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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.
"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.
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!
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.
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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