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Typhoon Sanba Hits South Korea

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Sanba slammed into South Korea Monday with torrential rains, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people. The typhoon’s winds reached 155 kilometers per hour, with higher gusts. Sanba pounded the southern island of Jeju, leaving about 10,000 people without electricity. Several Korean dams have discharged water in an effort to control their […]

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Typhoon Hits Okinawa, Headed for Korea, China

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Sanba has hit Okinawa in southern Japan. The typhoon’s torrential rain Sunday has forced authorities to cancel airline flights, close roads and stop ferry services. Sanba, with winds of nearly 200 kilometers per hour and stronger gusts, is expected to bring similar conditions to the Korean Peninsula and northeastern China in the coming days. […]

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North Korea Reports 48 Dead, More Missing After Typhoon

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea’s official news agency says that 48 people were killed and many are still missing after typhoon Bolaven hit North Korea’s western coast last week. The Korean Central News Agency also reported on Monday that some 50 people were injured in the powerful storm. The report says that the typhoon has left more than […]

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Typhoon Bolaven Lashes Korean Peninsula

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful typhoon is bringing strong winds and heavy rain to North and South Korea, leaving at least eight people dead and thousands without power. Typhoon Bolaven churned up rough seas as it slid up the coast of South Korea Tuesday before making landfall in already flood-ravaged North Korea. Five fisherman died after their Chinese […]

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Typhoon Bolaven Lashes Korean Peninsula

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful typhoon is bringing heavy wind and rains to South Korea as it skirts up the coast, leaving at least four Chinese fisherman dead after their vessels slammed into rocks. Officials say nearly 200,000 households have lost power after Typhoon Bolaven knocked over street lights, ripped away signs and toppled a church spire. South […]

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Typhoon Bolaven Heads for Korean Peninsula

Posted August 27th, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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South Korea is on high alert as a powerful typhoon makes its way up the Korean peninsula after lashing Japan’s southern islands. Typhoon Bolaven moved into the East China Sea Monday after bringing rain and heavy winds to Okinawa and Amami, injuring five people and leaving thousands without power. The storm will strike South Korea’s […]

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Typhoon Bolaven Heads for Korean Peninsula

Posted August 26th, 2012 at 11:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Japanese officials say a powerful typhoon that passed over the country’s southern islands has injured at least five people but left no major damage. Typhoon Bolaven continues to bring rain and heavy winds to Okinawa and Amami Monday as it moves away into the East China Sea. About 75,000 people were without power on the […]

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Typhoon Bolaven Heads for Korean Peninsula

Posted August 26th, 2012 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The strongest typhoon in years has lashed Japan’s southern islands, injuring four people and leaving tens of thousands in the dark. Typhoon Bolaven passed over the main island of Okinawa Sunday and was moving toward the Korean peninsula and parts of eastern China. About 27,000 households on the smaller island of Amami were left without […]

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Typhoon Bolaven Heads for Okinawa

Posted August 26th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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One of the most powerful typhoons on record has hit Japan’s southern island of Okinawa injuring four people and leaving thousands in the dark. The Japan Meteorological Agency says Typhoon Bolaven is making its way over Okinawa and its surrounding areas Sunday, bringing as much as 50 centimeters of rain over the next 24-hours and […]

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Powerful Typhoon Heads for Japan

Posted August 25th, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful typhoon with winds of up to 215 kilometers per hour is headed for southern Japan and expected to hit the southern islands on Sunday afternoon. The Japan Meteorological Agency said Saturday that Typhoon Bolaven is expected to bring torrential rain and strong winds to the islands in Okinawa prefecture on Sunday. Forecasters say […]

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