China on Orange Alert Over Typhoon Son-Tinh

The death toll from typhoon Son-Tinh has risen sharply in the Philippines as the storm continued to head towards China. According to AlertNet, the typhoon reached China at around 15:00 GMT: Typhoon Son-tinh struck China at about...

China Braces for Super Typhoon Sanba

While China continues to recover from a year of natural disasters, such as a fatal dam breach and a deadly earthquake, NPR reports that a super typhoon, Sanba, is heading for China and other parts of Asia: It’s had top...

Dam Breach Kills At Least 10

After Typhoon Haikui landed in Zhejiang Province, according to Xinhua, local authorities have evacuated 1.5 million people and downpours continue. As China is still recovering, the Global Times reports a dam in east Zhejiang...

Taiwan’s President Faces Anger Over Storm Response

From New York Times: Flags are flying at half-staff during three days of national mourning to honor those killed by Typhoon Morakot two weeks ago. But anger, not sadness, remains the prevailing sentiment across Taiwan as...

Taiwan Begins 3-day Mourning Period After Typhoon

From AP: Taiwan began a three-day mourning period to remember the victims of Typhoon Morakot on Saturday, two weeks after the island’s worst weather disaster in 50 years devastated its mountainous south. The storm took at...

Terrifying Ride to Safety for Survivors in Taiwan

From New York Times: The road that wends through the storm-battered mountains of Kaohsiung County comes to an end at a breathtaking abyss. On the south side of the road, Provincial Highway 27, there are hot meals, the succor of...

Storms Batter China, 18 Killed: State Media

From AFP: Torrential rains left at least 18 dead in China, including a Briton, and 17 missing, as Typhoon Hagupit pounded the south and another storm battered the quake-hit southwest, state media said Thursday. Ten people were...

Typhoon Neoguri Hits China’s Hainan

From AP: Typhoon Neoguri weakened into a tropical storm Friday after hitting China’s southern island province of Hainan, where 120,000 people fled low-lying areas and thousands more were stranded at an airport, state-run...

China Braces For Typhoon Krosa – AFP

From AFP: Chinese authorities on Saturday issued a flood alert, relocated 138,000 east coastal residents and recalled 27,000 fishing boats as the country braced for Typhoon Krosa

Five Dead as Typhoon Hits China – BBC

From BBC: At least five people have been killed and three are missing after Typhoon Wipha hit China’s densely-populated eastern coast, state media says. Strong winds and heavy

Powerful Storm Hits Eastern China – BBC

Over 210,000 people were evacuated from Shanghai to avoid the landing of typhoon Wipha. From BBC, photos from Xinhua: Shanghai’s flood prevention bureau said Wipha would

Shanghai Braces for Fierce Typhoon – AP

AP reports that fierce typhoon has reached Shanghai and 200,000 people have been evacuated ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Wipha, via Time: Whipping up waves up to 36 feet high, Wipha



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