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#Typhoon

# typhoon - Monday 11 November, 2013

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon

Nov 11th 2013, 8:28 AM 8,860 Views 21 Comments

Charities are warning that the death toll – currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# typhoon - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
# Philippines
# Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,952 Views 126 Comments

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'

Nov 10th 2013, 1:18 PM 15,623 Views 10 Comments

Plan Ireland has launched an emergency appeal, commenting that reports have underestimated the numbers of people who will need help to repair their homes and get their lives back on track.

Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone

Nov 10th 2013, 8:18 AM 15,152 Views 14 Comments

Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.

# typhoon - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000

Nov 9th 2013, 9:28 AM 6,087 Views 9 Comments

The typhoon moved on to Vietnam today.

# typhoon - Friday 8 November, 2013

Powerful typhoon sweeps through Philippines, kills three and wrecks homes
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Powerful typhoon sweeps through Philippines, kills three and wrecks homes

Nov 8th 2013, 9:25 PM 14,483 Views 10 Comments

The death toll from the storm could rise further as at least one other man is missing.

One of the most powerful typhoons on record hits Philippines
# Natural Disaster
# Natural Disaster

One of the most powerful typhoons on record hits Philippines

Nov 8th 2013, 6:52 AM 12,132 Views 18 Comments

Super Typhoon Haiyan – with winds of 315km/ph – smashed into coastal communities before dawn today.

# typhoon - Monday 7 October, 2013

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast
# China
# China

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast

Oct 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,811 Views 6 Comments

At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.

# typhoon - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Flights cancelled and nuclear power plant on alert as typhoon hits China
# Asia
# Asia

Flights cancelled and nuclear power plant on alert as typhoon hits China

Sep 22nd 2013, 3:53 PM 7,842 Views 2 Comments

Hong Kong International Airport said 370 arriving and departing flights were cancelled and another 64 delayed.

# typhoon - Friday 12 July, 2013

More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides
# China
# China

More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides

Jul 12th 2013, 9:45 PM 4,489 Views 3 Comments

The country is braced for an approaching typhoon, while the flood alert status has been raised on the Yangtze river.

# typhoon - Thursday 6 December, 2012

350 dead, 400 missing in Philippine typhoon
# Bopha
# Bopha

350 dead, 400 missing in Philippine typhoon

Dec 6th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,717 Views 6 Comments

At least 200 of the victims died in Compostela Valley alone, including 78 villagers and soldiers who perished in a flash flood.

# typhoon - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

238 dead, hundreds missing following Philippines typhoon
# Philippines
# Philippines

238 dead, hundreds missing following Philippines typhoon

Dec 5th 2012, 8:06 AM 2,964 Views 4 Comments

Typhoon Bopha slammed into the southern island of Mindanao yesterday, leading to scenes of utter devastation.

# typhoon - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Typhoon Bopha kills at least 40 in Philippines
# Bopha
# Bopha

Typhoon Bopha kills at least 40 in Philippines

Dec 4th 2012, 3:20 PM 2,414 Views 3 Comments

The villagers and soldiers drowned when torrents of water dumped by the powerful typhoon rushed down a mountain, engulfing the victims.

# typhoon - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland
# Japan
# Japan

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland

Sep 30th 2012, 12:48 PM 5,361 Views 1 Comment

A 29-year-old man was swept away by high waves when Jelawat hit Okinawa and was later confirmed dead, while at least 140 people were injured.

# typhoon - Friday 28 September, 2012

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians
# Team Ireland
From The42
# Team Ireland

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians

Sep 28th 2012, 6:50 PM 880 Views 0 Comments

Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.

# typhoon - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

In photos: Philippines battered by Typhoon Saola
# Flooding
# Flooding

In photos: Philippines battered by Typhoon Saola

Jul 31st 2012, 11:55 AM 3,885 Views 1 Comment

At least eight killed and tens of thousands displaced by Pacific storm.

# typhoon - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,750 Views 6 Comments

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# typhoon - Monday 26 December, 2011

Irish aid arrives in Philippines after Typhoon Washi
# Emergency
# Emergency

Irish aid arrives in Philippines after Typhoon Washi

Dec 26th 2011, 4:01 PM 1,331 Views 1 Comment

The tents and blankets were sent in the wake of the devastating typhoon which killed over 1,000 earlier this month.

# typhoon - Monday 3 October, 2011

Floods recede slowly in storm-battered Philippines
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Floods recede slowly in storm-battered Philippines

Oct 3rd 2011, 9:33 AM 123 Views 0 Comments

At least 56 people have been killed after two back-to-back typhoons hit the Philippines over the weekend.

# typhoon - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Video: Seven killed, thousands evacuated as typhoon strikes Philippines
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Video: Seven killed, thousands evacuated as typhoon strikes Philippines

Sep 27th 2011, 8:48 AM 421 Views 3 Comments

Gusts of up to 170km an hour and heavy rainfall are causing serious flooding and power cuts across the capital Manila.

# typhoon - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Japan typhoon kills 13 and dumps rain in tsunami zone
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Japan typhoon kills 13 and dumps rain in tsunami zone

Sep 21st 2011, 8:50 PM 164 Views 1 Comment

Officials at the earthquake-ravaged Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant have said the worst is now over.

# typhoon - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Typhoon dumps record rainfall and kills 20 in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

Typhoon dumps record rainfall and kills 20 in Japan

Sep 4th 2011, 7:22 PM 210 Views 2 Comments

At least 50 people are reported to be missing.

# typhoon - Friday 18 March, 2011

Libya calls immediate ceasefire following UN no-fly resolution
# Libya
# Libya

Libya calls immediate ceasefire following UN no-fly resolution

Mar 18th 2011, 12:51 PM 1,111 Views 0 Comments

Libya’s foreign minister says his country will halt all military action – just hours after the UN votes to impose a no-fly zone.

# typhoon - Monday 18 October, 2010

Super typhoon hits the Philippines
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Super typhoon hits the Philippines

Oct 18th 2010, 10:52 AM 230 Views 0 Comments

Thousands flee as the strongest typhoon in four years slams the northeastern Philippines.

# typhoon - Sunday 17 October, 2010

Hundreds evacuated as Philippines braces for typhoon
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Hundreds evacuated as Philippines braces for typhoon

Oct 17th 2010, 1:27 PM 189 Views 0 Comments

Typhoon Megi travelling with winds reaching over 140 miles per hour.