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CEBU, October 25 (PIA) -- Over 100 delegates from 14 countries are in Cebu to participate in the four-day 11th Integrated Workshop of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific/World Meteorological Organization Typhoon ...
High waves caused by Typhoon Haima surge over the barrier in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province on Friday. Photo: IC.

According to The Philippines Department of Social Welfare and Development, more than 60,000 residents were affected by the typhoon as it traveled across the island chain, and nearly 15,000 evacuees were in shelters. - Thanks to IARU Region 3 disaster ...
MANILA - Philippine authorities are keeping an eye on the country's rice supply and will decide shortly if more imports of the staple grain are needed after two typhoons hit major rice-producing provinces this month, an official said on Tuesday. The ...
farms designated to produce seed potatoes were affected by the typhoons and floods in 2016 and USDA-FAS estimates a minimum loss of 10 percent to seed potato production.
THE damage caused by typhoons "Karen" and "Lawin" to the country's infrastructure and farm sector has reached P20.2 billion, authorities reported on Sunday.

Latest figures show that more than 68,886 farmers were affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Lawin, translating to more than 467,617 hectares of damaged areas in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa ...
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest, while two powerful typhoons struck The Philippines within a four-day span this week.
More than 3,000 Chinese government personnel have worked tirelessly over the past 72 hours since Typhoon Sarika slammed China's southern island province of Hainan on Tuesday in order to return more than half a million residents to their homes.
NASA's IMERG estimated rainfall from typhoons Sarika and Haima during the period Oct. 12-20, 2016. IMERG data indicated that over 19.7 inches (500 mm) of rain fell over central Luzon during this period.
(CNN) Heavy damage to infrastructure and agriculture is expected in northeast Philippines, officials said Thursday, as the cleanup began in the wake of Typhoon Haima. Haima was the second typhoon to hit Philippines in less than a week, lashing the ...
At least three people were killed as Typhoon Sarika crossed the archipelago north of Manila. Almost 10,000 people were displaced by the storm, according to aid organization Care International.
Four RAF Typhoon fighter jets will arrive in Japan next week to take part in their first-ever drill with the Japanese air self-defence force, as the countries deepen their security ties amid heightened tension over Chinese military activity in the East ...
The Western Pacific continues its active streak, with Typhoon Sarika and Typhoon Haima likely to cause major impacts this week.

Typhoon Songda didn't make much of a splash earlier this week when it swept harmlessly past the east coast of Japan, hundreds of miles from shore.
Some of the strongest Pacific Northwest windstorms on record can trace their origins back to western Pacific typhoons. Such is the case for the potential high wind event in parts of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia this weekend.
typhoons that have hit Hokkaido and the Tohoku and Kanto regions of Japan have damaged vegetables harvest and caused slow crop growth, which has subsequently led to higher produce prices and shortfalls in vegetable supplies at supermarkets and ...
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has downplayed the impact of Super typhoons Karen and Lawin that battered Northern Luzon over the past two weeks on consumer prices.
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest, while two powerful typhoons struck The Philippines within a four-day span this week.
NASA's IMERG estimated rainfall from typhoons Sarika and Haima during the period Oct. 12-20, 2016. IMERG data indicated that over 19.7 inches (500 mm) of rain fell over central Luzon during this period.
More than 3,000 Chinese government personnel have worked tirelessly over the past 72 hours since Typhoon Sarika slammed China's southern island province of Hainan on Tuesday in order to return more than half a million residents to their homes.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong was bracing on Friday (Oct 21) for Typhoon Haima with destructive 145kmh winds at its centre, forcing authorities to shut all but essential services in the global financial hub.
With hurricanes threatening Florida and typhoons lashing Japan, a startup company working on the island of Okinawa is testing a wind turbine that could withstand winds that blow the blades off traditional machines.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 4:26 - Super Typhoon Haima hammered the northern Philippines island of Luzon late Wednesday, with damaging winds and lashing rain, days after Typhoon Sarika killed at least two people and displaced nearly 15,000 in the ...
The Philippine Daily Inquirer, in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross, is extending its relief and fund drive to victims of typhoons "Karen" and "Lawin." Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. BDO account number: ...
Hong Kong is bracing for another typhoon that is expected to bring even more downpours and gale-force winds in the next few days, after a string of rainstorm warnings on Wednesday saw flash floods that left many parts of the city inundated.
A toppled pole lays along a flooded road as heavy rains and wind from Typhoon Haima batters Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, northern Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016.
At its peak, Haima packed winds of up to 315 kilometers per hour (195 mph), the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.
The Hong Kong Observatory has issued an amber rainstorm warning alongside the Strong Wind Signal No 3 issued on Monday as Typhoon Sarika sweeps across the South China Sea. The amber warning posted at 3.10pm on Tuesday means heavy rain has ...
At least three people were killed as Typhoon Sarika crossed the archipelago north of Manila. Almost 10,000 people were displaced by the storm, according to aid organization Care International.
Four RAF Typhoon fighter jets will arrive in Japan next week to take part in their first-ever drill with the Japanese air self-defence force, as the countries deepen their security ties amid heightened tension over Chinese military activity in the East ...
The Western Pacific continues its active streak, with Typhoon Sarika and Typhoon Haima likely to cause major impacts this week.
Typhoon Songda didn't make much of a splash earlier this week when it swept harmlessly past the east coast of Japan, hundreds of miles from shore.
"The Chinese are afraid to come out of their vessels during typhoons," said Lilibeth Quintero, 36, whose husband, Gabrino, mans a fishing boat here.
Some of the strongest Pacific Northwest windstorms on record can trace their origins back to western Pacific typhoons. Such is the case for the potential high wind event in parts of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia this weekend.
With our growing reliance on clean wind energy, it was only a matter of time before someone attempted to tap into typhoon energy.
Taipei, Oct. 2 (CNA) EVA Air, one of Taiwan's two major international airlines, announced Sunday that it was canceling all of its scheduled flights to Okinawa on Monday, when Typhoon Chaba is expected to affect the Japanese island chain. China Airlines ...
Four RAF Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets, Voyager tanker aircraft and C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft will be sent to the troubled region.
A common factor in the damage Typhoon No. 10 inflicted on Hokkaido and Iwate Prefecture was the issue of how to evacuate vulnerable people who require assistance.
"This exercise is tremendously important and it demonstrates that even though the Royal Air Force is committed to operations in the Middle East and elsewhere, we still have the capability to deploy effectively to the other side of the world, with both ...
Kuwait's future fleet of Typhoon combat aircraft will be equipped with Lockheed Martin Sniper targeting pods, under a contract placed via the Eurofighter partner company Leonardo.
Crews remained at both locations to search for the missing. Typhoon Megi brought torrential rain and strong winds into parts of southeastern China and Taiwan, destroying hundreds of houses and shutting down airports and railways.
Typhoon Megi, which has wrecked havoc in Taiwan in the past two days, killing four people and injuring more than 600, has drudged up an unlikely hero on social media: a woman photographed eating a pork bun while battling the winds and rain.
Whereas other people might see typhoons - which are what hurricanes are called when they form in the northwest Pacific - as a threat, Atsushi Shimizu sees potential.
The agriculture ministry has announced that 4,000 more tons of butter than planned will be imported after a series of typhoons in the north and an extremely hot summer in the west hurt the health of cows. The announcement Tuesday followed another in ...
Among the crops in Pingtung damaged by Typhoon Megi, bellfruit took the biggest hit, with around 100 hectares of orchards damaged and losses amounting to over NT$22 million (US$ 701,653), according to statistics released by the Pingtung County ...
Tokyo, Japan (CNN) "typhoons are normally nothing but a disaster," says Atsushi Shimizu. But that's not the case for this Japanese engineer, who believes these violent forces of nature could solve Japan's green energy problem.


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