July 12, 2013. Taiwan prepares for strong typhoon Soulik. Wind speed in the central part of sometimes more than 200 kilometers per hour. Friday morning the epicenter of the typhoon was located approximately four hundred kilometers to the south-east of the island's capital of Taipei.
It is expected that when disaster strikes on the night of Saturday, more than others may suffer the north of Taiwan.
On Friday here by the authorities have closed schools and administrative offices. Private large and small business itself, as it may, is preparing for the arrival of the typhoon.
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July 13, 2013. At least one person was killed and 31 wounded in a typhoon that struck the island of Taiwan. Hundreds of thousands of homes were left without electricity, more than 8,000 people evacuated. Hurricane is also accompanied by heavy rains. After passing through Taiwan, "Solik" headed towards the provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian in the east of China.
Red danger: China and Japan are waiting for the 9-meter tsunami
July 12, 2013. In China and Japan are waiting for typhoon «Soulik»Which could trigger a tsunami height of nine meters. Due to the impending Read more [...]
Two small earthquakes recorded in the Pacific Ocean near the Kuril Islands and Taiwan.
"The first earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred on Monday at 23:51 Sakhalin time (16:51 MSK) at 423 km north-east of. Iturup. The second quake registered 4 on Tuesday at 0:12 Sakhalin time (17:12 MSK) at 102 km south-east of. Shikotan, "- said the agency" Interfax - Far East ", the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Sakhalin region. Both earthquakes in settlements Kurils were not felt.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred on Tuesday in Taiwan, according to news service Sina. Aftershocks Read more [...]
The victims of the cold snap in Taiwan began to at least 14 people, wrote on Monday, news service Sina. The thermometer in the largest Chinese island overnight fell to 7 ° C, which in this region is considered to be unprecedented for the December cold.
Due to hypothermia only in the capital Taipei died 14 people, the statistics for other areas of the island is not given. The victims are mostly cold people venerable age: all the victims from 50 to 89 years.
Forecasters predict that the cold weather on the island so far will continue. It is predicted that by the middle of the week, the thermometer Read more [...]
On Tuesday, the Taiwan earthquake of magnitude 5.6 points. The epicenter of the quake was located off the east coast of the island, 19 km from the city of Hualien, Taiwan SEISMIC reported. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
Taiwan is located in one of the most seismically dangerous zones of East Asia, and regular earthquakes pose a significant threat to the island of 23 million population
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The earthquake that occurred 70 km from the second largest city in Taiwan, Kaohsiung, has led to disruptions in the movement of trains on the local subway and suspension of high-speed rail link between the southern and northern parts of the island. On this March 4 reports AFP.
Residents of Kaohsiung, near which there was an earthquake, reported that the city's building literally «trembling» because of the disaster that sowed panic among the residents. No casualties have not yet been reported. We only know that the injury was one person — it has fallen tree.
In the nearby Read more [...]
Hillside collapsed on the main highway in Keelung, Taiwan. As a result, three cars were buried under the ground. Authorities blamed the incident long rains, and could not find the drivers. (National Airborne Service Corps / Associated Press)
In Taiwan, came down from the mountain landslide collapsed on the National Highway. As a result, about 300 meters flyovers were under the rubble of earth and mud.
At the moment of the scene being excavated. It is unknown whether there is a car under the rubble.
According to the Prime Minister Wu Den-Uiha message about the incident was received at 14:35 local Read more [...]
August 30, 2013. Tropical storm Kong-Rey\" is deleted from Taiwan and, apparently, concentrating on Japan. Precipitation brought by the storm could cause flooding.
In the coastal cities of Taiwan Jiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung flood waters rise up to the second floors of buildings. In class cancelled several trains from nursing homes evacuated 29 people.
According to the forecasts of meteorologists, on Saturday Kong-Rey will appeal to the Japanese island of Kyushu, and then head towards the island of Honshu. Throughout the weekend there is expected rainfall, according to the portal AccuWeather.com.
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September 18, 2010 - Typhoon Hanapi (12W) in the Pacific Ocean
Typhoon \"Fnapi\" fell today on the southern Japanese archipelago Sakishima. According to Euronews, with reference to the Japanese meteorological Agency, the wind speed at the epicenter of up to 28 m/s
According to weather forecasts, in the evening the cyclone will significantly increase. The average wind speed inside it will increase to 40 m/s with gusts will reach 60 m/s wave Height at the coast of the southern Japanese Islands will be 11 metres.
In the coming days \"Fnapi\" will appeal to the southern Islands of Japan (Ryukyu Read more [...]
At least 107 people were injured because of natural disasters on the island of Taiwan, on Sunday struck first in 2010, a powerful Typhoon Fanapi, said on Monday Reuters. Earlier it was reported on 19 patients.
According to the Taiwan center for the elimination of consequences of emergency situations, many of the victims was cut with shards of broken glass or has been injured after falling from a motorcycle.
According to meteorologists, when the Typhoon hit Taiwan, the speed of wind gusts in places exceeded 162 kilometers per hour. On the southern tip of the island fell to 542 mm of precipitation, Read more [...]
The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.2 fixed on Tuesday on the island of Taiwan, according to the Chinese Xinhua news Agency.
Tremors were recorded in the North-East of the island 7.16 Beijing time (03.16 MSC). The epicenter of the underground strike, according to the U.S. geological survey, was located and the depth of 108,9 kilometers.
Information about possible damage and casualties not reported.
In September 1999 Taiwan earthquake of a magnitude of 7.6 killed about 2.4 thousand people. In December 2006 the quake damaged several communication cables off the coast of the island, Read more [...]
About 400 tourists were trapped on the coastal highway in Taiwan due to strong landslides triggered by Typhoon «Magee», reports the associated Press.
According to the Ministry of transport of the country, three cars fell off a muddy road in the ravine. According to the Agency the Minister Mao Chi-To, the incident, none of the passengers were not injured.
For evacuation of people from areas of natural disasters the government of Taiwan has identified several helicopters were vague highway arrived military and special equipment. According to the Minister of transport of the country Read more [...]
In the North-East of the island of giant mud flows literally washed away one of the Buddhist temples. At the moment, by order of the authorities closed all ports, and suspended flights. The Typhoon came from the Philippines two days ago. As a result of heavy rains and gusty winds killed at least nine people.
The storm brought to the country torrential rains and strong winds. Damaged houses, flooded vast areas. Most of the roads are simply destroyed. Streams of water and mud endure even heavy vehicles. And some cars after tornadoes look like they were in a terrible accident.
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on may 27. On Thursday Typhoon \"Songda\" gained strength of severe Typhoon. The average wind speed near the center exceeded 200 km/h on the Eve of the super Typhoon passed the North-Eastern part of the Philippine island of Lesson and now shifts to the North East of Taiwan.
The meteorological service of China declared a storm warning on the powerful waves. As expected, 27-28 may in the waters of the East China sea, North-East of the South China sea and the Taiwan Strait wave height can reach 3-5 meters.
Source: Gismeteo Read more [...]
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