User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Typhoons
Last updated: Mar 31 2018 14:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Storm leaves 75 dead, dozens missing in southern Philippines 23.12.2017 Washington Post
Storm leaves 75 dead, dozens missing in southern Philippines
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Philippines storm triggers floods and landslides, leaving at least 53 dead 23.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A tropical storm unleashed flash floods and set off landslides in the southern Philippines at a peak time for travel and Christmas preparations, leaving at least 53 dead and several missing, officials said Saturday.

Mayor Bong Edding of Zamboanga del Norte province's Sibuco town told The Associated...

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'Nightmare' at racehorse training facility leaves pain, promise in wake 19.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Lilac fire that tore across northern San Diego County killed at least 46 horses at San Luis Rey Downs, transforming a place brimming with life into one devastated by death.

Outside Barn E, the car of trainer Martine Bellocq was gutted by flames as its driver rushed to save as many horses as...

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Hurricane Maria killed 64 Puerto Ricans. Another 1,000 died because the disaster response was inadequate. 18.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The U.S. excels at delivering international humanitarian relief. But FEMA has a different mission.
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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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