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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Matmo on course to strike Taiwan as Rammasun death toll rises

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 05:30am by Alex Millson

    ... Alex Millson alex.millson@scmp.com Huge storm has Taiwan in its sights A major storm that is forecast to become a typhoon is churning its way across the Pacific on a path that could see it strike Taiwan as soon as Wednesday. Typhoon Matmo is following on the heels of Typhoon Rammasun, which has left more than 112 people dead in China and the Philippines. Typhoon Matmo was centred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556935/typhoon-matmo-heading-towards-taiwan
  2. News - China - WEATHER

    World marks hottest June since 1880 as temperatures soar in China

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:14pm by Ernest Kao, Kathy Gao, Danny Mok, AFP

    ... A thunderstorm then helped cool the city down. The Hong Kong Observatory recorded 6,207 lightning strikes over the city between 2pm and 5pm, with 4,574 of them cloud-to-ground. The storm came a day ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557153/world-marks-hottest-june-1880-temperatures-soar-china
  3. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:06am by Keith Zhai

    ... was expected to strike many parts of the province in the coming week. The agency said there was a high probability that the downpours would trigger more floods and landslides. Flights, road and rail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1538551/dozens-killed-torrential-rains-lash-south
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tornadoes strike Oklahoma City again, killing at least nine

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Oklahoma Eleven days after savage twister flattened suburb of Moore, Midwestern community awakes again to scene of destruction and at least nine deaths Round two for Oklahoma City as tornadoes strike Eleven days after a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed hundreds of homes, Oklahoma City and its suburbs awoke yesterday to the aftermath of Round 2. A storm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1251583/tornadoes-strike-oklahoma-city-again-killing-least-nine
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Evacuation as cyclone strikes India’s southeast

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Chennai

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chennai Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes in southeast India on Wednesday as a cyclone slammed into the coast, with officials warning of possible flooding and damage to houses. Cyclone Nilam struck the historic po ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074002/cyclone-barrels-towards-chennai-indian-coast
  6. News - World - WEATHER

    New Yorkers prepare for Hurricane Sandy to strike

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York New Yorkers hunker down as storm approaches New Yorker Doug Barotra managed to carry more than 50 cans of beer out of his local supermarket after waiting 45 minutes to get to the cashier. He is expecting the worst from Hur ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1072750/new-yorkers-prepare-hurricane-sandy-strike
  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

    ... and the northeast New Territories, which saw 300-400mm of rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8am today, according to the Hong Kong Observatory. There were 3,436 lightning strikes from 7pm to 8am today across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510155/downpour-shenzhen-cripples-rail-link-hong-kong-guangzhou
  8. Weather - Hong Kong

    Vicente strikes HK

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter Typhoon Vicente was the second storm to shut down the city this year. It was strong enough for the Observatory to issue the No 10 hurricane signal for almost three hours early yesterday morning. It was the first time that the No 10 signal w ...

    http://www.scmp.com/weather/hong-kong/article/1007699/vicente-strikes-hk
  9. Weather - Hong Kong

    Typhoons may strike host cities, weather chiefs warn

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Forecasters predict treacherous weather during Games Organisers of the Beijing Olympics could be left praying to the heavens after forecasters predicted a range of treacherous weather during the 17 days of the Games. Some of the country's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/weather/hong-kong/article/647840/typhoons-may-strike-host-cities-weather-chiefs-warn
  10. News - Asia - TYPHOON

    More than 600,000 evacuated as Vietnam braces for Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:13pm by AFP

    ... people,” an official report by Vietnam’s flood and storm control department said on Sunday. The storm is expected to strike on Monday morning after changing course prompting mass evacuations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1352534/more-600000-evacuated-typhoon-haiyan-nears-vietnam

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