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Laos on alert for Typhoon Mangkhut

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 18:11:00 +0200sarajevotimes (en)

VIENTIANE, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) — The north and central regions of Laos have been put on alert for heavy downpours after weather forecasters warned that Typhoon Mangkhut and Tropical Storm Barijat are expected to pass over Laos on coming Monday and Tuesday.

Laos on alert for Typhoon Mangkhut

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:36:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

VIENTIANE, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The north and central regions of Laos have been put on alert for heavy downpours after weather forecasters warned that Typhoon Mangkhut and Tropical Storm Barijat are expected to pass over Laos on coming Monday and Tuesday.

Laos on alert for Typhoon Mangkhut

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 11:50:00 +0200nampa (en)

. Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. VIENTIANE, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The north and central regions of Laos have been put on alert for heavy downpours after weather forecasters warned that Typhoon Mangkhut and Tropical Storm Barijat are expected to pass over Laos on coming Monday and Tuesday.

Philippines: Philippines: Action Against Hunger Prepared for Typhoon Mangkhut

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 08:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Typhoon Mangkhut is heading straight to the northern Philippines with devastating potential. If estimates from the Global System Disaster Alert and Coordination (GDACS) prove accurate, wind speeds could reach up to 155 miles per hour. Projected to be a Category 4 tropical storm, it is expected to....

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Sat, 15 Sep 2018 04:45:00 +0200EC (en)

On 6 September the Government of Zimbabwe declared a state of emergency in response to a cholera outbreak in Harare. On 11 September, the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) reported 1 324 suspected cases, 56 confirmed cases and 24 deaths. The epicentres are in Glenview and Budiriro (Western....

A storm even more dangerous than Florence is brewing in Asia — and it’s about to hit land

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 20:44:00 +0200zmescience (en)

While the world’s eyes are zoomed in on the US East coast, where 1.7 million people are told to evacuate in order to avoid Hurricane Florence damage, a much stronger storm is lashing out at Southeast Asia: Mangkhut. Super Typhoon Mangkhut deserves all the superlatives it can get.

NASA sees dangerous Super Typhoon Mangkhut, eyeing the Philippines

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 19:59:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: At 12:54 a.m. EDT (0454 UTC) on Sept. 14, the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of Super Typhoon Mangkhut approaching the Philippines.... Credit: Credit: NASA/NRL. Super Typhoon Mangkhut is a powerful tropical cyclone headed toward the northern Philippines.

Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:46:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

The massive storm, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, has prompted alerts across east and southeast Asia. A second storm, Typhoon Barijat , has also hit the region. Mangkhut has already torn through Guam and the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, causing widespread flooding and power loss.

IT DOESN’T RAIN IT POURS World terrorised by record seven active storms across the globe

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:31:00 +0200thesun (en)

Mangkhut was tracked after nightfall Friday about 160 miles away in the Pacific with sustained winds 127 miles per hour and gusts of up to 158 mph. Tropical Storm Issac is likely to remain strong as it heads through the Caribbean. Isolated wind gusts of around 50 mph were found on the island of Dominica on Thursday.

Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:13:00 +0200fox2now (en)

The Philippines is evacuating thousands of people, deploying soldiers and positioning emergency provisions as Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens more than five million people in the north of the country. Mangkhut — stronger than Hurricane Florence, which is currently lashing the US East Coast — is....

Manila batons down as super typhoon Mangkhut arrives

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:53:00 +0200asianews-en (en)

About 10 million Filipinos live in the typhoon’s trajectory. In the coming days, the storm will reach the southern coast of China , including Hong Kong, and Vietnam. Floods, landslides and wind damage are emergencies for which authorities have prepared equipment and rescue operations.

Philippines: AHA Centre Flash Update: No. 03 – Typhoon Mangkhut (Omphong) 14 Sep 2018

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Philippines. • PAGASA warns that #OmphongPH increases its threat over Northen Luzon as it moves closer at the speed of 20km/h (11 knots). • Fishermen with small seacrafts are advised against venturing out to sea (particularly along seaboard of areas with Tropical Cyclone warning and eastern seaboard of Visayas and of Mindanao).

Super typhoon threatens millions

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:56:00 +0200qt (en)

AN "extremely dangerous" super typhoon predicted to be the one of the strongest systems on record is tearing towards Hong Kong and the Philippines with up to 43 million people in the firing line. Bureau of Meteorology Australia tropical climatologist Greg Browning told news.com.

Super typhoon threatens millions

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:49:00 +0200news_com_au (en)

Bureau of Meteorology Australia tropical climatologist Greg Browning told news.com.au Typhoon Mangkhut was equivalent to a Category 5 severe tropical cyclone and boasted maximum sustained winds of 205kph and gusts up to 285kph. It’s “significantly stronger” than Hurricane Florence which is....

Phoenix might be raised today – VIDEO

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:31:00 +0200phuketgazette (en)

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: The Phuket Marine Office. Divers headed underwater again yesterday (September 13) to check attachments to Phoenix in readiness to bring the wreck up to the surface. The Phuket PR Office reports that… “a team of divers yesterday morning (September 13) went down 45 metres underwater again.

Thaiger Radio News – Friday

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:31:00 +0200phuketgazette (en)

It's the wettest month of the year and we're about to get plenty of moisture over the next five days, according to the Meteorological Department. "For most of Thailand, the wettest months are usually August-October. However, the Gulf Coast of the southern peninsula (e.g.

Super typhoon Mangkhut to affect Thailand next week

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:01:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Bangkok (NNT/VNA) – The Thai Meteorological Department has reported that super typhoon Mangkhut will affect the country next week. Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to follow tropical storm Barijat , which weakened to a low pressure, from the Pacific Ocean, passing over Luzon Island in the Philippines to....

Thailand: Tropical storm Barijat and Typhoon Mangkhut to affect Thailand next week

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:40:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

BANGKOK, 13th September 2018 (NNT) – The Meteorological Department has reported that tropical storm Barijat is moving across lower China towards Vietnam today. Meteorological Department Director Chalalai Chaemphol indicated that the storm, which is packing winds up to 70 kilometers per hour and....

China: The 23th typhoon Barijat made landfall along coast of Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:40:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The National Meteorological Center issued blue warning of typhoon at 6:00 a.m. on September 13. This year’s 23th typhoon Barijat made landfall along coast of Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province at 8:30 a.m. on September 13 as severe tropical storm. At 10:00 a.m., it has been reduced into the tropical storm level.

HK prepares for strongest typhoon

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:45:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

HONG Kong is preparing for a super typhoon that is predicted to land this weekend and may be the strongest ever in the city since records began. The upcoming Super Typhoon Mangkhut will be the second typhoon hitting Hong Kong this week. The Hong Kong Observatory issued typhoon signal No.

NASA-NOAA satellite finds Barijat crossing Gulf of Tonkin

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:07:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: At 1:18 a.m. EDT (0518 UTC) on Sept. 13, the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Depression Barijat in the Gulf of Tonkin.... Credit: Credit: NASA/NRL. Tropical Cyclone Barijat appeared disorganized on satellite imagery as it moved across the Gulf of Tonkin, South China Sea.

Typhoon Mangkhut nears VN

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 19:25:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

HÀ NỘI — Typhoon Barijat , the fifth tropical storm to hit the East Sea this year, weakened into a tropical low-pressure system today afternoon but was still predicted to bring heavy rain to northern regions. The rain, with average rainfall of 70mm, is predicted to last until the end of Friday.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Hong Kong ramps up preparations, with clearer picture of storm’s direction possible by Friday

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:29:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong will have a clearer idea by Friday at the earliest whether it will face the full force of Super Typhoon Mangkhut this weekend. As of Thursday night, forecasters in the city and around the region were watching the storm’s every change of direction for signs of the impact it would have.

TYPHOON TERROR as Mangkhut with power of 500,000 NUKES hits Philippines in hours

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:05:00 +0200express (en)

In Tacloban City, in Leyte the surge extended almost a mile inland amid scenes described by journalists as “apocalyptic”. Whole families were wiped out and most families lost at least one member. Horifically residents seeking refuge in the first floor of the Tacloban City Convention Center, which....

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Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:57:00 +0200EC (en)

Tropical cyclone ISAAC continued moving west over the Atlantic Ocean toward the Caribbean, slightly weakening. On 13 September at 3.00 UTC its centre was located approximately 350 km east of Dominica Island (Lesser Antilles), with maximum sustained winds of 83 km/h (tropical storm).

Thailand on Alert by Proximity of Two Storms

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:55:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Bangkok, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Thai Meteorological Department issued an alert on the approach of two strong storms, which are expected to cause torrential rains and swells. During the next six days people should be alert to flash floods, overflows and landslides, assured the institution.

Southern China on high alert as Super Typhoon Mangkhut looms large

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:38:00 +0200scmp (en)

High winds and torrential downpours predicted as second typhoon in days forecast to strike on Sunday or Monday. After Typhoon Barijat lashed southern China on Thursday, authorities in the region are now bracing for the impact of its big brother, Super Typhoon Mangkhut.

STORMAGEDDON: Mangkhut super typhoon with power of 500000 Hiroshimas to hit Philippines

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:49:00 +0200express (en)

The winds of the collossal Pacific typhoon alone pack the pack destructive force of 500,000 Hiroshima bombs. But Mangkhut’s terrible power is multiplied by the threat of storm-surges the height of two double decker buses sweeping inland like a tsunami. A comparable storm called Typhoon Haiyan (Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines) struck in 2013.

Philippines: ACT Alliance Alert: Philippines - Typhoon (13 September 2018)

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:54:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Super Typhoon Mangkhut (local name “Ompong”) is forecast to make landfall in northern Philippines at 2:00 AM on 15 September 2018. Its path is likely to affect the same regions hit by Tropical Storm Barijat just recently. Mangkhut has maximum sustained winds of up to 205 km/h, gustiness of 255 km/h and moving west at 30km/h.

Two storms to bring torrential rain this weekend

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:28:00 +0200thainews (en)

BANGKOK, 13th September 2018 (NNT) - Many provinces in Thailand are expected to face thunderstorms and heavy rain later this week until early next week due to the influences from Barijat and Mungkhut storms, according to the Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR).

Super Typhoon Mangkhut and six other storms threatening chaos around the world – from Hurricane Florence to Tropical Storm Olivia

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:32:00 +0200scmp (en)

As Hong Kong braces for the what could be the most intense storm to hit the city since records began, six other storms are also brewing or have raised alarm in other parts of the world. is joined on the tempestuous list by Barijat , Florence, Olivia, Isaac, Helene and Joyce. Tropical Depression Paul recently blew out.

Typhoon Barijat heads to East Sea

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:12:00 +0200vietnamnet-en (en)

Typhoon Barijat , with wind speeds of up to 75km per hour, was heading for the East Sea on Tuesday morning. The direction of Typhoon Barijat.— Photo nchmf.gov.vn. This is the fifth tropical storm to hit the East Sea this year. The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said that the....

Four live, one dead sea turtle, washed up on Phuket Beach

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:46:00 +0200phuketgazette (en)

PHOTOS: Bang Yat / Newshawk Phuket. Four live sea turtles and one dead were washed up on Nai Yang Beach this morning (September 13). All of them were stuck in fishing nets. Sririnat National Park officers were notified this morning about the four lives turtles that were found on Nai Yang Beach.

Two weather systems cooking up a storm, heading our way

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:44:00 +0200phuketgazette (en)

It’s the wettest month of the year and we’re about to get plenty of moisture over the next five days, according to the Meteorological Department. “For most of Thailand, the wettest months are usually August-October. However, the Gulf Coast of the southern peninsula (e.g.

Hong Kong braces for strongest ever super Typhoon Mangkhut

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:59:00 +0200bernama (en)

HONG KONG, Sept 13 (Bernama) -- Hong Kong is preparing for the super typhoon Mangkhut that is predicted to make landfall this weekend, and may be the strongest ever tropical storm yet to lash this city in decades, Xinhua news agency reported. Mangkhut is expected to be more powerful than the super....

Storm Floods Pattaya as Typhoon Bears Down (Photos)

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 08:48:00 +0200khaosodenglish (en)

PATTAYA — Portions of Pattaya were flooded Thursday morning when a weakening tropical storm hit the seaside tourist city. After about an hour of heavy rain, several roads in Pattaya City southeast of Bangkok in Chonburi province were left under up to 60 centimeters of water, impeding traffic.

Hong Kong braces for upcoming 'strongest-ever' super typhoon

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 08:30:00 +0200ecns (en)

Hong Kong is preparing for a super typhoon that is predicted to land this weekend and may be the strongest ever in the city since records began. The upcoming Super Typhoon Mangkhut will be the second typhoon hitting Hong Kong this week. The Hong Kong Observatory issued typhoon signal No.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Huge storm nears Philippines 19 Mins Countries across east and southeast Asia are issuing emergency alerts and ordering evacuations as two typhoons barrel down on the region.

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:16:00 +0200news4jax (en)

HONG KONG (CNN) - Countries across east and southeast Asia are issuing emergency alerts and ordering evacuations as two typhoons barrel down on the region. Around 12,000 people have been evacuated from low-lying parts of China 's Guangdong province and shipping halted ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Barijat Thursday, according to state media.

Hong Kong braces for upcoming "strongest-ever" super typhoon

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:15:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HONG KONG, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong is preparing for a super typhoon that is predicted to land this weekend and may be the strongest ever in the city since records began. The upcoming Super Typhoon Mangkhut will be the second typhoon hitting Hong Kong this week. The Hong Kong Observatory issued typhoon signal No.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Huge storm nears Philippines 13 Mins Countries across east and southeast Asia are issuing emergency alerts and ordering

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:11:00 +0200clickondetroit (en)

HONG KONG (CNN) - Countries across east and southeast Asia are issuing emergency alerts and ordering evacuations as two typhoons barrel down on the region. Around 12,000 people have been evacuated from low-lying parts of China 's Guangdong province and shipping halted ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Barijat Thursday, according to state media.

Satellite image shows nine potentially deadly storms around the globe

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 06:55:00 +0200nzherald (en)

Since the hurricane season began this summer, there have been nine named storms in the Atlantic, which is above average, Klotzbach said. There have been 15 identified storms in the Pacific since the hurricane season began. On Twitter and Facebook, users reacted to Jamaica Weather's satellite image....

BANGKOK, 13th September 2018 (NNT) – The Meteorological Department has reported that tropical storm Barijat is moving across lower China towards Vietnam today. Meteorological Department Director Chalalai Chaemphol indicated that the storm, which is ...

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 06:19:00 +0200thainews (en)

BANGKOK, 13th September 2018 (NNT) – The Meteorological Department has reported that tropical storm Barijat is moving across lower China towards Vietnam today. Meteorological Department Director Chalalai Chaemphol indicated that the storm, which is packing winds up to 70 kilometers per hour and....

12,000 residents evacuated as typhoon Barijat approaches Guangdong

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 05:56:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the 23rd typhoon of this year approaches south China 's Guangdong Province. As of 3:00 p.m., 11,998 residents living in low-lying areas and in dilapidated buildings had been evacuated.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 05:50:00 +0200manilametro (en)

As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane,....

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Barijat Affecting Southern China

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 04:46:00 +0200enn (en)

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite found that as Tropical Storm Barijat was affecting Southern China , wind shear was affecting the storm. NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite found that as Tropical Storm Barijat was affecting Southern China, wind shear was affecting the storm. Visible imagery on Sept. 12 at 1:42 a.

Thailand: Nation warned of more downpours

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 04:41:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Thailand, especially its western regions where officials are making "historic" huge discharges of water from the brimming Sri Nakarin dam, will be further hit by downpours triggered by Tropical storm " Barijat " in the South China Sea and Typhoon "Mangkhut" near the Philippines from today until next Tuesday.

12,000 residents evacuated as typhoon Barijat approaches Guangdong

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 04:39:00 +0200chinabroadcast (en)

. Nearly 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the 23rd typhoon of this year approaches south China 's Guangdong Province. Black clouds over a bridge in Shantou, Guangdong Province, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. [Photo: VCG] As of 3:00 p.m., 11,998 residents living in low-lying areas and in dilapidated buildings had been evacuated.

Typhoon Barijat lands in south China's Guangdong with strong winds

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 04:35:00 +0200ecns (en)

Barijat , the 23rd Typhoon of this year landed in Zhanjiang, south China 's Guangdong Province at around 8:30 a.m. (0030 GMT) on Thursday, bringing winds of 25 meters per second, according to local authorities. Cities in Guangdong and nearby areas will face heavy rain within the next 24 hours.

12,000 residents evacuated as typhoon Barijat approaches Guangdong

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 04:35:00 +0200ecns (en)

Nearly 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the 23rd typhoon of this year approaches south China 's Guangdong Province. As of 3:00 p.m., 11,998 residents living in low-lying areas and in dilapidated buildings had been evacuated. Work had been suspended at more than 200 construction sites, according to local authorities.

Secretary Wong convenes Civil Protection

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 03:12:00 +0200macaudailytimes (en)

T he Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak, held a meeting yesterday to discuss the response mechanism in place to address typhoon Barijat and especially in response to the upcoming super typhoon Mangkhut, the Government Information Bureau said in a statement.

4:29 Thailand on Alert by Proximity of Two Storms

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 22:50:00 +0200plenglish (en)

12 de septiembre de 2018, 16:29 Bangkok, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Thai Meteorological Department issued an alert on the approach of two strong storms, which are expected to cause torrential rains and swells. During the next six days people should be alert to flash floods, overflows and landslides, assured the institution.

Hurricane Florence is just one of nine deadly storms

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 22:45:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Hurricane Helene is currently a Category 2 storm that's unlikely to make landfall; instead, it's expected to drift out into the Atlantic after it hit cooler waters. Tropical Storm Isaac was downgraded from hurricane status on Tuesday, but still packs winds of 60 mph, so the National Hurricane Center....

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:20:00 +0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Singapore From 14 September through to 31 December, marine soil investigation works will be carried out near Banyan Basin. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.089 of 2018, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily –....

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Barijat affecting Southern China

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:10:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: Visible imagery on Sept. 12 at 1:42 a.m. EDT (0542 UTC) from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed that Barijat was being... Credit: Credit: NASA/NOAA/NRL. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found that as Tropical Storm....

Storms bring portents of heavy rains next week

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 20:25:00 +0200nationmultimedia (en)

THAILAND is bracing for a series of heavy rains brought by two approaching storms during the next seven days, while people living downstream of dams asked for thoughtful water management to minimise impacts from water discharge. The Meteorological Department released the weather warning yesterday,....

Nation warned of more downpours

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 19:56:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

Thailand, especially its western regions where officials are making "historic" huge discharges of water from the brimming Sri Nakarin dam, will be further hit by downpours triggered by Tropical storm " Barijat " in the South China Sea and Typhoon "Mangkhut" near the Philippines from today until next Tuesday.

12,000 residents evacuated as typhoon Barijat approaches Guangdong

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 19:21:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the 23rd typhoon of this year approaches south China 's Guangdong Province. As of 3:00 p.m., 11,998 residents living in low-lying areas and in dilapidated buildings had been evacuated.

Storm Barijat to devolve into depression as Mangkhut heads for South China Sea

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:47:00 +0200vnexpress (en)

Satellite image of typhoon Barijat (L) and super typhoon Mangkhut (R). Photo courtesy of VnBaolu Barijat, currently heading towards northern Vietnam, could weaken into a tropical depression Friday morning, meteorologists say. As of Wednesday morning, Barijat was approximately 510 kilometers away....

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:05:00 +0200thedenverchannel (en)

As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane,....

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:49:00 +0200wkbw (en)

As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane,....

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:45:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane,....

Strong winds from Tropical Storm Barijat hit Hong Kong but Observatory says unlikely to raise No 8 signal

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:45:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory issued the typhoon signal No 3 at 12.20pm on Wednesday as Tropical Storm Barijat moved closer to the city. The alert means strong winds are expected or are blowing generally in Hong Kong near sea level, with a sustained speed of 41km/h to 62km/h and gusts which may exceed 110km/h.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:37:00 +0200wptv (en)

As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane,....

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:29:00 +0200newschannel5 (en)

As the U.S. east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane,....

China: China, Vietnam - Tropical cyclone BARIJAT update (GDACS, JTWC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 September 2018)

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:08:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Tropical cyclone BARIJAT (NENENG in the Philippines) continued west over the South China Sea towards the coastal area of southern Guangdong Province and Hainan Island (China), as a tropical storm. On 12 September at 0.00 UTC its centre was located approximately 210 km south-east of Hong Kong (China)....

MIL-OSI China: Typhoon Barijat disrupts traffic in Hainan

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:01:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: China State Council Information Office 2. Passenger ship and train services between Guangdong and Hainan provinces in southern China will be halted as local authorities brace for the 23rd typhoon of the year. Typhoon Barijat formed Tuesday morning in the South China Sea and has been....

Super typhoon Mangkhut heads for the Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:36:00 +0200nikkei-en (en)

TOKYO -- A super typhoon is heading for the Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong, with maximum sustained winds of 240kph that many in the region fear could bring significant damage to businesses and infrastructure in the affected areas. The typhoon, named Mangkhut, is classified by the Hong Kong....

Typhoon Barijat disrupts traffic in Hainan

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:46:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAIKOU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Passenger ship and train services between Guangdong and Hainan provinces in southern China will be halted as local authorities brace for the 23rd typhoon of the year. Typhoon Barijat formed Tuesday morning in the South China Sea and has been forecasted to make landfall....

Typhoon Barijat disrupts traffic in Hainan

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:29:00 +0200ecns (en)

Passenger ship and train services between Guangdong and Hainan provinces in southern China will be halted as local authorities brace for the 23rd typhoon of the year. Typhoon Barijat formed Tuesday morning in the South China Sea and has been forecasted to make landfall in an area between western....

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines 45 Mins As the US east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:16:00 +0200news4jax (en)

(CNN) - As the US east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic....

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines 39 Mins As the US east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:09:00 +0200clickondetroit (en)

(CNN) - As the US east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known as Super Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, is currently equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic....

Torrential rains expected from two incoming storms

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:05:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

Downpours and rough seas are expected in Thailand over the next six days as two intense storms are heading towards China ’s southern shores, the Meteorological Department warned on Wednesday. Tropical Storm Barijat in the upper South China Sea was packing sustained winds around 70 kilometres per hour....

Typhoon signal No 3 issued as winds strengthen in Hong Kong with Tropical Storm Barijat’s approach

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:23:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory issued the typhoon signal No 3 at 12.20pm on Wednesday as Tropical Storm Barijat moved closer to the city. The alert means that strong winds are expected or are blowing generally in Hong Kong near sea level, with a sustained speed of 41 to 62km/h and gusts which may exceed 110km/h.

Stable weather forecast until approach of Typhoon ...

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 05:52:00 +0200focustaiwan (en)

Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) Stable weather conditions are forecast to continue around Taiwan until Typhoon Mangkhut brings rain to the country on Saturday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Wednesday. CWB forecaster Cheng Chuan-fang (程川芳) said Mangkhut, which was upgraded to a super typhoon on....

Meteorological Dept warns of effects from tropical storm Barijat, typhoon Mangkhut [EDITED]

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 05:28:00 +0200thainews (en)

BANGKOK, 12 September 2018 (NNT) – The Meteorological Department has warned tropical storm Barijat is moving west across the South China Sea and is expected to pass through Hong Kong and Hainan this September 13-14, intensifying monsoon rains across Thailand.

“Mangkhut” expected to enter PAR this afternoon

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 05:10:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

TYPHHOON “Mangkhut” continues to intensify and affect parts of Northern Luzon as it travels towards the country the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. On the recent weather bulletin published by the Phillippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), the....

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 04:29:00 +0200EC (en)

Tropical cyclone MANGKHUT, continued west over the Philippine Sea. On 11 September at 0.00 UTC its centre was approximately 2 100 km south-east of Babuyan Island (northern Philippines), with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h (intense typhoon). It is forecast to continue west-north-west,....

Kindergartens and special schools closed as Hong Kong Observatory prepares to issue typhoon signal No 3 amid Tropical Storm Barijat’s approach

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 04:16:00 +0200scmp (en)

. Classes at kindergartens and schools for children with disabilities were suspended on Wednesday, as the Hong Kong Observatory expected to issue the typhoon signal No 3 between 11am and 1pm due to the approach of Tropical Storm Barijat . These schools, however, should keep their premises open and....

Upgrade to typhoon signal No 3 possible after 10am as Tropical Storm Barijat edges closer to Hong Kong

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 03:32:00 +0200scmp (en)

Upgrade to typhoon signal No 3 possible after 10am as Tropical Storm Barijat edges closer to Hong Kong. Storm is expected to skirt about 100 to 200km south of city in the afternoon. The Hong Kong Observatory is considering issuing the typhoon signal No 3 after 10am on Wednesday as Tropical Storm Barijat edges closer to the city.

Guangdong, Hainan brace for typhoons

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 03:06:00 +0200ecns (en)

Guangdong and Hainan provinces could be hit by two typhoons in the next five days, with one expected to be the strongest of the year so far, authorities said. Barijat , the 23rd typhoon of the year, formed on the South China Sea and was increasing in strength as it moved westward at 10 to 15....

'Mangkhut' strengthens; expected to enter PAR Wednesday

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 02:43:00 +0200pna (en)

MANILA -- Typhoon "Mangkhut" gains strength as it moves closer and expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Wednesday night. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather forecaster Chris Perez said that as of 3 a.m.

PAGASA: Mangkhut continues to intensify, may enter PAR Wednesday morning

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:43:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA - Typhoon Mangkhut has continued to intensify as it churns towards the Philippines, state weather bureau PAGASA said early Wednesday morning. In PAGASA's 5 a.m. bulletin, the typhoon is now packing maximum sustained winds of 200 kilometers per hour (kph), with gusts of up to 245 kph.

Trough of 'Barijat' to bring scattered rains over northern Luzon

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:43:00 +0200pna (en)

MANILA -- The trough of tropical storm with international name " Barijat " (formerly "Neneng") will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Batanes, Babuyan Group of Island and Ilocos, the weather bureau said Tuesday. In its latest bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric,....

Hainan typhoon warning

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 20:21:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

Barijat , the 23rd typhoon this year, has formed over the South China Sea and is moving westward at a speed of 10 to 15 kilometers per hour as of yesterday, southern Hainan Province’s meteorological bureau said. The bureau has issued an alert, warning for strong gales and downpours brought by the....

Tropical Storm Barijat appears disorganized to NASA-NOAA satellite

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 19:26:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: On Sept. 11, 2018 at 2:00 a.m. EDT (0600 UTC) the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of disorganized Tropical Storm Barijat .... Credit: NOAA/NASA/NRL. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the small Tropical Storm Barijat as it continued moving west toward southern China .

Mangkhut raised to super typhoon, heads for channel

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 18:40:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Typhoon Mangkhut was yesterday upgraded to a super typhoon and would be closest to Taiwan this weekend, when it could pose a potential threat to eastern areas and the Hengchun Peninsula, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said. As of 8am yesterday, Mangkhut was 2,340km east-southeast of Oluanpi (鵝鑾鼻), traveling west at 22kph, the bureau said.

Signal No 3 to be issued if Tropical Storm Barijat edges closer to Hong Kong as Super Typhoon Mangkhut looms in distance

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:13:00 +0200scmp (en)

. The Hong Kong Observatory said it may issue typhoon signal No 3 on Wednesday if Tropical Storm Barijat edges closer to the city but it also warned Hongkongers to brace themselves for Super Typhoon Mangkhut over the weekend. On Tuesday afternoon, Mangkhut was about 2,800km away from Hong Kong in....

Typhoon Barijat heads to East Sea

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:19:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

HÀ NỘI — Typhoon Barijat , with wind speeds of up to 75km per hour, was heading for the East Sea on Tuesday morning. This is the fifth tropical storm to hit the East Sea this year. The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said that the typhoon could weaken to a tropical low-pressure....

Le typhon Barijat arrive dans le Sud de la Chine

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:09:00 +0200lecourrier (fr)

Barijat , le 23 e typhon de l'année, s'est formé en Mer Orientale mardi matin 11 septembre et se déplace vers l'Ouest à une vitesse comprise entre 10 et 15km/h, a déclaré le Bureau provincial météorologique de Hainan. Le bureau a émis une alerte, mettant en garde contre les vents violents et les....

Vietnam braces for Barijat, storm number five

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:04:00 +0200vnexpress (en)

The depression gained strength after entering the East Sea, known internationally as the South China Sea, becoming the fifth storm to form in Vietnamese waters this year. As of 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Barijat , as the storm has been named, was around 850 kilometers (528 miles) southeast of China's Hainan....

Typhoon Mangkhut intensifies yet again as it heads for PAR

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 12:59:00 +0200rappler (en)

Satellite image of Typhoon Mangkhut outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as of September 11, 2018, 5 pm. Image from NOAA. MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Mangkhut strengthened even more on Tuesday afternoon, September 11, a day before its expected entry into the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

Storm and super typhoon may bring rain and wind to HK

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:46:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

Hong Kong and surrounding areas are bracing for bad weather this week, with one storm expected to hit the coast of western Guangdong on Wednesday night and a super typhoon due on the weekend. The Hong Kong Observatory issued the Number 1 storm alert signal at 10:40am on Tuesday.

Le typhon Barijat arrive dans le sud de la Chine

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:20:00 +0200french.china.org.cn (fr)

Barijat , le 23e typhon de l'année, s'est formé en mer de Chine méridionale mardi matin et se déplace vers l'ouest à une vitesse comprise entre 10 et 15 km/h, a déclaré le Bureau provincial météorologique de Hainan. Le bureau a émis une alerte, mettant en garde contre les vents violents et les pluies....

MIL-OSI China: South China braces for Typhoon Barijat

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:30:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: China State Council Information Office 2. Barijat , the 23rd typhoon this year, has formed on the South China Sea and is moving westward at a speed of 10 to 15 km per hour as of Tuesday morning, the provincial meteorological bureau of Hainan said.

South China braces for Typhoon Barijat

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 08:55:00 +0200ecns (en)

Barijat , the 23rd typhoon this year, has formed on the South China Sea and is moving westward at a speed of 10 to 15 km per hour as of Tuesday morning, the provincial meteorological bureau of Hainan said. The bureau has issued an alert, warning against strong gales and downpours brought by the....

South China braces for Typhoon Barijat

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 08:30:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAIKOU, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Barijat , the 23rd typhoon this year, has formed on the South China Sea and is moving westward at a speed of 10 to 15 km per hour as of Tuesday morning, the provincial meteorological bureau of Hainan said. The bureau has issued an alert, warning against strong gales and....

Tropical storm prompts Signal No 1, but Super Typhoon Mangkhut likely to be bigger threat to Hong Kong

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:40:00 +0200scmp (en)

. A tropical storm prompted the Hong Kong Observatory to issue the typhoon signal No 1 on Tuesday morning, but a separate super typhoon heading towards the South China Sea is likely to have a bigger impact on the city over the weekend. The standby signal was issued at 10.40am, as Tropical Storm Barijat moved towards the western Guangdong coast.

Typhoon Mangkhut strengthens again outside PAR

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:49:00 +0200rappler (en)

Satellite image of Typhoon Mangkhut outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as of September 11, 2018, 11:30 am. Image from NOAA. MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Mangkhut intensified further on Tuesday morning, September 11, a day before its expected entry into the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

NDRRMC on red alert due to Typhoon Mangkhut

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:30:00 +0200sunstar (en)

THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) was placed on red alert status on Tuesday, September 11, in preparation for Typhoon Mangkhut, which may bring intense rain and wind particularly in northern Luzon. With the red alert on, the NDRRMC operations alert teams have been....

Tropical Storm Barijat prompts Hong Kong Observatory to issue typhoon signal No 1

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:10:00 +0200scmp (en)

. The Hong Kong Observatory issued typhoon signal No 1 at 10.40am on Tuesday. Tropical Storm Barijat was estimated to be about 460km east-southeast of the city and was forecast to move west at about 12km/h in the general direction of the western Guangdong coast.

NASA sees Tropical Storm 27W moving through Luzon Strait

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 19:38:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: At 1:10 a.m. EDT (0510 UTC) on Sept. 10, the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite looked at Tropical Storm 27W in visible light as it was moving through the... Credit: Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Luzon Strait and captured a visible image of the latest....

Storm systems bringing more rain this week

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 18:45:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

A tropical depression system just south of Oluanpi (鵝鑾鼻) is likely to turn into a tropical storm today, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday, adding that it could issue a sea alert or land alert this morning as soon as the storm forms. The storm would be named Barijat , it said.

Mangkhut upgraded to typhoon, could pose threat to...

Sun, 09 Sep 2018 15:03:00 +0200focustaiwan (en)

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) A tropical storm that formed over the Pacific was upgraded to Typhoon Mangkhut Sunday afternoon and is expected to intensify with the possibility it could reach Taiwan Saturday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast. As of 2:00 p.m.

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