User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Typhoons
Last updated: Dec 16 2017 18:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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One dead, thousands flee as tropical storm Kai-tak pounds Philippines 16.12.2017 Hindu: Home
About 20 typhoons or weaker storms either make landfall in the Philippines or reach its waters each year, bringing annual misery and death.
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Qatar, Britain Finalize Deal for 24 Jet Fighters 11.12.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The government of Qatar and British weapons maker BAE Systems have finalized a multibillion deal for 24 combat jets, continuing a weapons buying spree by the Middle East country.
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Qatar buys 24 Eurofighter Typhoon jets in £6bn deal 10.12.2017 BBC: Business
The move will help safeguard thousands of jobs at BAE Systems, mainly at Warton in Lancashire.
Death toll from Vietnam storm climbs to 89 ahead of summit 7.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The death toll from a typhoon that struck Vietnam’s south-central coast last weekend, causing widespread flooding, has risen to 89 with 18 others still missing, the government said Tuesday.
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Typhoon Damrey kills 47 in Vietnam 6.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Hanoi [Vietnam], Nov 6 : At least 47 people were killed and 21 others were missing after Typhoon Damrey ripped into southern Vietnam.
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Typhoon death toll in Vietnam climbs amid widespread floods 6.11.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful typhoon that rocked Vietnam has killed at least 44 people and caused extensive damage to the country’s south-central region.
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Dozens Killed as Typhoon Lashes Vietnam 5.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: World
Typhoon Damrey has killed at least 27 people and left 22 others missing amid extensive damage along the country’s south-central coast.
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Typhoon Damrey pounds Vietnam 5.11.2017 Hindu: International
The 12th major storm to hit the south-east Asian country in 2017 displaces over 30,000 people.
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27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam 5.11.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Army deployed in Malaysia’s Penang as floods displace thousands 5.11.2017 Hindu: Home
At least 2,000 people had been evacuated and 80 per cent of the state was hit by typhoon-like winds and heavy rain.
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At least 27 dead as Typhoon Damrey sweeps into Vietnam 5.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Storm strikes days before Asia-Pacific summit; nearly 40,000 homes damaged
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At least 19 dead as Typhoon Damrey sweeps into Vietnam 5.11.2017 Hindu: International
Over 370 houses have collapsed and over 33,000 people have been evacuated.
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Typhoon kills 27, leaves 22 missing along Vietnam coast 5.11.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful typhoon battering Vietnam has killed at least 27 people and left 22 others missing amid extensive damage along the south-central coast, officials said Sunday.
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Typhoon Damrey hits Vietnam, leaving 1 dead, 5 missing 4.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Typhoon Damrey has slammed into Vietnam’s south-central coast, killing one person and leaving five others missing.
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Heightened tensions over North Korea and trade will define Trump's tour of Asia 3.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Nearly three months after threatening to destroy North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen,” President Trump is getting a firsthand look at the nations most at risk from the nuclear brinkmanship, and hearing from leaders on their own soil.

During nine days in Asia, Trump will...

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Asia braces for Trump and his unpredictable foreign policy 2.11.2017 AP Top News
BEIJING (AP) -- Donald Trump vowed a more "unpredictable" foreign policy when he campaigned for president. Mission accomplished, if the mood in Asia ahead of his first presidential trip to the region is any indication....
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Worry, doubt and indignation as Asia awaits Trump 2.11.2017 AP Politics
BEIJING (AP) -- Donald Trump vowed a more "unpredictable" foreign policy when he campaigned for president. Mission accomplished, if the mood in Asia ahead of his first presidential trip to the region is any indication....
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US Navy ship with 2 women rescued at sea reaches Japan 30.10.2017 AP National
WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, Japan (AP) -- Two women from Hawaii who were adrift on a storm-battered sailboat in the Pacific for months set foot on solid ground Monday at a U.S. Navy base in southern Japan....
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Potent East Coast storm could form Sunday, followed by 'heavy-duty' blast of cold air 25.10.2017 Washington Post
Potent East Coast storm could form Sunday, followed by 'heavy-duty' blast of cold air
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Super Typhoon Lan seen as a monster from space, before blitzing Japan as a weaker storm 24.10.2017 Washington Post
Super Typhoon Lan seen as a monster from space, before blitzing Japan as a weaker storm
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