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2006-08-10 05:50:00

Super Typhoon Saomai, the strongest to threaten China in 50 years, slammed into the southeast coast on Thursday after forcing more than 1.5 million people from their homes.

2006-08-10 03:40:00

By Nick Macfie and Guo Shipeng BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 1.3 million Chinese have fled their homes in the path of a super typhoon, the strongest to threaten the country in 50 years, as it churned relentlessly toward the southeast coast on Thursday.

2006-08-10 01:30:00

More than half a million Chinese have fled their homes in the path of a super typhoon, the strongest to threaten the country in 50 years, as it churned relentlessly toward the southeast coast on Thursday.

2006-08-09 21:51:08

BEIJING (Reuters) - A super typhoon, gathering strength all the time, was heading directly for east China on Thursday and was expected to hit within hours after forcing the evacuation of nearly half a million people.

2006-08-09 20:47:37

BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful typhoon, gathering strength all the time, was heading directly for east China on Thursday and was expected to hit within hours, forcing the evacuation of nearly half a million people.

2006-08-09 07:11:14

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Saomai gathered strength as it swirled toward China, with landfall expected on Thursday, while a tropical storm fizzled to the south of Taiwan and another veered toward the east of Japan.

2006-08-09 01:59:13

By Ralph Jennings TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Saomai moved closer to Taiwan's capital, with landfall expected on Thursday morning, as a tropical storm fizzled at the south end of the island and another changed its course, veering toward the east of Japan.

2006-08-06 05:32:04

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Prapiroon has killed 57 in south China as of Sunday with 16 people still missing, the official Xinhua news agency said, as the storm forced the relocation of more than 660,000 people.

2006-08-05 05:11:39

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The deaths caused by Tropical Storm Prapiroon in south China rose to 48 on Saturday and 15 people remain missing, the official Xinhua news agency said, but the storm was weakening as it moved inland.

2006-08-03 11:30:00

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Prapiroon drove ashore on Thursday in southern China, where tens of thousands of people had been evacuated, after killing six people and forcing thousands to flee their homes in the northern Philippines.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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