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Eye In Deadly Typhoon Wutip Imaged By NASA
2013-09-30 12:40:51

NASA NASA's Terra satellite passed over Typhoon Wutip on its approach to a landfall in Vietnam and a visible image revealed its 10-mile-wide eye, and large extent. Wutip was making landfall near Dong Hoi Vietnam around 0900 UTC/5 a.m. EDT. On Sept. 30 at 03:35 UTC/Sept. 29 at 11:35 p.m. EDT, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Terra satellite took a visible image of Typhoon Wutip, clearly showing its eye. At that time, Wutip was...

2006-05-20 23:50:51

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has rescued more than 300 Vietnamese fishermen missing after a typhoon swept through the South China Sea but also recovered 21 bodies, state television said on Sunday. Rescuers found the survivors on 22 Vietnamese ships near the Pratas islands, off the southern coast of Guangdong province, the report said, adding it was the largest international marine rescue operation ever mounted by China. It was unclear where the 21 bodies were found. Typhoon Chanchu,...

2006-05-20 13:16:52

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - A typhoon that swept through the South China Sea has killed more than 100 people, officials said, as rescuers from Vietnam and China extended their search on Saturday for more than 400 fishermen missing since Wednesday. Typhoon Chanchu, the strongest on record to enter the South China Sea in May, the start of the storm season, left a trail of destruction in China, Vietnam and the Philippines. It killed at least 37 people in the Philippines last...

2006-05-19 22:08:04

HANOI (Reuters) - A typhoon that raked the South China Sea has killed at least 104 people, and Vietnamese officials said on Saturday that more than 160 fishermen were still missing and feared dead. Typhoon Chanchu, the strongest on record to enter the South China Sea in May, the start of the storm season, left a trail of destruction through China, Vietnam and the Philippines. It killed at least 37 people in the Philippines last weekend. By late Friday, bodies of 44 Vietnamese...

2006-05-19 04:01:54

BEIJING (Reuters) - A typhoon that battered south and east China killed 23 people and left four missing, state media said on Friday. Typhoon Chanchu, the strongest typhoon on record to enter the South China Sea in May, the start of the typhoon season, left a trail of destruction through several countries, killing at least 37 people in the Philippines last weekend. The typhoon, which brought heavy rain and winds up to 170 km per hour (106 miles per hour), made landfall between the...

2006-05-18 20:55:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - A typhoon that battered south and east China has killed 16 people and left four missing, state media said on Friday. Typhoon Chanchu, which brought heavy rain and winds up to 170 km per hour (106 miles per hour), made landfall between the cities of Shantou and Xiamen and worked its way up the coast early on Thursday. Eight people died in Guangdong province, and the other eight in Fujian, which lies opposite Taiwan, the official Xinhua news agency said in reports carried in...

2006-05-18 19:56:58

BEIJING (Reuters) - A typhoon that battered south and east China has killed 16 people and left another four missing, state media said on Friday. Typhoon Chanchu, which brought heavy rain and winds up to 170 km per hour (106 miles per hour), made landfall between the cities of Shantou and Xiamen and worked its way up the coast early on Thursday. Eight people died in Guangdong province, and the other eight in Fujian, which lies opposite Taiwan, the official Xinhua news agency said in...

2006-05-18 05:11:25

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A typhoon slammed into south China on Thursday killing eight people and forcing the evacuation of more than 900,000, Xinhua news agency said, while Vietnam was still searching for 35 fishermen missing at sea. Typhoon Chanchu, packing heavy rain and winds up to 170 kph (106 mph), made landfall between the cities of Shantou and Xiamen in the early morning, the Hong Kong Observatory said. China's coastal provinces of Guangdong and Fujian took the full brunt of the...

2006-05-18 01:37:36

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A typhoon slammed into south China on Thursday killing eight people and forcing the evacuation of more than 900,000, Xinhua news agency said, while Vietnam was searching for 99 fishermen missing at sea. Typhoon Chanchu, packing heavy rain and winds up to 170 kph (106 mph), made landfall between the cities of Shantou and Xiamen in the early morning, the Hong Kong Observatory said. China's coastal provinces of Guangdong and Fujian took the full brunt of the storm....

2006-05-17 22:45:34

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A powerful typhoon slammed into south China on Thursday killing two children and forcing the evacuation of more than 630,000 people, Xinhua news agency said, while 99 Vietnamese fishermen were believed missing at sea. Typhoon Chanchu, packing heavy rain and winds up to 170 kph (106 mph), the strongest typhoon on record to enter the South China Sea in May, made landfall between the cities of Shantou and Xiamen and was heading northeast, the Hong Kong Observatory...


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