Jim Pe of Coron town on Busuanga, the last island battered by the typhoon before it blew away to the South China Sea, said most ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    World's strongest typhoon approaching Philippines

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 03:20am by AFP

    ... and villages in Haiyan's path, while schools were closed, ferry services suspended and fishermen were ordered to secure their vessels. Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and other carriers ...

  10. News - Asia - WEATHER

    New typhoon may hit Philippines after Nari's death and destruction

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 01:32pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila New storm could hit Philippines after Nari wreaks havoc Another typhoon is brewing in the Pacific Ocean and might threaten the Philippines, officials said yesterday as clean-up efforts continued in the north of the country after Typhoon Nari killed 13 people. Nari flooded farmland and destroyed thousands of houses in provinces north of Manila before ...




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