Matmo - updates

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Pilots blamed for 2014 TransAsia crash on Taiwan island

Jan 29, 2016 - 3:36 PM

The company s pilots were flying without abiding by standard procedures part of a workplace culture which endangered flight safety an official of the Aviation Safety Council says

Taiwan braces for tropical storm Fung-Wong

Sep 20, 2014 - 7:45 PM

Authorities urge people in low laying areas to take precautions against flooding

HEADING TO TAIWAN. A handout satellite image provided by the Taiwan Central Weather Bureau, shows the progress of Typhoon Fung-Wong (Pheonix) approaching Taiwan from the Philippines, September 20, 2014. Photo by Central Weather Bureau Handout/EPA

48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash – airline

Jul 23, 2014 - 9:38 PM

UPDATED Flight GE222 was carrying 54 passengers and four crew members on a domestic flight when it crashed on Wednesday

PLANE DOWN. Police and soldiers guard the crash site of the TransAasia Airways plane on the Penghu Islands in the Taiwan Strait, 24 July 2014. Stringer/EPA

Typhoon Matmo batters Taiwan, five hurt

Jul 23, 2014 - 10:20 AM

The storm s powerful winds tore off roofs and uprooted trees including one in Taipei that crashed into a taxi injuring its driver and a passenger

On July 22, the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Typhoon Matmo approaching Taiwan. NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo

Jul 22, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Taiwan gets ready for its first tropical storm of 2014

Typhoon Henry out of PAR by Wednesday morning

Jul 22, 2014 - 6:03 PM

UPDATED As Typhoon Henry moves away from the PAR another low pressure area is spotted

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo

Jul 22, 2014 - 12:44 PM

Matmo Henry is the first tropical storm to hit the island this year and is expected to make landfall on the northeast coast early Wednesday

MTSAT image as of 6am 22 July 2014. Image courtesy Project NOAH

Typhoon Henry moves closer to Batanes

Jul 22, 2014 - 7:24 AM

UPDATED Public storm warning signal number 2 is still in effect over Batanes while Signal number 1 is in effect over Cagayan

MTSAT image as of 6am 22 July 2014. Image courtesy Project NOAH

#HenryPH: Batanes, Cagayan under Signal No. 1

Jul 21, 2014 - 8:27 AM

UPDATED Cagayan and Batanes can expect winds of 30 60 km h within the next 36 hours

Rainy Monday in MIMAROPA, Bicol, Visayas; #HenryPH still at sea

Jul 20, 2014 - 6:03 PM

As of Sunday the typhoon was located 500 km east of Legazpi City

Henry maintains strength

Jul 20, 2014 - 11:35 AM

The typhoon will not hit land if it continues to move northwest says Pagasa

Typhoon Henry slows down slightly

Jul 20, 2014 - 1:08 AM

At 10 pm Saturday the eye of the typhoon is located 470 km east of Guiuan Eastern Samar province with maximum sustained winds of 120 km per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 150 km per hour

Henry now a typhoon; cloudy Sunday for Eastern Visayas

Jul 19, 2014 - 7:34 PM

Not seen to make landfall Henry Matmo is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Wednesday or Thursday says PAGASA

Screenshot from DOST Project NOAH Facebook page

#GlendaPH toll rises to 77 as new storm threatens

Jul 19, 2014 - 1:54 PM

Malacañang urges the public to prepare for Tropical Storm Henry which is expected to bring heavy rains over the weekend even if it is not forecast to hit Luzon

Tropical Storm Henry intensifies

Jul 19, 2014 - 12:51 PM

The tropical storm is expected to enhance a southwest monsoon bringing with it moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms over Visayas and Mindanao

Tropical Storm Henry maintains strength at sea

Jul 19, 2014 - 12:05 AM

But Henry might skip the Philippines entirely

Tropical Storm Henry maintains strength

Jul 18, 2014 - 11:48 AM

The eye of Henry is estimated at 880 km east of Guiuan Eastern Samar

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 11 am, July 18. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Tropical Storm Henry enters PAR

Jul 18, 2014 - 9:21 AM

2nd UPDATE State weather bureau PAGASA says the tropical storm will not yet affect any part of the country

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 7:14 am, July 18. Image courtesy of PAGASA

LPA may develop into a tropical cyclone in 24 hours

Jul 17, 2014 - 2:39 AM

UPDATED State weather bureau PAGASA in its 5 am bulletin for Glenda said it has spotted a new low pressure area 940 kilometers east of northern Mindanao

LEAVING PHILIPPINES. Typhoon Glenda will be outside the Philippines Thursday tomorrow morning or at 750 km West  Northwest of Dagupan City. PAGASA satellite image as of 1:14 am