User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Typhoons
Last updated: Jul 16 2018 17:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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UK unveils new Tempest fighter jet model 16.7.2018 BBC: Business
The UK plans to invest £2bn in the new jet, which can be used with either pilots or as a drone.
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Theresa May: Brexit plan will boost UK aerospace 16.7.2018 BBC: Business
Prime Minister promises extra investment for industry weeks after Airbus threatened to leave UK.
Cyclone Mekunu to be ‘extremely severe’ on landfall in Oman 25.5.2018 Hindu: News
Salalah, the hometown of Oman’s longtime ruler, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, already began sandbagging low-lying doors and warning residents not to go into valleys for fears of flashing flooding.
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Cyclone Mekunu poses severe and possibly unprecedented storm threat to Oman 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
It could make landfall with the strength of a Category 3 hurricane. No recorded storm that strong has ever hit the country.
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Middle East mayhem: After rare tropical cyclone Sagar devastates Somalia, a second aims for Oman 23.5.2018 Washington Post: World
In less than a week's time, two tropical cyclones will have battered the Middle East in highly unusual locations.
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Super typhoon may flood one-third of central Tokyo: survey 31.3.2018 Hindu: Internet
Warns that a severe event of this type may affect nearly 4 million people in the city, flooding business and entertainment districts as well as major railway stations to a depth of 33 feet
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Can Philippines storm survivors hold companies to account for climate damage? 22.3.2018 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
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Taiwan goes on a panic-buying spree — for toilet paper 15.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Taiwan is no stranger to panic buying. Taiwanese have lined up for gasoline for fear of price hikes and made a run for fresh produce ahead of rain that was forecast to damage crops and raise prices. They have lived through sudden shortages in milk and bottled water.

Now there’s a run on toilet...

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Saudi Arabia nears Typhoon jet deal with BAE 9.3.2018 BBC: Business
Saudi Arabia moves closer to a deal for 48 jets as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wraps up a UK visit.
Tom Cruise to leave Scientology to be with daughter Suri? 1.2.2018 Hollywood – The Indian Express
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Russian fighter plane buzzes U.S. Navy jet as fears over midair collisions mount 30.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Provocative Russian behavior, especially since 2014, has set off alarm bells across Europe over the last few years.
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UK air force scrambles 2 fighters as Russian jets fly nearby 15.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Britain’s defense ministry says the Royal Air Force has scrambled two fighter jets as Russian planes neared U.K. airspace — another illustration of ongoing tensions.
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Airbus in talks with German prosecutors to end jet probe 14.1.2018 AP Business
BERLIN (AP) -- Airbus says it is in talks with German prosecutors to end their investigation into alleged irregularities in the sale of combat aircraft to Austria....
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Vietnam escapes worst of typhoon that battered Philippines 26.12.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam.
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Hundreds of thousands of people evacuated in Vietnam as Typhoon Tembin takes aim 26.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam's Mekong Delta were evacuated as the region braced for the arrival of Typhoon Tembin after the storm left more than 160 people dead in the Philippines.

Weather forecasters were expecting the delta's southern tip to be in Tembin's path, and said heavy rain...

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Vietnam evacuates hundreds of thousands ahead of storm 25.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have been evacuated as the region braced for the arrival of Typhoon Tembin after the storm left more than 160 people dead in the Philippines.
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Thousands spend Christmas in shelters after Philippine storm 25.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.
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Rescuers search for Philippine storm victims as toll rises to 200 24.12.2017 Hindu: News
U.N.’s Guterres offers help, Pope Francis prays for victims
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Death toll from Philippine storm hits 120, with 160 missing 24.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others missing, officials said.

Most of the deaths from Tropical Storm Tembin, which strengthened into a typhoon Sunday,...

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Storm leaves 120 dead, 160 missing in southern Philippines 24.12.2017 Washington Post: World
A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others missing, officials said.
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