World News | Reuters | Monday May 11, 2015
Typhoon Noul weakened today as it headed to south Japan after dumping heavy rains and bringing strong winds that flattened houses in coastal areas on the northeastern tip of the Philippines.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 14, 2014
A powerful storm that battered Japan with high winds and torrential rain, and killed two people, headed off out over the Pacific on Tuesday and was downgraded to a tropical depression.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Two men were killed and another remains missing, officials said on Tuesday, after Typhoon Vongfong smashed through Japan leaving the country counting the cost of the latest natural disaster.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 13, 2014
Powerful typhoon Vongfong slammed into Japan on Monday morning, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 300 flights were grounded, officials and local media said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 11, 2014
Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 10, 2014
Japan was bracing on Friday for its strongest storm this year, a super typhoon powering north towards the Okinawa island chain that threatens to rake a wide swathe of the nation with strong winds and torrential rain.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 10, 2014
Japan was on Friday bracing for powerful Typhoon Vongfong, with the monster storm expected to slam into the archipelago as early as the weekend.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Japan put a new weather satellite into space on Tuesday in the hope that it can improve the forecasting of typhoons and detect volcanic gas plumes.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Robins Air Force Base in Georgia has identified the dead and missing airmen who were swept out to sea by high waves from a typhoon near Okinawa, Japan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
Strong typhoon Phanfone slammed into Japan on Monday, packing gusting winds and huge waves that swept three US military officials out to sea in another stark reminder of the country's vulnerability to nature.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
Hundreds of flights were cancelled and thousands of people advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon lashed Japan on Monday with heavy rains and high winds, leaving at least one person dead as it headed towards Tokyo.
World News | Associated Press | Monday October 6, 2014
A powerful typhoon lashed southern Japan on Sunday, churning up high waves that washed three American airmen out to sea and killed at least one before taking aim at Tokyo.
World News | Reuters | Sunday October 5, 2014
A powerful typhoon is on course to brush by Tokyo on Monday, after barrelling into southwestern Japan with heavy rain and wind that caused flights to be cancelled flights and knocked out power.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 5, 2014
A search operation for people missing on a volcano in central Japan was called off Sunday, more than a week after a deadly eruption claimed dozens of lives, as an approaching typhoon brought heavy rains.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 4, 2014
Authorities found three more bodies on a still-smouldering Japanese volcano Saturday after a search stalled by heavy rain resumed, while a typhoon threatened to further hamper the recovery operation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 11, 2014
As many as 10 people died and dozens were injured when Typhoon Halong slammed into the Japanese archipelago over the weekend, reports said on Monday, with heavy rain still lashing the country's north.
World News | Reuters | Sunday August 10, 2014
Typhoon Halong killed one person in Japan on Sunday and injured 33, media said, as authorities ordered 1.6 million people out of the path of the storm that battered the west of the country with heavy rain and wind.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday August 10, 2014
A weakened typhoon slammed into Japan early Sunday, leaving one person dead, more than 30 injured and prompting evacuation alerts for some 1.1 million residents near swollen rivers.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday August 10, 2014
A weakened typhoon slammed into Japan early Sunday as the country headed into a holiday week, causing authorities to order the evacuation of half a million people living near swollen rivers and canceling hundreds of flights.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 9, 2014
A strong typhoon lashed large areas of southwest Japan today, grounding some 460 flights and stranding thousands of holidaymakers, officials and local media said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 7, 2014
Typhoon Halong advanced toward southern Japan on Thursday, packing heavy rains as officials warned the storm would bring strong winds and high waves to the region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
Typhoon Neoguri slammed into Japan's southern main island early on Thursday after lashing the Okinawa island chain, with three people killed as powerful winds and torrential rains battered the country.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Torrential rains battered Japan's Okinawa islands on Wednesday as a weakened but still dangerous typhoon, leaving two dead and threatening widespread flooding as it headed for the nation's main islands.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Typhoon Neoguri lashed Japan's southern Okinawa islands, reportedly leaving two dead and forcing more than half a million to seek shelter, as the region's worst storm in years damaged buildings, downed trees and brought air and sea traffic to a halt.