Tropical storm Florence lumbered inland on Saturday, knocking down trees, flooding rivers, and dumping sheets of rain in the Carolinas where five people have died.
Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour slammed into eastern India, ripping out tin roofs and destroying power and telecom lines, officials said on Sunday.
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
Southern provinces are urging fishing boats to land or seek shelter as storm Pabuk, the first storm entering the East Sea in 2019, is approaching.
A powerful typhoon headed towards Japan’s main island on Sunday forcing the cancellation or suspension of airline and train services and causing power outages and evacuations from areas still recovering from a typhoon last month.
Despite great efforts taken by Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities to fight flooding, many flood-control projects have been delayed by administrative procedures.
Localities need to be fully prepared for evacuations of residents from dangerous areas and to enact plans to ensure the safety of reservoirs as super typhoon Mangkhut bears down on the East Sea.
A strong typhoon tore through the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) along with torrential rain, killing at least 7 people, wrecking homes and triggering at least 42 landslides.
The north central province of Thanh Hoa has called for the Government’s support to help local people to overcome consequences of natural disasters and stabilise their lives.
At least seven have died or gone missing due to flooding as an impact of storm Bebinca, which landed in Vietnam on late August 16, according to initial reports from Son La, Nghe An and Thanh Hoa provinces.
Northern coastal provinces are bracing for storm Bebinca, the fourth to hit the East Sea this year, as the storm is forecast to land in the northern coastline from the Hai Phong city to Nghe An province.
PSNews –The local police forces in storm-affected provinces have actively prepared forces and means and coordinated with other functional forces to draw up plans to cope with Storm 3.
Storm Son Tinh has claimed the lives of two people and unroofed 13 houses in the central province of Ha Tinh.
Among 12-13 storms forecast to enter East Sea, up to six are forecast to directly affect the mainland in 2018, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecastings.
A tropical pressure in the East Sea has developed into a storm, with it set to be the first storm to hit Vietnam this year.
A tropical storm in the southern Philippines triggered mudslides and flash floods that killed more than 100 people, while dozens are missing, police and disaster officials said on Saturday.
The toll of Storm Damrey stood at 123 dead and missing, with an additional 324 people injured and seriously affected in central provinces, especially south-central provinces.
PSNews – The Damry (Storm No.12) landed in Dak Lak province on November 4, and swept the two districts of M’Drak and Krong Bong.
PSNews- Typhoon Doksuri (storm no.10) making a landfall to several Central provinces on September 15 has caused a huge human and material loss, according to report by the Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control.
Hurricane Jose is expected to pass east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and remain off the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to New England, while Tropical Storm Maria formed and is forecast to become a hurricane early next week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.