Category - Asia

14
Sep

Thailand: Storm Rai covers Thailand with heavy rain fall

The Meteorological Department issued a warning Tuesday to people in 34 provinces in the North, Northeast and East to brace for heavy rain and stay tuned for weather updates. Flooding in Wellgrow Industrial Estate in Chachoengsao on Tuesday (video by¬†Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) As of early Wednesday, tropical storm “Rai” was over Laos and the Northeast early […]

14
Sep

US Govt warning: China: Super Typhoon Meranti

The U.S. Consulate General advises all U.S. citizens that local authorities are forecasting that Super Typhoon Meranti will impact South China, particularly eastern Fujian province, the morning of Thursday (September 15) through late Friday evening (September 16). Weather conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly and may include maximum sustained winds of at least 150 mph, […]

13
Sep

Philippines: Typhoon Ferdie Meranti

Flights from Manila to Basco, Batanes and vice versa have also been cancelled. Several areas in Northern Luzon are preparing for Typhoon Ferdie (Meranti), which could make landfall in Batanes very early Wednesday, September 14. Classes in all levels in Batanes were suspended Tuesday, September 13. As of 11 am on Tuesday, state weather bureau […]

12
Sep

Taiwan: Super Typhoon Meranti

Super Typhoon Meranti to strike Taiwan with flooding rain, damaging winds Wednesday Super Typhoon Meranti is expected to intensify over the next couple of days before pounding Taiwan with flooding rain, damaging winds and dangerous storm surge on Wednesday. Meranti, currently equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane, reached super typhoon status on Monday afternoon local […]

7
Sep

Japan: Tropical Storm Malou

Tropical Storm Malou will target Japan with heavy rain and strong winds this week. Malou is expected to become the seventh tropical system to make landfall in Japan as it crosses eastern Honshu near Tokyo on Thursday. While some strengthening is possible, Malou is forecast to remain a tropical storm through Friday as it skirts […]

2
Sep

Philippines: Explosion at a night market, killing 12 an 60 injured

At least 12 people have been killed and 60 injured in an explosion at a night market in Davao City in the Philippines, an official told CNN Philippines. Chief Superintendent Manuel Gaerlan, the director of Region 11 of the Philippine National Police, told CNN Philippines that 10 people had died at the scene, and two […]