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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Matmo downgraded to tropical storm as it makes landfall in China

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 01:26pm

    ... in as many weeks, slammed into Taiwan with winds of 140km/h but lost much of its power as it crossed the island’s high mountains. While last week’s much stronger Typhoon Ramassun left scores dead ... and Jiangxi to Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Ningbo and Shenzhen were suspended yesterday and today. Meteorologists in Taiwan said the storm’s rapid transit across the island also ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 hundreds of flights, state media reported. Super Typhoon Rammasun ploughed into Wengtian, a town on the northeastern tip of the island, at about 3.30pm, packing winds of up to 216km/h, according ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Wet weekend in Hong Kong as Rammasun moves north

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Ada Lee

    ... Rammasun was 500km west-southwest of Hong Kong. It made landfall over the coast of Wenchang, Hainan Island, yesterday afternoon, and is forecast to move northwest at about 22km/h towards Beibu ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Weekend washout likely as Rammasun approaches

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by Johnny Tam

    ... Guangdong and Hainan Island. Strong east to southeasterly winds, occasionally reaching gale force, were recorded offshore and on high ground last night and were forecast to continue today. Sea ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    T3 signal raised as Typhoon Rammasun brings strong winds and rain to Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:56am by Danny Mok

    ... south of Hong Kong and is forecast to move northwest at about 22km/h in the general direction of western Guangdong and Hainan Island, the Observatory said. Over the past few hours, Rammasun ... across the northern island of Luzon. Cathay Pacific said it had cancelled four flights from Manila to Hong Kong on Wednesday and a further two from Hong Kong to Manila. The airline advised ...

  7. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Deadly Typhoon Rammasun sets sights on China after shutting down Manila

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 06:55pm by AGENCIES

    ... suffered minor damage when gusts blew them into nearby obstacles, airport officials said. Ferry services were to resume later yesterday, including to Boracay Island, where 300 tourists were ...

  8. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Weakened Typhoon Neoguri still packs torrential punch as it hits Japan

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

    ... brought torrential rain and high winds to Japan's southwestern islands. It could bring heavy rain to Tokyo later this week. Typhoon Neoguri weakened from its status as a super typhoon but remained intense, with gusts of more than 250km/h. It was powering through the Okinawa island chain, where emergency rain and high-seas warnings were in effect. Watch: Japan issues highest alert ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon- but city will swelter

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 10:22am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... hour towards the seas east of Taiwan and the vicinity of the Ryukyu Islands." Observatory scientific officer Tam Yee-ting said there is "little chance" that Neoguri will hit Hong ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hiking trails closed as amber storm warning hoisted

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:41pm by Staff Reporter

    ... notice” the trails in Tai Tam on Hong Kong Island, Lantau Island, as well as Sai Kung, Shing Mun and Pat Sin Leng in the New Territories. "We closed it down because of the black rainstorm ...




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