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  1. News - World - WEATHER

    Storm wreaks havoc across Britain, France and the Netherlands

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Five people die and flights cancelled as fierce winds batter Britain, France and Netherlands Storm wreaks havoc in Europe Hurricane-strength winds battered Britain, France and the Netherlands yesterday, killing five people, cutting power and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and train journeys before the storm barrelled further into mainland ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Typhoon Utor sinks cargo ship off Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong and Lai Ying-kit

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong and Lai Ying-kit Helicopter rescue teams saved 21 crew members from a cargo ship that sank off Hong Kong on Wednesday after Severe Typhoon Utor caused waves of up to 15 metres, officials said. The crew abandoned ship as the 190-metre-long bulk carrier Trans Summer sank 80 kilometres southwest of Hong Kong, the city’s Flying Services said. Some ...

  3. News - Asia - TYPHOON

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

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

    ... that six sailors were missing from a Guangxi cargo ship after it was blown out to sea from a Sanya harbour. According to the online news portal of Haikou, Hainan province was hit by strong winds ...

  4. News - Asia - WEATHER

    India's big evacuation spares most from Cyclone Phailin's wrath

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 02:40pm by Reuters

    ... northeast, port officials said they feared a Panama-registered cargo ship, the MV Bingo, carrying 8,000 tonnes of iron ore and with a crew of 17 Chinese sailors and an Indonesian, had sunk on Saturday in the Bay of Bengal. "The crew left the ship in a lifeboat around 4pm on Saturday but have not been traced yet," I. Jeyakumar, deputy chairman of the Kolkata Port Trust, said. ...

  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Three boats lost, 74 Guangdong fishermen missing in Typhoon Wutip

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:18pm by He Huifeng, Clifford Lo, Danny Mok and Agence France-Presse

    ... metres, and the TV antenna and satellite telephone on the ship were destroyed [by the typhoon]." Zhuo Guoxiong, a Jiangmen government propaganda official, said: "No Hong Kong people were ... sent seven warships, a helicopter and 10 rescue teams to join the search. The Hainan provincial government, Maritime Police and Ministry of Transport together sent seven planes and 13 ships ...

  6. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Utor slams mainland after causing mayhem at sea

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Massive waves sink cargo ship and disrupt transport as typhoon hits Guangdong and Hainan on path similar to destructive Hagupit in '08 Utor slams ... yesterday to issue a red alert for waves, the most severe warning. Seas of up to 15 metres were blamed for sinking a 190-metre cargo ship from Hong Kong off the Wanshan Archipelago, which sits ...

  7. 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

    ... members to abandon ship. In the city, six people sought treatment in public hospitals for typhoon-related injuries and 54 sought refuge at the city's 20 government shelters. There were 21 ... and they did not know what to do. A 190-metre cargo vessel, the Trans Summer, went down about 80 kilometres southwest of the city at about 10am. The Hong Kong-registered ship was travelling from ...

  8. 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

    ... by waves. This wealth of information, along with observations from weather stations, ships, ocean buoys and radar data, is then used in computer models to predict how storms will develop and where ...

  9. News - China - WEATHER

    Storm lashes east with rain and wind

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 01:32pm by AFP

    ... than half a million people were evacuated from Fujian and Zhejiang as Soulik approached, with 5,500 soldiers poised to carry out relief work. Xinhua said almost 31,000 ships were called back ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Strong winds wreak havoc across city

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

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Lucky escape for driver as winds wreak havoc A truck driver escaped serious injury when his vehicle was crushed by one of 10 shipping containers 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 ...




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