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Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent winds, heavy rain

Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent winds, heavy rain

A powerful typhoon that officials warned could bring record rains and gusts strong enough to flip cars slammed into southern Japan on Sunday, prompting authorities to urge millions to seek shelter.

Typhoon misery for Philippines on holiday season

Typhoon misery for Philippines on holiday season

Typhoon Phanfone pummelled the central Philippines on Christmas Day, bringing a wet and miserable holiday season to millions in the mainly Catholic nation.

SEA Games organisers say 'ready' for Typhoon Kammuri

SEA Games organisers say 'ready' for Typhoon Kammuri

Southeast Asian Games venues and officials in the Manila region are ‘ready’, competition organisers said Monday, as powerful Typhoon Kammuri churned toward the Philippines.

Evacuations in Philippines as typhoon cancels SEA Games event

Evacuations in Philippines as typhoon cancels SEA Games event

The Philippines has begun evacuating thousands of people, local officials said Sunday, as a powerful typhoon rumbling in from the Pacific forced Southeast Asian Games organisers to cancel or reschedule some events.

Two dead, one missing in landslides weeks after typhoon hit Japan

Two dead, one missing in landslides weeks after typhoon hit Japan

Two people were killed and another person was missing in landslides on Friday, local officials and news reports said, as Japan was hit by heavy rains just two weeks after a deadly typhoon barrelled through the country.

Japan allocates millions in aid for typhoon-hit regions

Japan allocates millions in aid for typhoon-hit regions

Japan's government said Wednesday it would set aside millions of dollars to help areas devastated by Typhoon Hagibis, which killed more than 70 people across the country.

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing ...

Japan rescuers wade in muddy waters to find typhoon survivors

Japan rescuers wade in muddy waters to find typhoon survivors

Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, as officials warned of more rain later in the day.

At least 26 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

At least 26 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

Tens of thousands of rescuers were working through Sunday night to reach people feared trapped in Japan by landslides and floods caused by a powerful typhoon

Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain

Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis barrelled through Japan Saturday, killing at least two people and lashing large parts of the country with "unprecedented" rain that caused floods

Japan's capital braces for what could be worst typhoon in 60 years

Japan's capital braces for what could be worst typhoon in 60 years

A powerful typhoon approached Japan on Friday, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, shutting down stores

Woman killed as strong typhoon lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

Woman killed as strong typhoon lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years hit just east of Tokyo on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain ...