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Tag Archives: Haiyan
Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in Philippines
Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in the eastern Philippines, on a very similar track to the one forecast on Friday. Hagupit (known as Ruby locally in the Philippines) made landfall in the central/east part of the island of Samar, at … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flash flooding, Haiyan, heavy rain, JMA, landslides, PAGASA, Philippines, Storm surge, Typhoo Haiyan, Typhoon Hagupit, Typhoon Ruby Comments Off on Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in Philippines
Typhoon Hagupit threatens the Philippines
The typhoon season in the western North Pacific usually peaks in September and October. However, late season typhoons are not rare and this year Typhoon Hagupit has formed in December and poses a threat to the Philippines. Hagupit developed in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, Hagupit, Haiyan, Japan Meteorological Agency, Met Office Storm Tracker, pacific, PAGASA, Philippines, Storm surges, Typhoon Comments Off on Typhoon Hagupit threatens the Philippines