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  1. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Tokyo braces for Typhoon Vongfong after huge storm hits southern Japan

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... adding that it may reach the Kanto region- which includes Tokyo- early today. As night fell yesterday the rain grew heavier in Tokyo with the weather agency issuing heavy rain and flood warnings ... strengthen." Television footage showed the roof and walls of a house ripped off by gusts in Makurazaki, while huge waves were smashing into breakwaters. Local authorities issued evacuation advisories ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1615817/tokyo-braces-typhoon-vongfong-after-huge-storm-hits-southern-japan
  2. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Half million flee Cyclone Hudhud in India and Typhoon Vongfong in Japan

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:00am by AP

    ... said Typhoon Vongfong could reach the Tokyo area by tomorrow, gradually losing strength as it moves up the archipelago. Authorities issued landslide warnings and strong winds knocked out power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1615217/half-million-flee-cyclone-hudhud-india-and-typhoon-vongfong-japan
  3. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon- but city will swelter

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 10:22am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... That was followed on May 8 another ‘black’ signal, breaking another record – it was the first time since 1998’s revision that two black rainstorms had hit Hong Kong before June. A statement issued by Hong ... Kong as storms usually move along the edge of the subtropical ridge, which is off the coast of Japan and Taiwan. But Hong Kong will feel the impact as the typhoon's outer air mass brings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547900/first-super-typhoon-season-expected-slam-japan-hong-kong-observatory
  4. Weather - Hong Kong

    In the eye of the storm: How deadly typhoons have changed the face of Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 07:09pm by Alex Millson, Cedric Sam, Olivia Rosenman, Jeremy Blum, Raquel Carvalho, Vicky Feng

    ... Alex Millson, Cedric Sam, Olivia Rosenman, Jeremy Blum, Raquel Carvalho and Vicky Feng A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones Special report: In this two-part multimedia feature, we take a look back at Hong Kong's historic typhoon encounters and explore how the territory copes with severe weather events. Click here to access the two-part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571405/eye-storm-typhoons-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - CELEBRATION

    Bad weather likely to cast cloud over Mid-Autumn Festival, predicts Observatory

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 10:46am by Ernest Kao

    ... DON'T MISS: In the eye of the storm: How deadly typhoons have changed the face of Hong Kong The Marine Department yesterday also advised boat owners to take precautionary measures and secure ... Fengshen is expected to move across the sea south of Japan later this week in the direction of Hong Kong and is expected to continue to intensify. Few typhoons have affected the city directly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587092/t1-signal-raised-storm-heads-towards-coast-china
  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    More amber rainstorms continue to swirl over Hong Kong

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Ada Lee and Ernest Kao

    ... China, bringing unsettled weather to the region. The Hong Kong Observatory raised an amber signal at 7.55am, an hour after a thunderstorm warning was issued, as 30 to 50 millimetres of rain per ... the Observatory recorded 10mm of rainfall and detected lightning over Lantau, Lamma and Hong Kong Island. The thunderstorm signal was raised for three hours, and gusts of over 70km/h were recorded. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509339/wet-weather-last-until-monday-hong-kong-buffeted-more-rainstorms
  7. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Flooding in Shenzhen cripples rail link from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by ZHAUNG PINGHUI, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... chaos came amid torrential rains in Hong Kong and the worst flooding to hit Shenzhen in six years, crippling an intercity railway to Guangzhou and grounding flights. The disruptions continued today as the first Hong Kong-bound train, Number T801, schedued to depart Guangzhou at 8.19am was cancelled due to the weather, the MTR Corporation said. But other trains on the line would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510155/downpour-shenzhen-cripples-rail-link-hong-kong-guangzhou
  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Taiwan, eastern China brace for tropical storm Fung-Wong

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 07:50pm by STEPHEN CHEN, Bloomberg

    ... in the province. The provincial weather authorities issued a yellow warning, the second-lowest level in a four-tier system, but did not expect the storm to make landfall in the province. The impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1596895/taiwan-braces-tropical-storm-fung-wong
  9. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Floods threaten Pakistan’s cotton fields, Srinagar ‘drowned completely’

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... has issued fresh warnings for the Indus at Guddu and Sukkur in Sindh province, down river from Multan. The Sukkur area saw some of the worst of the devastating floods of 2010, the worst ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591185/floods-threaten-pakistans-cotton-fields-srinagar-drowned-completely
  10. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Over 200 dead as India and Pakistan are hit hard by monsoon floods

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by AP

    ... and Narowal. "A red alert has been issued for these four districts as flooding is expected if water comes from India," Naseer said. In India, authorities put the death toll at 108 people, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586735/over-200-dead-india-and-pakistan-are-hit-hard-monsoon-floods

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