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Tropical Storm Saola And Typhoon Damrey Arm-in-Arm Near China Seen By NASA Satellites
2012-08-02 14:51:27

Tropical Storm Saola and Typhoon Damrey appear on NASA satellite imagery to be arm-in-arm as they enter China on August 2.

2005-10-04 03:46:33

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from Typhoon Longwang in China climbed to 15 people and dozens of military students were still missing, media reported on Tuesday.

2005-10-03 21:16:47

BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities have evacuated about 13,000 people from a flood hit region of central China along the banks of a tributary of the Yangtze River, the official Xinhua news agency said.

2005-10-02 01:12:09

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Longwang headed for China after swirling through Taiwan on Sunday, injuring at least 34 people. As the storm approached, more than 200,000 people were evacuated from boats to land in China's eastern province of Fujian, state media said.

2005-10-01 20:28:43

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Longwang lashed Taiwan on Sunday, enveloping the island with driving winds and rain as it churned toward China.

2005-09-30 21:17:47

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan issued sea and land warnings as Typhoon Longwang approached the island, the Central Weather Bureau said on Saturday.

2005-09-11 05:36:19

By Nick Macfie BEIJING (Reuters) - A typhoon made a direct hit on a sprawling city in prosperous eastern China on Sunday after nearly a million villagers and farmers had been evacuated from flimsy coastal and hillside huts to safety.

2005-09-11 02:56:50

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has evacuated hundreds of thousands of people living in the path of a typhoon which was forecast on Sunday to lash the east coast as it heads toward Shanghai, state media said.

2005-09-03 21:59:30

BEIJING (Reuters) - A typhoon has killed up to 56 people in eastern China after unleashing torrential rains and triggering floods and landslides, state media said on Sunday.

2005-09-02 03:53:10

BEIJING (Reuters) - A typhoon killed 14 people as it swept across Taiwan and tore into China, triggering landslides and forcing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes, Chinese state media and Taiwan rescue officials said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.