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Tropical Depression Talim becoming disorganized Seen By NASA
2012-06-22 07:27:32

Tropical Storm Talim has weakened overnight due to stronger wind shear and land interaction and is now a depression. NASA satellite data from June 21 revealed that the thunderstorms that make up the tropical cyclone are scattered and disorganized. NASA's Aqua satellite Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument captured an infrared image of Tropical Depression Talim on June 21 at 3:29 a.m. EDT. The imagery showed several areas of strong thunderstorms, but they're now scattered in...

Heaviest Rainfall In Tropical Storm Talim's Southwestern Side Revealed By NASA
2012-06-18 15:54:37

Tropical Storm Talim was born today in the South China Sea, and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed the heaviest rainfall in the storm is occurring in the south and western quadrants of the storm. NASA's Aqua Satellite noticed that some of Talim's rainfall is reaching Vietnam. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite captured a look at rainfall occurring in newborn Tropical Storm Talim in the South China Sea on June 18, 2012 at 0331 UTC. Areas in blue and green represent light...

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. Typhoon Khanun, which spared the island of Taiwan on Saturday after forecasts predicted a near direct hit, made landfall in China's mountainous Zhejiang province, where storms regularly trigger fatal floods and landslides. The new city of Taizhou, with...

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. Typhoon Khanun, which spared the island of Taiwan on Saturday, would unleash its full force between coastal Cangnan and Dinghai counties in Zhejiang province. The port of Ningbo was directly in its path, according to Tropical Storm Risk Web typhoon tracker. "More than 305,000...

2005-09-04 04:57:22

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's eastern province of Zhejiang is bracing for more storms triggered by typhoon Nabi after another tropical storm battered the area and killed at least 56 people, state media said on Sunday. Strong winds and rainstorms, fueled by typhoon Nabi churning toward Japan on Sunday, were expected to ravage coastal areas of northern and central Zhejiang early this week, prompting local authorities to urge efforts to minimize the damage. The impact from Typhoon Nabi...

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. Typhoon Talim, which swept across mainland China's east coast from Thursday, after battering the island of Taiwan, had claimed some 40 lives in Anhui province alone, the Beijing News said. Economic damage was estimated at 7.1 billion yuan, the Xinhua news agency said late on Saturday. Xinhua put the total death...

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. Typhoon Talim, which has since weakened into a tropical storm, killed nine people in mudslides and cave-ins on Thursday in mountainous parts of China's eastern Zhejiang province, Xinhua news agency said. Fifteen people were missing. In one county alone,...

2005-09-01 21:47:14

BEIJING (Reuters) - Typhoon Talim killed five people as it swept across Taiwan and China's eastern coast and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes, but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, state media said on Friday. A father and son were killed on Thursday when their house collapsed in Fuzhou, capital of China's Fujian province, before the center of the storm reached the mainland, Xinhua news agency said. In hard-hit Taiwan, the death toll had risen to three...

2005-09-01 04:32:27

BEIJING (Reuters) - Typhoon Talim swept into southern China on Thursday after killing two people in Taiwan and injuring 39 as the island shut businesses, schools and financial markets to ride out the storm. Talim cut power lines, toppled billboards and tore up trees, while heavy rain led to flooding in some towns in central Taiwan. The number of households in Taiwan without power was as high as 1.48 million at one point, but electricity had since been restored to about half,...

2005-09-01 01:22:24

By Michael Kramer TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Talim churned toward south China after sweeping through Taiwan on Thursday, killing one person and injuring 24 as the island shut businesses, schools and financial markets to ride out the storm. The strong winds toppled billboards, broke windows and knocked motorcyclists off their bikes, while heavy rain led to flooding in some towns in central Taiwan. The storm's eye was about two-thirds of the way across the narrow Taiwan Strait by 0500...