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Tropical Weather Updates
Typhoon Haima Typhoon Haima made landfall yesterday over the Cagayan and Isabela provinces of the Philippines. Haima had reached an intensity equivalent to a category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale whilst east of the Philippines, but was … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Caribbean, china, Haiti, heavy rain, North India Ocean, Philippines, Storm surge, strong winds, Typhoon Haima Comments Off on Tropical Weather Updates
Taiwan preparing for violent Typhoon
A Typhoon is expected to bring flooding to parts of Taiwan and eastern China later this week with 500-700mm of rain forecast. Typhoon Soudelor is at the moment moving through the northwestern Pacific Ocean and looks likely to track across … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged china, eastern China, flooding, heavy rain, rain, Storm, Taiwan, tropical cyclone, Typhoon, Typhoon Soudelor, wind 1 Comment
One metre of rain to fall in the Bay of Bengal
Parts of the Ganges Delta have already seen over 240mm of rain in just 24 hours and coastal areas to the north of the Bay of Bengal are expected to receive over 1000mm over the coming 48 to 72 hours. … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Bangladesh, Bay of Bengal, china, flooding, France, hail, indian, monsoon, Pakistan, rainfall, South Asia, Spain, thunderstorms, tropical storm, Vietnam, wildfires, wind 3 Comments
Typhoon Utor makes landfall in southeast China
Typhoon Utor is currently a strong tropical cyclone and has recently made landfall near Yangjiang, southeast China which is approximately mid-way between Hong Kong and Zhangjiang. Utor is currently moving slowly north-northwest and is expected to continue along this track for the next three days … Continue reading
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