Showing posts with label Super Typhoon Vongfong. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Super Typhoon Vongfong. Show all posts

Monday, October 13, 2014

Cyclone Hudhud Hits India, Typhoon Vongfong Ravishes Japan

 - At least eight people have been killed, mostly due to collapsing walls and falling trees, and up to 400,000 have been evacuated in eastern India as powerful cyclone Hudhud raged through the country on Sunday, according to AP reports.

Officials say that at least two people were killed in the coastal state of Andhra Pradesh in southeast India: a man who was hit by a falling tree and a woman who was crushed by a collapsing wall, according to A. R. Sukumar, the state’s disaster management commissioner.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Orange typhoon alert issued in China. (Typhoon Vongfong generates giant waves)

China's marine forecast station on Sunday issued an orange alert as a powerful typhoon generates giant waves.

Waves up to nine meters have been seen in the East China Sea under the influence of the typhoon Vongfong and a strong cold front coming from west China, said the station.

According to the forecast, waves up to 10 meters high will form in the East China Sea and the Diaoyu Islands will see waves as high as six meters on Sunday night and Monday.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Super Typhoon Vongfong, World's Strongest Cyclone of 2014; Dangerous Threat to Okinawa, Japan This Weekend (FORECAST)

As of 12 a.m. Japanese time Thursday (11 a.m. EDT Wednesday in the U.S.), the eye of Vongfong was just under 600 miles south-southeast of Kadena Air Base on Okinawa, moving northwest at 8 mph.

Maximum sustained winds had tailed off a bit, but were still an estimated 165 mph, solidly the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, according to the U.S. military's Joint Typhoon Warning Center.

EL News