Powerful typhoon blows away car in Japan
Oct 1, 2012
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 16, 2013
Japanese medics working to help victims of the Philippines typhoon have deployed wireless mobile X-ray kits using tablet computers, a world first in a disaster zone, a team spokesman said Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 15, 2013
The US military said Thursday it was deploying 1,000 Marines to support emergency relief operations in the Philippines following Super Typhoon Haiyan.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 19, 2013
The death toll from a typhoon that triggered massive landslides on a Japanese island rose to 29 on Saturday, as officials advised residents to take shelter in anticipation of more heavy rain.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 17, 2013
Rescuers in Japan picked through mud and splintered houses Thursday after a typhoon that killed at least 19 people, as hopes faded for dozens not seen since a landslide engulfed their homes.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 16, 2013
A typhoon caused deadly mudslides that buried people and destroyed homes on a Japanese island Wednesday before sweeping up the Pacific coast, grounding hundreds of flights and disrupting Tokyo's transportation during the morning rush. At least 17 dea...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 16, 2013
At least 13 people are known to have died after a powerful typhoon lashed Japan's Pacific coast, police said today, warning that the death toll was likely to rise.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 16, 2013
Four people were reported killed, schools closed, hundreds of flights cancelled and thousands were advised to evacuate as Typhoon Wipha pummelled Tokyo today, although the Japanese capital escaped major damage.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 15, 2013
A typhoon, described as the "strongest in 10 years," was closing in on Japan on Tuesday, on a path that will take it towards the precarious Fukushima nuclear power plant.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 6, 2013
China evacuated hundreds of thousands of people and issued its highest alert on Sunday as Typhoon Fitow barrelled towards the east coast, weather authorities said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 16, 2013
Typhoon Man-yi hit Japan today, leaving two people dead and forcing the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to release rainwater with low levels of radiation into the ocean.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 16, 2013
A powerful typhoon was bearing down Japan, dumping torrential rains and flooding parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered to evacuate to shelters.
World | Associated Press | Monday October 1, 2012
A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and injuring dozens of people, causing blackouts and paralyzing traffic to the south and west of the capital.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 28, 2012
A very strong typhoon was near Taiwan, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) south of the southern Japanese island of Ishigaki as of 2:00 pm (0500 GMT), packing winds of 180 kilometres (110 miles) per hour near its centre, the weather agency said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 15, 2012
A powerful typhoon packing winds of up to 270 kilometres (170 miles) per hour was churning towards Okinawa in southern Japan on Saturday, grounding nearly 80 flights, officials said. Typhoon Sanba, located in the Pacific about 310 kilometres south of...
World | Associated Press | Monday September 5, 2011
Rescuers in Japan dug through mud-caked debris and searched the banks of swollen rivers Monday for those missing in a powerful typhoon that left at least 25 people dead, the latest disaster for a country still recovering from a calamitous tsunami six...
Sunday February 25, 2007
A typhoon scheduled to hit the Suzuka Circuit on Saturday has led to regular qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix to be cancelled.