Latest Typhoon Morakot Stories

2009-10-13 11:50:00

A leading climate scientist has warned that Taiwan may face a three-fold increase in the amount of rain received over the next two decades due to climate change.

2009-10-03 11:10:00

"We're not waiting for sunrise," says aid worker in Northern Luzon Aid agency to begin distributing rice, additional food, candles in the next few hours ISABELA PROVINCE, Philippines, Oct.

2009-08-06 14:00:00

Satellite imagery over the last two days has shown Typhoon Morakot to be a monster, and over the last two days, NASA satellites have confirmed the typhoon doubled its size!

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.

2005-08-31 00:17:18

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan warned of flash floods and landslides as a typhoon headed for the island on Wednesday, with heavy rain and strong winds forcing some schools and offices to close.

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