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Taiwan hit by 2nd storm after Nesat injures 111

Jul 31, 2017 - 12:55 AM

It is the first time in 50 years that Taiwan has issued warnings for two such storms together

A woman walks past damaged tree leaves on the street in New Taipei City after Typhoon Nesat slashed Taiwan on July 30, 2017.  Taiwan suffered flooding, widespread power outages and winds of over a hundred miles a hour as it was battered by its first typhoon of the year. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH

Taiwan cancels flights as super typhoon bears down

Jul 07, 2016 - 12:27 PM

UPDATED Nepartak is expected to make landfall in Taiwan early Friday July 8

epa05412431 A wave collides with the coastline as typhoon Nepartak moves towards Taiwan, at the shoreline of Yilan, Taiwan, 07 July 2016. Nepartak, the first typhoon to affect Taiwan this year, is expected to reach Taiwan's southeast coast early 08 July, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

Brrrr: Asia shivers, slips and slides in record low temperatures

Jan 25, 2016 - 2:26 PM

While the cold snap is by no means on the scale of the weather now affecting the snow bound eastern United States such temperatures are a novelty for many residents of the region

FROZEN. Ice forms on the roof of a bus stop on the slopes of Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong's highest peak in the New Territories, in Hong Kong, China, January 24, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA

Hong Kong hunkers down for powerful typhoon Usagi

Sep 22, 2013 - 1:37 PM

Usagi packed winds of 165 km h as it closed in on China s densely populated Pearl River Delta

Taiwan braces for return of Typhoon Tembin

Aug 26, 2012 - 1:37 PM

UPDATED Return to Taiwan means re entry into Philippine Area of Responsibility; Typhoon s return comes as the island reels from heavy rains

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image showing typhoon Julian (Bolaven) at the top right side, while typhoon Igme (Tembin) is at the upper left side, 7:32 a.m., 26 August 2012. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

Taiwan evacuates 3,000 as 'Tembin' looms

Aug 23, 2012 - 3:57 PM

Taiwan evacuated more than 3 000 people Thursday August 23 as Typhoon Tembin Philippine codename Igme bore down

MODIS images from NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites on August 21, 2012 at 04:45 UTC were combined to provide a complete picture of the two tropical troublemakers in the northwestern Pacific: Typhoon Tembin and Tropical Storm Bolaven. The Philippines, Luzon in particular, can be seen in the lower left corner of the photo. Credit: NASA MODIS Rapid Response Team