The death toll from a powerful storm battering the southern Philippines has risen to more than 230, with hundreds missing in landslides and floodwaters, as Typhoon Bopha continued its destructive path across the island nation. Gusts of up to 93 mph battered beach resorts and dive spots in northern more »
A typhoon-strength storm brought travel chaos to Japan on Tuesday, as violent winds and rain killed one man and left tens of thousands of people stranded. Gusts of up to 150 kilometres (93 miles) per hour have been recorded in western Japan, with coastal areas likely seeing even stronger winds, Japan’s weather agency said. With the agency warning of possible tornadoes in the western half of Japan, airlines grounded over 550 flights and a number of train services were suspended.
A recent study from the University of Miami shows a predictable relationship between large hurricanes and earthquakes near vertical fault lines in mountainous regions.
Rescue workers scrambled Sunday to deliver food and water to hundreds of residents trapped on rooftops for days due to flooding from back-to-back typhoons which have left 59 people dead. Typhoon Nalge came ashore in northeastern Isabela province Saturday unleashing torrential winds and rain. Nalgae’s fierce winds set more »
Nesat was downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved west into northern Vietnam after battering china. The storm made land fall in norther Vietnam's Quang Ninh province at 1130 am with winds as fast as 108 kilometers an hour. Nesat is the strongest typhoon to hit china more »