User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Typhoons
Last updated: Nov 14 2018 08:54 IST RSS 2.0
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Japan GDP: Natural disasters hit economic growth 14.11.2018 BBC: Business
Rising protectionism could threaten exports and the growth outlook for the world's third largest economy.
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Super Typhoon Yutu: S Korea begins airlift of trapped tourists 27.10.2018 BBC: World
Super Typhoon Yutu hit the Northern Marianas this week, causing widespread disruption.
Typhoon Yutu 'All but Destroyed' U.S. Island 26.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
One of the most powerful storms of the year—packing sustained winds up to 180 miles an hour—roared through U.S. territories in the western Pacific, smashing homes and flattening power lines.
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World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens 23.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
The $20bn bridge spanning 55km is an engineering marvel but has been dogged by safety issues and delays.
Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge: World's longest sea bridge in pictures 22.10.2018 BBC: World
The 55km bridge and tunnel linking Hong Kong to mainland China via Macau is set to open, years late.
Cherry blossoms bloom unexpectedly in Japan 18.10.2018 BBC: World
The flowers famous for blooming very briefly every spring have made a surprise appearance.
Bloodhound 1,000mph car goes into administration 15.10.2018 BBC: Science
The UK-led supersonic car project runs into a major funding roadblock that could stall it for good.
South Korean Warship Sails by Disputed South China Sea Islands 28.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A South Korean warship sailed close to disputed islands in the South China Sea this month, entering what Beijing sees as its territorial waters without its permission, in a maneuver that piqued Chinese officials.
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New Tariffs Bring New Headaches on Top of Higher Costs 25.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
As of 12:01 a.m. Monday, thousands of cargo containers stacked on ships bound for the U.S. and pallets of Chinese products loaded into the cargo holds of airplanes just got more expensive.
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Search for Survivors Continues as Typhoon Cleanup Begins 17.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Hundreds of rescue workers dug through mud and debris in the Philippines on Monday, seeking survivors from a monster typhoon that also caused widespread damage in Hong Kong and the southern China coast.
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Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms 17.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to a city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers.
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Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides 17.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Philippine mayor said Monday that it's unlikely any of the dozens of people thought buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive.
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Typhoon Mangkhut Pummels Hong Kong, Southern China 16.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The world’s most powerful storm this year bore down on Hong Kong and densely populated cities along the coast of mainland China after slashing across the Philippines, where it left at least 25 dead.
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Supertyphoon Mangkhut Hits Philippines, Causing as Many as 12 Deaths 16.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
The world’s strongest typhoon this year lashed the northern Philippines and left as many as 12 dead, but fell short of causing large-scale casualties, in a test of disaster preparation five years after a similar storm killed more than 6,300 people.
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Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in China after dozens killed in Philippines 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The storm made landfall Sunday evening in southern China, bringing heavy rains and 100 mph winds. The storm left dozens dead in the Philippines and more than 100 injured in Hong Kong.
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At least 3 killed as Typhoon Mangkhut slams into Philippines 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into the northern Philippines early Saturday morning, with the eye of the storm passing over the island of Luzon.
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Florence, now a hurricane, is one of many threats to the Atlantic and Pacific 9.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As Hurricane Florence heads toward the southeastern U.S., Hurricane Olivia is headed toward Hawaii and a typhoon is expected to hit Guam on Monday.
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Earthquake Blackout Points to Japan's Fragility 7.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The effects of the Hokkaido quake and a typhoon that hit Osaka have rippled across the world’s third-largest economy.
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Powerful Japan Quake Triggers Landslides, Shuts Down Airport 6.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Rescue workers clawed through mud, trees and debris looking for survivors from a major earthquake in rural northern Japan that killed at least seven people, including some in a village buried by landslides.
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Japan's Flooded Airport Threatens to Stem Wave of Tourists 5.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Japan’s tourism boom is at risk after its No. 1 gateway for Asian visitors was knocked out by the nation’s most powerful typhoon in 25 years.
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