‘Unstoppable’ Super Typhoon Trami is closing in on mainland Japan with violent 134mph winds set to rip through the nation over the weekend

Super Typhoon Trami is about 186 miles (300 km) southeast of Miyako island The typhoon is forecast to pick up speed and approach western Japan on Sunday It is the latest storm to threaten Japan in a year filled with natural disasters Less than a month ago, a typhoon flooded Kansai International airport By AFP and PHOEBE WESTON FOR … Continue reading ‘Unstoppable’ Super Typhoon Trami is closing in on mainland Japan with violent 134mph winds set to rip through the nation over the weekend

Photos: Typhoon Mangkhut ravages Philippines, Hong Kong, and southern China

Dozens were killed, many in a deadly landslide in the Philippines. By Jen Kirbyjen.kirby@vox.com  Sep 17, 2018, 12:50pm EDT The aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut in Alcala, Philippines on September 15, 2018.Jes Aznar/Getty Images Typhoon Mangkhut made its deadly march across the Philippines, Hong Kong, and southern China over the weekend, unleashing flooding, dangerous winds, and landslides, and killing dozens. Mangkhut was … Continue reading Photos: Typhoon Mangkhut ravages Philippines, Hong Kong, and southern China

After Floods and Heatwave, Japan Braces for Typhoon Jongdari

By Shiho Takezawa July 27, 2018, 2:12 AM MDT High temperatures in Tokyo on July 24. Photographer: Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images Typhoon Jongdari is set to make landfall on Japan’s mainland this weekend, bringing heavy rain and strong winds to much of a country hit in recent weeks by a deadly heatwave and historic flooding. … Continue reading After Floods and Heatwave, Japan Braces for Typhoon Jongdari

Typhoon Lan leaves flooding, four dead in Japan before moving out to sea

A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea after largely sparing the capital, Tokyo. A collapsed road is seen following torrential rain caused by typhoon Lan in Kishiwada, Japan in this … Continue reading Typhoon Lan leaves flooding, four dead in Japan before moving out to sea