News tagged with typhoon

NASA tracks intensifying Typhoon Hagupit

Typhoon Hagupit continues to intensify as it continued moving through Micronesia on Dec. 3 triggering warnings. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and captured an image of the strengthening storm while ...

Dec 03, 2014
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Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan

Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.

Oct 11, 2014
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The legend of the kamikaze typhoons

In the late 13th century, Kublai Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire, launched one of the world's largest armada of its time in an attempt to conquer Japan. Early narratives describe the decimation and dispersal ...

Dec 09, 2014
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400-year-old Hong Kong tree to be chopped down

A 400-year-old banyan tree in Hong Kong will be cut down, authorities said Friday, after being hit by a fungal disease brought on when a park development starved its roots of oxygen and nutrients.

Aug 24, 2013
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