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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 ... Japan "in order to secure employees' safety". The typhoon came just a week after another strong tropical cyclone whipped through the country, leaving 11 people dead or missing. ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... Rosario was swamped by chest-deep floods, forcing her, her mother and grandmother to wade to the safety of a neighbour's two-storey house. "I am angry that I have to do this each time ...

  3. News - Asia - WEATHER

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

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

    ... including some 30 people killed when a bus carrying wedding guests washed away in a flooded stream. Four passengers swam to safety but around 30 others remain unaccounted for, officials said. ...

  4. News - China - DISASTER

    Hainan villagers weren't warned how devastating superstorm Rammasun would be

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... fellow villagers to safety, the car stalled in water. Seven of the passengers walked through the water, hand in hand. Fu died after he was blown into the waves. "If I'd known ...

  5. News - China - DISASTERS

    Another 'super typhoon' on the way as Matmo follows hot on the heels of deadly Rammasun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters, AFP, Bloomberg, Teddy Ng

    ... Keqiang said the priority was protecting lives and moving people to safety as early as possible, according to the government website. Internet users offered assistance. One Weibo message called ...

  6. News - China

    Second snowfall in Beijing fails to clear air for Lantern Festival

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 07:50pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... New Year holiday season. After the Lantern Festival, fireworks are not allowed in the city. At a safety meeting held by the Beijing municipal government on Tuesday, party members were urged ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Ta Kwu Ling frosts up amid city's cold snap

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

    ... the personal emergency buttons linking their homes to the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association control centre. Of the callers, 92 were taken to hospital, mostly because of breathing difficulties. ...

  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Rains push Heilongjiang’s main river to record high

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 09:44pm by Adrian Wan

    ... section of the Heilong River, also known as the Amur River, reached 56.1 metres, 1.68 metres above safety levels, according to China News Service. At one monitoring station, water was 2.5 metres above safety levels. Provincial meteorological officials said water levels would likely remain high over the next 10 days, Xinhua reported. Authorities have ordered local governments ...

  9. News - Asia - WEATHER

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

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

    ... and adjacent Andhra Pradesh spent the night in shelters, some of which had been built after a 1999 storm killed 10,000 in the same area. Others sought safety in schools or temples, in an exercise ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    25 dead in China and chaos at Hong Kong airport in wake of Typhoon Usagi

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 02:42am by Phila Siu, Tanna Chong, He Huifeng

    ... on standby basis at the check-in counters is very low". "The airline plans to gradually resume services  today when weather and safety conditions permit," the spokesman said. However, ...




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