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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

    ... agency's chief meteorologist, said. "Please do not approach dangerous areas such as swollen rivers or seashore," Sasaki said. "Please secure your safety before winds and rain ...

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

    Taiwan, eastern China brace for tropical storm Fung-Wong

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

    ... News Service that the impact of the storm would be significant. Chen said persistent rainfall in the province had already raised water levels in rivers, lakes and reservoirs. Zhejiang ...

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

    Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir at slow pace of flood rescue efforts

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by Reuters

    ... they would be bound to do the same." Both the Indian and Pakistan sides of the disputed Himalayan territory have been hit by extensive flooding since the Jhelum River, swollen by unusually heavy rain, surged last week. The river flows from Indian Kashmir to the Pakistan side, and then down into Pakistan's lower Indus River basin. Many residents are deeply resentful of what they say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591874/anger-mounts-indian-kashmir-slow-pace-flood-rescue-efforts
  4. News - China - WEATHER

    Naked and blue with cold: dumped newborn baby survives Typhoon Kalmaegi

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 03:24pm by Nectar Gan

    ... The river where the boy was found was flowing with sewage and had been closed off from the surrounding factories and apartment blocks. The riverbank, infested with flies and rats, is covered in the trash thrown from apartment windows. Residents told the newspaper that few people usually ventured near the river. However, a woman spotted the baby from the balcony of her second-floor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594632/newborn-baby-survives-typhoon-after-being-dumped-next-river-sewage
  5. News - China Insider - WEATHER

    Water leaks, flooding in new terminal of Shenzhen airport draw criticism

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:38pm by Chris Luo

    ... building experienced large-scale water leakage during Sunday's storms, which wreaked havoc across the Pearl River Delta.  Photos circulating online showed water pouring from the ceilings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1461699/shenzhen-airport-flooded-after-heaviest-rainstorm-year
  6. News - Asia - WEATHER

    More than 300 die in landslides and floods in India and Pakistan

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:23am by AP

    ... in the region's main city of Srinagar as the Jhelum river overflowed its banks. In neighbouring Pakistan, more than 160 people have died and thousands of homes have collapsed, with an official saying ... said the spreading water that had overflowed from the Jhelum River was moving too fast to allow boats to reach many people stranded in Srinagar. In many neighbourhoods in the city, the water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587351/more-300-die-landslides-and-floods-india-and-pakistan
  7. 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
  8. News - World - WEATHER

    New York’s Electric Zoo finale closed down by thunderstorm

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:06pm by AP

    ... a cooling tunnel and other measures. This year, the cancellation came about three hours into the last day, with throngs of music-lovers already at the 11-hectare venue in the East River. Many had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583077/new-yorks-electric-zoo-finale-closed-down-thunderstorm
  9. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Red rainstorm warning issued as downpours hit Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 07:49pm by Staff Reporter

    ... road flooding and traffic congestion. It also urged people to stay away from watercourses and residents living in close proximity to rivers to consider evacuation if their homes might become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572251/red-rainstorm-warning-issued-downpours-hit-hong-kong
  10. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Six injured, 500 flights cancelled as Typhoon Halong lashes southern Japan

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 06:54pm by AFP

    ... lashed southwest Japan today, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of half a million people near swollen rivers. The highest typhoon warning was hoisted earlier this afternoon. The ... of flooding from swollen rivers. The agency said heavy rain in the area would continue overnight. The alert was issued for Mie prefecture, some 300 kilometres west of Tokyo, as the outer bands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570044/japan-issues-highest-alert-typhoon-halong-stirs-high-waves-and-grounds

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