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  1. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Weakened Typhoon Neoguri still packs torrential punch as it hits Japan

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:08am by Reuters

    ... injuries from falls. More than 50,000 households in Okinawa lost power and an oil refinery halted operations. Television footage showed a collapsed roof of a shopping arcade, street lights rocking in high winds and branches being blown down largely deserted streets. Separately, Okinawa police said at least four people were injured, including an 83-year-old woman, with NHK putting the number ...

  2. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south

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

    ... debris including damaged cars on the streets. Local media said that many cars parked on the road were washed away and some apartment buildings in the city were damaged. Three restaurant workers ...

  3. 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

    ... it was the heaviest rain since 2008. The authorities in Shenzhen repeatedly urged residents to stay home throughout the day as roads and streets across the city were inundated. The local government received ... Shandong province, 18 workers at a recycling plant living in temporary accommodation were killed and three more were injured after heavy rain caused a retaining wall to collapse, crushing ...

  4. News - Asia - WEATHER

    El Nino increasingly likely to start this summer, say Japanese forecasters

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:20pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... with climate models we can clearly link this to rising greenhouse gas levels.” The new research, which was published in the Nature Climate Change journal, explains why Antarctica is not warming as much ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Wet weekend in store as thunderstorm, landslide warnings remain in force

    Posted May 09th 2014, 12:17am by Danny Mok and Eddie Lee

    ... are present and warning people to stay away from steep slopes or retaining walls. An Observatory forecast issued at 12.45pm said: "A trough of low pressure is bringing rain and thunderstorms ...

  6. News - China - WEATHER

    Two Japanese tourists die in Great Wall of China storm

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 01:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Two elderly Japanese tourists died and another was missing after being trapped in sudden, heavy snowstorms during a visit to the Great Wall of China, state media reported on Monday. Two women, aged 62 and 68, were confirmed dead, and a 76-year-old Japanese man remained missing on a snow-covered mountain near the wall in China’s northern Hebei ...

  7. News - World - WEATHER

    Ice daggers threaten New York pedestrians as big chill begins to thaw

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:20pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Some city streets are closed as the thaw from the US big chill leavesmany of the residents watching warily for threats of injury from above Ice daggers ... Several streets around New York's 1 World Trade Centre, the nation's tallest building, were closed on Wednesday morning when wind-blown shards of dagger-shaped ice hit the pavement near ...

  8. News - World - WEATHER

    Snow grounds planes in US northeast, hitting returning Superbowl fans

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:23pm by Reuters

    ... York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. He said the efforts to plough the city's streets were aimed at improving performance in the wake of the cleanup of a big storm in late January. Some residents of Manhattan's tony Upper East Side neighbourhood had claimed their streets were ignored during the storm as part of the mayor's key campaign theme of addressing ...

  9. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Filipinos recount terror of Typhoon Haiyan and liken impact to a tsunami

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:52am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Tacloban Thankful to have survived Typhoon Haiyan, but mourning their losses, Filipinos recall the fury of the gigantic storm Like a tsunami, survivors say Amid a street ... resident said he and others took refuge inside a parked jeep, but the vehicle was swept away by a surging wall of water. "The water was as high as a coconut tree," said Sandy Torotoro, ...

  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Record freeze set to take hold in US Midwest after snowstorm Hercules

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 01:46pm by AFP

    ... job last Wednesday. "If you want safe, clear streets, stay home," he said. Thousands of domestic and international flights have been cancelled or delayed in several US cities ...




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