Showing posts with label Taiwan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Taiwan. Show all posts

Thursday, July 12, 2018

China: 580,000 evacuated, as typhoon hits land

580,000 evacuated, as typhoon hits land
A total of 580,000 people have been evacuated as typhoon Maria stormed into southeastern China on Wednesday, paralyzing railway and air transportation in some areas, authorities said.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Taiwan to Ban All Single-Use Plastics by 2030

Taiwan to Ban All Single-Use Plastics
A new plan announced by Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets a timetable for completely phasing out single-use plastic items such as straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

A majority of the 58 people missing in Taiwan quake have been rescued

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10
Search and rescue teams in Taiwan continued to brave the intense cold and repeated aftershocks on Thursday and rescued 50 of the 58 people who went missing after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake had hit the island earlier this week.

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10
10 people were killed, 265 injured and 62 still missing as of 7:00 am Thursday after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan's Hualien county.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

15 rescued, 26 still missing in east China landslide

Fifteen people have been rescued and 26 are still missing after a landslide triggered by typhoon rain, in a village in the eastern province of Zhejiang, provincial government said Thursday.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Dozens missing after Typhoon Megi causes landslide in China (video)

Dozens of people were reported missing and at least 20 buildings destroyed after Typhoon Megi caused a landslide in eastern China's Zhejiang province Wednesday.

Typhoon Megi leaves 4 dead, 268 injured in Taiwan

Four people were killed and 268 others were injured in Taiwan as Typhoon Megi traveled across the island on Tuesday, according to local authorities.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Philippines’ north braces for latest strong typhoon


The Philippines is bracing for a strong typhoon set to bring heavy rainfall to the archipelago’s north after an earlier storm left more than 4,500 families displaced this month.

Monday, September 19, 2016

High alert for Typhoon Malakas continues

Weather forecasters issued an orange alert for waves and a yellow alert for storms on Sunday as Typhoon Malakas moved along the east coast of the Chinese mainland.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

China raises alert as Typhoon Malakas nears

Chinese marine forecasting authorities on Friday upgraded the warning for storms to "orange" as Typhoon Malakas is approaching the east coast of Taiwan.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Taiwan braces for second typhoon in less than a week

Typhoon Meranti left at least 11 people dead and millions of dollars of damage in its wake in Taiwan and China as the region braces for a second storm in less than a week.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

China on highest alert for approaching Typhoon Meranti

China Meteorological Administration issued a red alert warning for Typhoon Meranti on Wednesday, the highest alert in a four-color warning system.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Monster typhoon Meranti heads for Taiwan

Clocking sustained wind speeds of 295 kph, Super Typhoon Meranti, the strongest storm of 2016, us forecast to graze Taiwan on Wednesday before barreling into China.

Friday, July 08, 2016

1 Dead, 66 Injured as Super Typhoon Nepartak Makes Landfall in Southeastern Taiwan

One person is dead and 66 have been injured after Super Typhoon Nepartak came ashore in southeastern Taiwan. The storm arrived as the equivalent of a Category 4 just after 6:30 a.m. local time Friday morning, according to radar.

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Super Typhoon Nepartak: 160 killed, 28 missing in heavy rains, floods in China

At least 160 people have been killed and 28 others listed missing in China due to heavy rains and floods as the country on Thursday braced for this year's first typhoon approaching the mainland with authorities issuing an early-warning response for disaster relief preparations.

Friday, March 04, 2016

Taiwan to expand use of quake early warning system

Taiwan should expand the use of an early warning system for earthquakes that could give valuable seconds for people to react before deadly quake waves arrive, the island's quake research institute said Thursday.

Friday, February 12, 2016

67 dead, 57 missing 6 days after Taiwan quake

Authorities said the death toll from the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that hit Tainan city on Saturday morning has risen to 67 as of 9:48 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, with 57 people still unaccounted for.

EL News