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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    Flash flood in Qinghai construction site kills 24

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 08:04pm by AFP, AP

    ... provinces, state media said. In Qinghai province, at least 24 workers were killed when a flash flood swept through a construction site, Xinhua reported. Rescuers were still searching for those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1298366/china-braces-typhoon-flood-toll-rises
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1296662/typhoon-utor-sinks-cargo-ship-hong-kong
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296786/typhoon-utor-slams-mainland-after-causing-mayhem-sea
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1352428/more-10000-feared-dead-after-typhoon-haiyan-devastates-philippines
  5. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1330880/killer-indian-cyclone-wreaks-havoc-leaving-seven-dead-and-one-million
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1321268/three-boats-lost-74-guangdong-fishermen-missing-typhoon-wutip
  7. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Floods add to plight of Filipinos in Zamboanga displaced by fighting

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 05:09pm by AFP

    ... their tents to higher ground, while the rest sheltered in the elevated stands, Fuego said. The government has begun constructing raised plywood shelters with tin roofs to replace the tents with fears ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1325185/floods-add-misery-after-philippines-rebel-siege
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1296715/hong-kong-groans-typhoon-utor-hits
  9. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Tourists use picture perfect billboard as pollution mars Hong Kong harbour views

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ANDREA CHEN AND AMY NIP

    ... Andrea Chen and Amy Nip Billboard offers picture perfect harbour views A hoarding showing Hong Kong's skyline has become a surprising hit among tourists over the past few days as a soupy haze envelops Victoria Harbour. The billboard, erected by the Architectural Services Department to cover a construction site on the Avenue of Stars, features photos of the harbour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1298663/billboard-offers-picture-perfect-harbour-views
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1300881/making-sense-typhoons-flying-eye-storm

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