Showing posts with label typhoons. Show all posts
Showing posts with label typhoons. Show all posts

Thursday, September 29, 2016

UN relief wing appeals for urgent funding in DPRK following typhoon

The United Nations humanitarian wing has said that more than $28 million in funding is urgently needed to provide immediate assistance to the 600,000 people in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea affected by Typhoon Lionrock.

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.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Nine people found dead in elderly care home as typhoon Lionrock hits Japan

Nine people were found dead in a care home for the elderly in the northwest Japanese prefecture of Iwate, which was affected by torrential rains in the wake of the powerful typhoon Lionrock that hit the region Tuesday, local authorities said Wednesday.

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Only 26-meter tsunami could now damage Fukushima – (TEPCO)

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has raised the tsunami projectile height, saying it would take a 26-meter wave to damage the facility and cause radioactive leakage, local media reported. This comes as Japan faces a typhoon threat.

Officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have nearly doubled the previous projected tsunami height that would inundate the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant – raising it from 14 to 26.3 meters, Asahi Shimbun reported on Saturday.

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Fukushima To Be Hit By Typhoon, Causing Ocean Contamination (Tepco)

MOSCOW, October 4 (RIA Novosti), Ekaterina Blinova - Tepco, the Tokyo Electric Power Company, has revealed that the approaching typhoon could hit the damaged, decommissioned 40-year old nuclear power facility Fukushima No.1, which was severely affected during the earthquake and tsunami in 2011.

"The deluge would likely cause seawater to mingle with the radiation-tainted water accumulating in the basements of the reactor buildings at the six-unit plant, allowing 100 trillion becquerels of cesium to escape, according to an estimate that Tepco revealed Friday at a meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority," the Japan Times reports.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Huge Wave Crashes In China's Haining city [2 COMPLETE VIDEOS YT]



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More than 30 people have been injured by a tidal bore in the Qiantang River in the eastern Zhejiang Province of China.
Given extra impetus by a typhoon, the huge and powerful tidal wave gathered momentum and crashed into the river bank in the city of Haining.

EL News