Typhoon Mangkhut Shuts Down the 8th Busiest Airport in the World, Hong Kong

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling winds at speeds of 180 mph towards 37 million people across Asia

AP Photo/Aaron Favila Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling through the Pacific, boasting 180 mph winds threatening millions of people across Asia in what is estimated to be one of the strongest systems on record.  Nearly 37 million people are estimated to be in the storm’s path, according to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.  Mangkhut, […]

Flights Canceled, Waivers Issued as Super Typhoon Mangkhut Barrels Toward Philippines

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Dozens dead & 40,000 houses damaged as typhoon hits Vietnam ahead of intl APEC summit (PHOTOS)

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 09:02 Edited time: 5 Nov, 2017 09:04 At least 27 people have been killed and tens of thousands evacuated after Typhoon Damrey struck Vietnam, officials say. The storm hit the country just days before world leaders are scheduled to meet for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. The typhoon made […]

VIDEO: The shocking moment a Eurofighter Typhoon airshow display ended with the jet crashing into the sea

A test pilot died after crashing his Eurofighter Typhoon into the ocean during an airshow in Italy. The incident occurred on Sunday, but different angles of the crash caught on video by many spectators are now appearing on YouTube and social media channels. Astonishing footage shows the pilot pulling aerobatic maneuvers before turning into a […]

Qatar to buy 24 Typhoon jets from UK’s BAE Systems

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar’s defense minister has signed a letter of intent to purchase 24 Typhoon jets from British defense group BAE Systems, in a move that could anger other Gulf countries boycotting Doha. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar on June 5, suspending […]

Typhoon Hato’s death toll has risen to 12 after battering Hong Kong and Macau

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Hong Kong (AFP) – The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers. Eight died in the worst-hit gambling hub of Macau, where local media showed cars underwater and people swimming along what […]

Astronauts can see ‘super typhoon’ Noru from space, and their photos are incredible

Typhoon Noru is barreling northwest across the Pacific Ocean and taking aim at Japan, and possibly Korea or China, this weekend. Forecasters are intently tracking the storm. As of Sunday, it was a category 5 super typhoon with 160 mph winds — equivalent to a category 2 hurricane and currently the most powerful storm on […]

ISS astronauts snap spellbinding super Typhoon Noru from space (PHOTOS)

Published time: 1 Aug, 2017 20:31 Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have been sharing some awe-inspiring images of one of the strongest storms of the year so far – super Typhoon Noru. Typhoon Noru is expected to make landfall around southern Japan this weekend, bringing an end to “a long and strange journey […]