Vietnam makes preparations for Typhoon Vamco as death toll in Philippines rises to 53

Vietnam was bracing for Typhoon Vamco to make landfall in the country’s central coast early on Sunday, as the death toll in the Philippines rose to 53 from that country’s deadliest storm this year. Packing winds of up to 165 kph (103 mph), Vamco is forecast to hit a swathe of Vietnam’s coast from Ha… Read More Vietnam makes preparations for Typhoon Vamco as death toll in Philippines rises to 53

At least seven dead, floods submerge homes as Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government agencies to hasten relief efforts after a powerful typhoon killed at least seven people and unleashed some of the worst flooding in years in the capital Manila. Duterte cut short his attendance of a virtual meeting of Southeast Asian leaders to inspect the damage from Typhoon Vamco,… Read More At least seven dead, floods submerge homes as Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines

Four dead as Typhoon Goni slams Philippines island of Luzon

At least four people died in a super typhoon on the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Sunday, including a five-year-old washed away in flash floods after dikes collapsed, a provincial governor said. Video footage by news channels and on social media showed storm surges in some coastal towns, rivers overflowing and dikes destroyed, submerging… Read More Four dead as Typhoon Goni slams Philippines island of Luzon

Thousands flee homes as Typhoon Molave makes landfall in Philippines

Nearly 9,000 people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Molave made landfall while traversing provinces on the southern part of the main Luzon island on Sunday, bringing heavy rain and strong winds, officials said. The disaster monitoring agency said it had received reports of damaged roads and bridges, flooding and landslide incidents in… Read More Thousands flee homes as Typhoon Molave makes landfall in Philippines

Japan makes preparations for impacts of Typhoon Haishen

Japan is bracing for powerful Typhoon Haishen as it bears down on the country’s southwest, with weather forecasters warning of potential record rainfall, violent wind, high waves and tides. The Japan Meteorological Agency has urged residents of Okinawa and Kyushu to exercise maximum caution as Typhoon Haishen was on course to approach Okinawa by Sunday… Read More Japan makes preparations for impacts of Typhoon Haishen

Two killed, rivers flooded as fierce typhoon hits Tokyo

One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit Tokyo paralyzed the Japanese capital on Saturday, leaving millions confined indoors and streets deserted as fierce rain and wind killed two, flooded rivers and threatened widespread damage. A 50-year-old man was killed near Tokyo early on Saturday in a car overturned by punishing winds, while another… Read More Two killed, rivers flooded as fierce typhoon hits Tokyo