Showing posts with label Typhoon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Typhoon. Show all posts

Dec 14, 2015

Melor makes landfall off Philippines coast with 95 mph speeds, thousands evacuated

Typhoom Melor locally known as Nona has struck Philippines today bringing with it heavy rain and winds reaching speeds upto 95 mph.

Hundreds and thousands of people are reported to be evacuated from the low lying areas and moved to safer places. It is approximated about 20 Typhoons pass through Philipines each year.

In 2013 too several people lost their lives due to Typhoon Haiyan which struck on Nov 2 2013 and it's effects continued till November 11 of the same month. Typhoon Melor is reported to have slammed the coastal areas and will make several landfalls across the archipelago. 

Authorities are taking all precautions putting in more relief and rescue operations and other necessities.

Typhoon threatens central Philipines, 750000 evacuated - India Today


Oct 6, 2013

Typhoon Fitow makes landfall on the east China coast.

Typhoon Fitow has made the landfall as reported in the media world wide, China earlier issued a red alert on Sunday, and evacuated thousands of people from vulnerable areas along the east coast of the country. Fishing vessels were recalled and an alert has been sounded all along the coast for the fisherman to not to venture into the sea.

The typhoon appears to have weakened after the landfall from the satellite images. There is still no clear picture about the impact.

Typhoon Fitow makes landfall in East China-Xinhua   
Latest Satellite pictures of the typhoon Fitowa from