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Typhoon triggers deadly landslides in Philippines, dozens trapped

Typhoon triggers deadly landslides in Philippines, dozens trapped

Landslides killed four people and trapped at least 31 others on Tuesday in a mountainous region of the Philippines, officials said, as Typhoon Yutu barrelled across the country with strong winds and rains.

Typhoon Yutu maintains strength as it nears northern Philippines

Typhoon Yutu maintains strength as it nears northern Philippines

Typhoon Yutu maintained its strength as it moved closer to the northern Philippines on Sunday, prompting authorities to warn of possible floods and landslides.

Typhoon Trami injures 56, readies direct hit on Japan mainland

Typhoon Trami injures 56, readies direct hit on Japan mainland

A powerful typhoon hurtled toward Japan's mainland Sunday after injuring dozens on southern islands, as weather officials warned that fierce winds and torrential rain could trigger landslides and floods.

Powerful typhoon batters Okinawa, churns to Japan mainland

Powerful typhoon batters Okinawa, churns to Japan mainland

A powerful typhoon pummelled Japan's southern island of Okinawa Saturday, injuring at least nine, as weather officials warned the storm would rip through the Japanese archipelago over the weekend.

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China as Philippines toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China as Philippines toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut hurtled towards Hong Kong on Sunday, lashing its coastline and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing dozens in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction ...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut -- the biggest storm of the year -- smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, and claimed its first death as a woman was swept out to sea off Taiwan.

Evacuations start as Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

Evacuations start as Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

A super typhoon roared toward the Philippines on Thursday, prompting thousands to evacuate ahead of its heavy rains and fierce winds that are set to strike at the weekend before moving on to China.

Strong typhoon churns towards Japan

Strong typhoon churns towards Japan

A powerful typhoon was churning towards Japan on Wednesday, prompting the weather agency to warn of heavy rain and strong winds and forcing airlines to cancel scores of flights.

Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon

A powerful typhoon buffeted Japan's eastern coast on Saturday evening, prompting local authorities to issue early evacuation orders, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides ...

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon Jongdari is currently packing winds of nearly 200 kilometres an hour and is forecast to hit the country's main island on Saturday night.

Thousands evacuated as Taiwan braces for Typhoon Maria

Thousands evacuated as Taiwan braces for Typhoon Maria

Taiwan evacuated thousands of residents in mountainous areas while offices and schools were closed and flights cancelled Tuesday as Typhoon Maria ...

Flights cancelled as Taiwan battens down for super typhoon

Flights cancelled as Taiwan battens down for super typhoon

Troops were deployed in some areas, with heavy rain and winds expected later on Tuesday and early on Wednesday.