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Vietnam is prepares to evacuate 1.3 MILLION people ahead of Typhoon Molave landfall

Vietnam is preparing to evacuate 1.3 million people ahead of Typhoon Molave, which is expected to make landfall on Wednesday. Typhoon Molave, with wind speeds of 125 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 150 kph, left the main Philippine island of Luzon earlier on Monday, with heavy rain causing seven landslides and floods […]

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits typhoon affected areas

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited coastal areas hit by Typhoon Maysak and ordered 12,000 core party members to join the recovery effort on Saturday, state media reported. Pictures showed Kim convening a meeting with North Korean officials and walking in the typhoon-hit area. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said more than 1,000 houses […]

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Typhoon Haishen brings strong winds, rains in southern Japan; forces 1.8 million to evacuate

Typhoon Haishen forced evacuations of 1.8 million people as it battered Japan’s southern mainland with powerful winds and drenching rain, cutting power to tens of thousands of homes. The storm was forecast to carry top sustained winds of up to 216 km per hour (134 mph) by Monday, the meteorological agency said. Authorities urged evacuations […]

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Two typhoons set to hit North and South Korea back to back within a week

Two typhoons are expected to hit the Korean Peninsula, threatening to bring more flooding and devastation to an area that has already been battered by one of the wettest monsoon seasons in recent history. Typhoon Maysak: Typhoon Maysak, equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane is expected to make landfall on the southern part of the […]

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Typhoon Hagupit to hammer South China regions

China’s national observatory on Sunday issued a blue alert for Typhoon Hagupit, which is expected to bring very strong winds and torrential rains to south China. The typhoon, the fourth of this year, strengthened from a tropical depression Saturday evening and was observed at waters 800 km southeast of Cangnan County in east China’s Zhejiang […]

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India sends two warships to assist Japan after typhoon Hagibis

India has sent two warships to the waters of Japan to assist the nation after it was battered by typhoon Hagibis, the Indian Navy said on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his condolences to Japan. In a tweet PM Modi wrote, “India stands in solidarity with Japan at this difficult hour. Personnel of the […]

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Typhoon Hagibis: Record breaking rains flood Japan as storm makes landfall

Typhoon Hagibis has so far claimed two victims. The first victim was a man who died after his car flipped due to high wind even before the typhoon making its landfall. The second was washed away in their car. Record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than 7 million people. 90 injuries […]