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Powerful Storm Hits Taiwan, Millions Without Power, Six Dead

A powerful typhoon battered Taiwan on Saturday with strong wind and torrential rain, cutting power to 3.62 million households as the death toll rose to six.

August 8, 2015

Two Dead, Five Missing As Powerful Typhoon Slams Into Japan

A powerful typhoon hit Japan on Sunday, suspending transportation schedules and leaving five missing.

October 6, 2014

Typhoon Kills Eight, Displaces Nearly 18,000 In Philippines

By Girlie Linao, dpa MANILA — Typhoon Kalmaegi killed eight people and displaced nearly 18,000 people as it battered the northern Philippines on the weekend, the national disaster relief agency said Monday. More than a dozen ferry trips and nearly 50 domestic flights were cancelled as the storm hit Sunday, cutting off electricity in eight […]

September 15, 2014

Typhoon Rammasun Kills At Least 20 In Philippines

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times At least 20 people have been killed and seven others injured in a typhoon that ripped through the Philippines, government officials said Wednesday. Typhoon Rammasun, which made landfall early Tuesday, blasted the island nation with 105-mph winds and heavy rain, knocking down power lines and leading to the collapse […]

July 16, 2014

Typhoon Batters Southern Japan, Injuring More Than A Dozen

By Takehiko Kambayashi, dpa TOKYO — More than a dozen people were injured and nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate Tuesday as a powerful typhoon pounding southern Japanese islands. Typhoon Neoguri was expected to pick up more power before it makes landfall, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, as it issued a storm surge warning for Okinawa’s […]

July 8, 2014