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Typhoon Vincente Lashes Hong Kong

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Hong Kong say a powerful typhoon injured more than 100 people as it slammed into the territory overnight, bringing winds that uprooted trees and sent debris flying. Typhoon Vincente had winds of up to 140 kilometers per hour before striking Hong Kong, prompting authorities to raise a typhoon warning to its highest level […]

Philippines Hit by Second Typhoon in Week

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nalgae slammed into the main Philippine island of Luzon Saturday, killing at least one person and adding to the suffering caused by an earlier typhoon. Nalgae made landfall on Luzon’s east coast Saturday morning, with sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour and dangerous gusts of up to 195 kilometers per hour. Thousands of […]

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Philippines Hit by Second Typhoon in Week

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nalgae slammed into the main Philippine island of Luzon Saturday, bringing more suffering to more than a million people still trapped from flooding caused by Typhoon Nesat, which ravaged Luzon Tuesday. Nalgae made landfall on Luzon’s east coast Saturday morning, with sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour and dangerous gusts up to 195 […]

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Philippines Hit by Second Typhoon in Week

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nalgae slammed into the main Philippine island of Luzon Saturday, bringing more suffering to more than a million people still trapped from flooding caused by Typhoon Nesat, which ravaged Luzon Tuesday. Nalgae made landfall on Luzon’s east coast Saturday morning, with sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour and dangerous gusts up to 195 […]

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Phillipines Hit by Back-to-Back Typhoons

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Residents in the Philippines are bracing for another powerful storm expected to dump massive amounts of rain over the same area just flooded by Typhoon Nerat. Forecasters say the new storm, Typhoon Nalgae, will hit the main island of Luzon Saturday morning. They say Nalgae has intensified rapidly and now bears winds of more than […]

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China’s Hainan Island Hit by Typhoon

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Residents of the southern Chinese island of Hainan are trying to recover from Typhoon Nesat, which struck the area Thursday after pounding Hong Kong with heavy winds and rains earlier in the day. Nesat hit Wenchang city with sustained winds of up to 150 kilometers an hour — making it the strongest typhoon to hit […]

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Deadly Typhoon Strikes Southern Chinese Island

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Nesat struck the southern Chinese island of Hainan Thursday afternoon, after pounding Hong Kong with heavy winds and rains earlier in the day. Forecasters say the storm hit Wenchang city with sustained winds up to 150 kilometers an hour, making it the strongest typhoon to hit China this year. Xinhua news agency said almost […]

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Deadly Typhoon Hammers Hong Kong on Path to Southern China

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful typhoon is pounding wide areas of southern China Thursday after cutting a path of death and destruction through the Philippines. Hong Kong officials reported heavy winds and rains from Typhoon Nesat, which was centered about 350 kilometers southwest of the Chinese territory and on a path for Hainan island with maximum sustained winds […]

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Philippines Begins Massive Cleanup After Deadly Storm

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A massive cleanup is under way across coastal parts of the Philippines after a devastating typhoon swept over the island nation, killing at least 21 people, flooding towns and damaging crops. Emergency workers and residents in the northern Philippines struggled Wednesday to reach villages stranded by floods. Officials said efforts to find dozens of people […]

More than 50 People Dead or Missing After Typhoon Strikes Manila

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 1:04 am (UTC-5)
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Emergency crews have begun clearing the streets of the Philippine capital of Manila from the damage caused by Typhoon Nesat, which left 18 people dead and 35 others missing. The storm made landfall Tuesday on the eastern coast of the main island of Luzon and moved across the island with sustained winds of up to […]

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