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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Five dead and 83,000 evacuated as Storm Fung-Wong hits Philippines

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Massive flooding as latest storm to hit the Philippines causes river in Manila to burst its banks, swamping heavily populated districts Three dead, 50,000 ... eastern districts. It was one of the worst floods to hit the sprawling metropolis of 12 million in recent years. "We're dealing with floods over a large area," Mina Marasigan, ...

  2. News - Asia - WEATHER

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

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

    ... had started receding in many areas of the provincial capital Lahore and other districts, but the situation was still precarious in four districts, namely Jhelum, Sialkot, Nankana Sahib 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, ...

  3. News - Asia - DISASTER

    109 killed and scores missing as storms cause landslides in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters

    ... and 113 are still missing." Army officials rescued 300 people yesterday, while hundreds more awaited in the worst-hit districts of Surkhet and Bardiya, where electricity lines snapped, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Weekend washout likely as Rammasun approaches

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by Johnny Tam

    ... services to and from Haikou cancelled or rescheduled, and two flights to and from Sanya cancelled. Handling of empty containers at the Kwai Chung port was stopped because of the wind. Video: Super ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CLIMATE

    Storms add to commuters' Monday blues

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... there had been 13 reports of flooding in the New Territories and Kowloon, three reports of mudslides in North District and 10 reports of fallen trees across the territory, a government spokesman ... in a similar situation. She estimated that as many as 40 hectares of fields were underwater and the 10 farms in the district risked losing at least HK$1 million worth of crops. She accused ...

  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

    ... Department at multiple beaches including Shek O in Southern District and Clear Water Bay First Beach in Sai Kung. Weather conditions should improve slightly after Monday. On Saturday afternoon, ...

  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

    ... on the Longhua district of northern Shenzhen by 7pm, according to the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau. "We were alerted by the mainland authorities that services had to be cancelled because of bad ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Strong winds wreak havoc across city

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... that tumbled from their stacks after being hit by strong winds in Tsing Yi yesterday. The Observatory said gusts of more than 80km/h were recorded in the district when the accident happened shortly before 3pm. The 58-year-old man was driving on Tsing Yi Hong Wan Road. Ten empty containers toppled from their stacks in a container yard and one of them fell onto the road hitting the passing ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong groans as Typhoon Utor hits

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, SAMUEL CHAN AND ADA LEE

    ... reports of fallen trees and six of minor flooding at To Kwa Wan, Mong Kok, Kwai Chung, Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin and Tseung Kwan O. The Airport Authority said 117 flights- 56 arrivals and 61 ... been arrested yet. Worst hit was the house in Aquamarine Garden at the Tsing Yan Street waterfront in Tuen Mun, where the occupants lost HK$160,000 in cash and valuables. Police believe ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Ta Kwu Ling frosts up amid city's cold snap

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:57am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Temperatures in northern New Territories fall below 2 degrees and farmers worry over crops Ta Kwu Ling frosts up as cold snap hits city Ta Kwu Ling in the northern New Territories was covered in frost yesterday morning as temperatures plunged to 1.9 degrees Celsius- the coldest day in the area this year. Other districts in the New Territories were ...




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