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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

    ... crops and damaged buildings, Xinhua reported. The civil affairs ministry said the storm had claimed 18 lives- nine on Hainan Island and nine in Guangxi region- as it swept north to Vietnam ...

  2. News - China - WEATHER

    Severe damage and casualties as Super Typhoon Rammasun pummels southern China

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 07:01am by Andrea Chen, Patrick Boehler

    ... of 730,000 residents. It was expected to veer south to Guangxi early this morning and move into northern Vietnam. A man was killed by debris as his house collapsed in Wengtian, Xinhua reported. More ...

  3. 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

    ... when Rammasun roared along the coast of the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on its way to the border with Vietnam. One was struck by a falling tower crane. Three critically injured people ...

  4. News - Asia - TYPHOON

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Vietnam braces for heavy rain and floods More than 600,000 people were evacuated as super typhoon Haiyan veered towards Vietnam, authorities said on Sunday, ... 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Two dead after Typhoon Son-Tinh hits Vietnam

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 10:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Two people were killed and thousands of homes damaged as Vietnam’s coast was lashed by Typhoon Son-Tinh, authorities said on Monday, after the storm caused ... and Storm Control in Hanoi said, adding that it was the biggest typhoon to hit Vietnam since the start of the storm season, with wind speeds of up to 140km/h. The wind also felled a 180-metre ...

  6. News - Asia - DISASTER

    At least 1,200 feared dead as super typhoon devastates Philippine towns

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tacloban Death toll estimated at 1,200 but may soar after typhoon batters Philippines with winds and tsunami-like waves, and heads for Vietnam Race to aid survivors after ... to hit Vietnam this morning. Among the hardest hit areas was coastal Tacloban in central Leyte province where more than 1,000 people were feared to have been killed as water surges rushed through ...

  7. News - Asia - TYPHOON

    Philippines Typhoon Haiyan death toll exceeds 10,000 as rescue effort continues

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 10:06am by AFP

    ... Haiyan moved out of the Philippines and into the South China Sea on Saturday, from where it tracked towards Vietnam. Although it weakened out at sea, more than 600,000 people were evacuated in Vietnam ahead of its expected landfall this morning. China was also bracing for the approaching storm. Some 250 flights were delayed or cancelled at the international airport in the Hainan tourist ...

  8. 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

    ... the news." Wutip made landfall on Vietnam's central coast yesterday packing winds of up to 103km/h with gusts up to 133km/h, Vietnam's National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Centre said. ...

  9. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Typhoon Nari kills 13 in Philippines

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the typhoon, packing winds of up to 120km/h, swept out to the South China Sea towards northern Vietnam. Government clerk Glenn Diwa, 34, said she and her husband spent a sleepless night as the typhoon ...

  10. Weather - Hong Kong

    Airlines blamed for chaos in aftermath of typhoon

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... , heading for a week-long holiday in Vietnam via Hong Kong. They were stuck at the city's airport for almost a day. Their Dragonair flight left for Hong Kong on Monday, but was diverted ...



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