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

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.

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Friday, February 05, 2016

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Typhoon Dujuan leaves death and chaos in its path

Eastern costal regions in China ordered boats to shore and evacuated people on land to prepare for Typhoon Dujuan after it made landfall in Fujian province on Tuesday morning. The typhoon had already left three dead and more than 300 injured in Taiwan.

Monday, September 28, 2015

China braced for super typhoon arrival

The National Meteorological Center yesterday issued an orange alert for Typhoon Dujuan, which is due to land in coastal Fujian Province tomorrow morning after sweeping across Taiwan, bringing gales, torrential rain and high waves to these regions.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Twin typhoons threaten western Pacific

As was widely predicted earlier this year, due to the developing El Niño this is turning into one of the most active Pacific typhoon seasons on record.

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Super typhoon Soudelor batters Taiwan

Three people were reported dead, one missing and another 28 injured as of 6:30 a.m. after Typhoon Soudelor made landfall in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County early Saturday, Taiwan disaster operation center said.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

865,000 evacuated as super typhoon approaches China

More than 865,000 people in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang have been evacuated as super Typhoon Chan-Hom, the second typhoon to hit China in two days, approaches.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Number of victims of Taiwan water park explosion exceeds 500

At least 510 people have sustained injuries and burns of varying severity during the blast in the water park outside Taiwan’s capital Taipei, the local Ministry of Health and Welfare said on Sunday.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Taiwan issues warning as Typhoon Noul approaches

Taiwan issued a sea warning on Sunday morning as a strong Typhoon Noul is approaching the island.

Taiwan's meteorological authority said that Noul could pose a threat to the Bashi Channel and the island's southeastern sea areas.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Japan issues tsunami alert after quake off Taiwan

A tsunami as large as one metre was reportedly forecast to hit islands in Japan's far south on Monday after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Taiwan.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Powerful Storm Blows Through Taiwan, Hits China

Taiwan has begun cleanup efforts after Tropical Storm Fung-Wong pounded the island with massive downpours, while China braced for the onslaught of the upgraded Typhoon Fung-Wong.

The powerful storm arrived in Taiwan Sunday, pounding the north and south of the island but causing only limited damage. It blew into the South China Sea Monday morning, leaving at least one person dead and four injured.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

China issues alert for super typhoon Usagi. (1+1 video fr)

China’s meteorological authority has issued an alert for super typhoon Usagi that is expected to hit the country’s southern coast. 

Usagi was upgraded to a super typhoon at around 5 p.m. Beijing time on Thursday. This is the strongest classification for a Typhoon. 

EL News