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2016 Typhoon Season in the Western Pacific

Super Typhoon Chaba
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Super Typhoon Chaba

On October 4, 2016, Typhoon Chaba was headed north between the Japanese mainland and South Korea. Authorities in the area expected flash flooding, structural damage, and power outages.

Published Oct 4, 2016

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Typhoon Megi Passes Taiwan
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Typhoon Megi Passes Taiwan

The storm is the most recent is the fourth to have battered Taiwan in recent weeks.

Published Sep 28, 2016

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Typhoon Megi
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Typhoon Megi

For the third time in a month, a powerful tropical cyclone is bearing down on Taiwan.

Published Sep 26, 2016

Atmosphere Severe Storms Human Presence

Typhoon Malakas Over Japan
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Typhoon Malakas Over Japan

Clouds from Super Typhoon Malakas blanketed Japan as the storm made landfall on the island of Kyushu.

Published Sep 20, 2016

Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Human Presence

Typhoon Malakas
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Typhoon Malakas

Typhoon Malakas approached Japan and made landfall as a category-3 storm.

Published Sep 19, 2016

Atmosphere Severe Storms

Typhoon Meranti Moves Toward China
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Typhoon Meranti Moves Toward China

It is one of the three strongest typhoons to be recorded in the region, according to news sources.

Published Sep 14, 2016

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms Human Presence

Super Typhoon Meranti
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Super Typhoon Meranti

The category 5 storm neared Taiwan on September 13, 2016.

Published Sep 14, 2016

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Typhoon Lionrock
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Typhoon Lionrock

For the second time in nine days, Japan has been pounded by a tropical storm.

Published Aug 29, 2016

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Typhoon Mindulle over Japan
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Typhoon Mindulle over Japan

Soaking rains drenched Tokyo.

Published Aug 22, 2016

Atmosphere Severe Storms

Typhoon Nida
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Typhoon Nida

Typhoon Nida brought strong winds and rain to southern China, causing travel delays in Hong Kong.

Published Aug 2, 2016

Water Severe Storms