Latest Typhoons News

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

Oct. 14, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm in the Philippines has left dead at least 19 people, disaster response officials said Thursday. Philippine authorities say they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm...

1 dead, 21 injured as severe storm hits Hong Kong

Oct. 13, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A strong tropical storm bearing down on Hong Kong on Wednesday left one person dead and 21 others injured, as city authorities suspended classes, stock market trading and government services. Typhoon Kompasu moved across the South China Sea before...

1 dead, others trapped after Hong Kong scaffolding collapses

Oct. 08, 2021 06:50 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — One worker died and others were trapped Friday when a major rainstorm blew traditional bamboo scaffolding off the side of a building under construction in Hong Kong, officials and reports said. The southern Chinese city was battered by heavy rain and...

Death toll in Cyclone Shaheen rises to 14 after body found

Oct. 07, 2021 06:01 AM EDT

DUBAI. United Arab Emirates (AP) — The death toll from Cyclone Shaheen that crashed through Oman rose Thursday to 14 after the sultanate found the body of someone missing since the storm. Omani state television made the announcement, raising the total number of dead in...

Death toll in Cyclone Shaheen now 13 as storm churns in Oman

Oct. 04, 2021 07:53 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The death toll from Cyclone Shaheen rose to 13 on Monday while other fishermen from Iran remained missing as the storm moved further inland into Oman and weakened. Authorities in Oman said they found the body of a man who disappeared...

Puerto Ricans fume as outages threaten health, work, school

Oct. 03, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Not a single hurricane has hit Puerto Rico this year, but hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. territory feel like they’re living in the aftermath of a major storm: Students do homework by the light of dying cellphones, people who depend on insulin or...

Strong typhoon near Tokyo disrupts some flights, trains

Oct. 01, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon pounded Japan and some of its eastern islands Friday with gusts and downpours of rain, grounding some domestic flights and halting trains. The Tokyo area was getting heavy rain and blowing wind at midday, but no injuries have been reported. ...

Flights restored as Typhoon Chanthu lingers off Shanghai

Sep. 14, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Transport links in the Chinese commercial hub of Shanghai were largely restored Tuesday as a typhoon remained offshore. Typhoon Chanthu brought high winds and rain to the country’s largest city and the surrounding region, but not at the level it would...

Shanghai cuts transport as Typhoon Chanthu moves up coast

Sep. 13, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Flights and trains were canceled in Shanghai, China's largest city, as Typhoon Chanthu moved up the Chinese coast Monday after bringing heavy rain and wind to Taiwan. Local media reported all flights were suspended from Shanghai’s two airports. Some...

Typhoon pours 5 inches of rain on Taiwan, heads for Shanghai

Sep. 12, 2021 05:39 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Typhoon Chanthu drenched Taiwan with heavy rain Sunday as the storm’s center passed the island’s east coast heading for Shanghai. On the Chinese mainland, the government issued a typhoon warning for Shanghai and warned of possible torrential...