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Storm Barijat to devolve into depression as Mangkhut heads for South China Sea

Barijat, currently heading towards northern Vietnam, could weaken into a tropical depression Friday morning, meteorologists say.

Vietnam braces for storm Barijat

A tropical depression that has escalated to a storm is forecast to hit Vietnam’s north and central provinces ...

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 
September 08, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Typhoon slices through western Japan, killing at least six

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than a million people and canceled hundreds of flights as Typhoon Jebi sliced across the west Tuesday. 
September 05, 2018 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Storm Bebinca weakens, Vietnam remains on alert

Typhoon Bebinca weakened into a tropical depression en route to Vietnam’s central region on Friday morning.
August 17, 2018 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam mobilizes half a million people as Bebinca gets close

With typhoon Bebinca set to make landfall Friday morning, Vietnamese authorities are mobilizing all forces to mitigate its impacts.
August 16, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Northern Vietnam braces for yet another tropical storm

Storm Bebinca could deposit 250-350mm of rainfall on northern Vietnam when it hits the region on Thursday.
August 13, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

China evacuates 200,000 as typhoon hits east coast

China evacuated more than 200,000 people as a typhoon made landfall on its eastern coast late on Sunday, state media said.
August 13, 2018 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

A powerful typhoon is on track to batter parts of western Japan that were hit earlier this month by devastating flooding and landslides.
July 27, 2018 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Storm-hit Vietnamese village in dire need of school for ethnic kids

Ethnic children in the impoverished Quang Nam are studying in temporary classrooms made from steel frames and canvas.
April 16, 2018 | 01:13 pm GMT+7

Southern Vietnam prepares for Typhoon Tembin to hit late on Christmas

Tough measures have been enforced to evacuate residents in the Mekong Delta, which is highly vulnerable to landslides. 
December 25, 2017 | 06:17 pm GMT+7

Deadly typhoon Tembin weakens, but Vietnam remains wary

Winds are expected to slow down to 75 kph upon making landfall, but forecasters warn at-risk residents against relaxing vigilance.
December 25, 2017 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Mass evacuations in southern Vietnam as Typhoon Tembin nears

Students have been told to stay at home and around 650,000 people are being evacuated in southern Vietnam. 
December 24, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Top tourist town Hoi An left in a mess as typhoon water recedes in central Vietnam

Garbage and mud need to be cleaned up before the town welcomes APEC visitors this weekend.
November 09, 2017 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Typhoon Damrey kills 106 in Vietnam, reservoirs brimming

As residents of central Vietnam are cleaning up after Damrey, more flooding looms with water being released from 49 reservoirs.
November 08, 2017 | 10:28 pm GMT+7
 
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