User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Typhoons
Last updated: Aug 11 2017 21:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Guam residents greet threat from North Korea with mix of worry and bemusement 11.8.2017 LA Times: Nation

Residents on this tiny Western Pacific island, a United States territory that is home to strategically important American armed forces, have grown accustomed to occasional threats.

There are the super typhoons and the occasional earthquakes and tsunamis — all of which have caused real anxiety here...

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Powerful Pacific typhoon weakens but could threaten Japan 1.8.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful typhoon that briefly strengthened into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year has lost much of its punch but could still hit Japan by this weekend.
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Powerful Pacific typhoon weakens but could threaten Japan 1.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon that briefly strengthened into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year has lost much of its punch but could still hit Japan by this weekend. The U.S. military’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center says Typhoon Noru was packing maximum sustained winds of 194 kilometers (120 miles) per hour with […]
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Powerful Pacific typhoon could threaten Japan by weekend 1.8.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful Pacific typhoon that intensified into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year but has since lost some of its punch could still threaten Japan by this weekend.
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‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ review: Al Gore remains energetic in climate-change fight 1.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Eleven years after the release of “An Inconvenient Truth” comes the sequel, a progress report of sorts from Al Gore, who remains committed to the climate-change cause. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
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Powerful Pacific typhoon could threaten Japan by weekend 1.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful Pacific typhoon that intensified into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year but has since lost some of its punch could still threaten Japan by this weekend. Typhoon Noru on Tuesday was packing maximum sustained winds of 204 kilometers (127 miles) per hour with gusts of up […]
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Fujiwhara effect: Super Typhoon Noru explodes 1.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Rapid intensification getting attention.
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Typhoon Haitang strikes China, two lakh people evacuated 31.7.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Taiwan braces for second storm after Nesat wreaks havoc 30.7.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Typhoon injures 81 in Taiwan as another storm approaches 30.7.2017 Washington Post: World
Taiwan’s first typhoon of the year left 81 people injured and coastal towns flooded as the island braced for a second tropical storm Sunday.
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Typhoon injures 81 in Taiwan as another storm approaches 30.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s first typhoon of the year left 81 people injured and coastal towns flooded as the island braced for a second tropical storm Sunday. Howling winds toppled motor scooters and hit people with flying glass, the Central Emergency Operations Center said. In Yilan county on the northeast coast, one person was […]
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China evacuates thousands as Typhoon Nesat approaches 30.7.2017 Hindu: Home
More than 3,100 people have been evacuated as eastern China’s Fujian Province braces for the impact of Typhoon Nesat.Fujian meteorological station said Nesat, which make landfall in Taiwan Saturday ev...
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Taiwan braces for its first typhoon of the year 29.7.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Al Gore continues his mission to save the planet in 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' 27.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Given that the biggest climate news of the past year has been the decision to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris global climate accord, it may seem as if the most inconvenient aspect of the new "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" documentary is its timing.

Isn't this follow-up...

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Japan flood deaths rise to 15 with 6 missing 8.7.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — The death toll from heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan this week has risen to 15 as rescue workers reached isolated villages where at least six others are missing and feared dead. Heavy rain warnings are still in place for parts of the southern island of Kyushu on Saturday, days after […]
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Japan flood deaths rise to 15 with 6 missing 8.7.2017 Washington Post: World
The death toll from heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan this week has risen to 15 as rescue workers reached isolated villages where at least six others are missing and feared dead.
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Floods in Japan kill 6; search for 20 missing slowed by mud 7.7.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — Rescue workers have found four more bodies in southern Japan, bringing the death toll from heavy rain to six with about 20 more missing. Troops and rescuers gained access Friday to some of the villages that were cut off by torrential rain and rescued more than a dozen stranded residents, officials said. […]
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Floods in Japan kill 6; search for 20 missing slowed by mud 7.7.2017 Washington Post: World
Rescue workers have found four more bodies in southern Japan, bringing the death toll from heavy rain to six with about 20 more missing.
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Floods in southern Japan force hundreds to flee; 2 dead 6.7.2017 Washington Post: World
Troops were working Thursday to rescue families left stranded by flooding in southern Japan. Two people were reported dead and 11 others were unaccounted for in flooding that wrecked homes, roads and rice terraces.
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Heavy rain causes flooding in southwestern Japan; 1 dead 5.7.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — Heavy rain following a recent typhoon has left a man dead and flooded many houses in southwestern Japan. Police say they found the 93-year-old man washed up dead Wednesday. They believe he was swept away in flooding in Asakita in Hiroshima prefecture. Media reports say more than 20,000 people in Fukuoka prefecture […]
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