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Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China: state media
Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China: state media

Typhoon Soudelor killed 14 people in eastern China and four are missing after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century.

Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China: state media
China evacuates over 865,000 as super typhoon nears
China evacuates over 865,000 as super typhoon nears

Super typhoon Chan-hom barrelled towards eastern China near commercial hub Shanghai, prompting the evacuation of more than 865,000 people.

China evacuates over 865,000 as super typhoon nears
24,000 to be evacuated as typhoon closes in on Philippines
24,000 to be evacuated as typhoon closes in on Philippines

Around 24,000 people from the Philippines were being evacuated with Typhoon Maysak a day away from potentially striking the country's northeast coast.

24,000 to be evacuated as typhoon closes in on Philippines
State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia
State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia

An emergency was declared in the Micronesian state of Chuuk as Super Typhoon Maysak cut a destructive path across the central Pacific.

State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.

Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast
Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears
Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears

Heavy rain and strong winds began to hit the eastern Philippines ahead of a giant storm threatening more devastation to areas yet to recover from a super typhoon.

Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears
Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines
Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines

Thousands of people in the Philippines sought shelter inmakeshift evacuation centresas monster Typhoon Hagupit bore down on the disaster-weary nation.

Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines
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Natural disasters killed over 22,000 in 2013: Red Cross

Natural disasters claimed over 22,000 lives last year, with Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines the deadliest of all, the Red Cross said.

Natural disasters killed over 22,000 in 2013: Red Cross
Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan
Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan

Powerful typhoon Vongfong barrelled into Japan's main islands, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 500 flights were grounded.

Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan
Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan
Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan

Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.

Powerful typhoon churns towards Japan
US military officials feared dead as typhoon slams into Japan
US military officials feared dead as typhoon slams into Japan

Typhoon Phanfone made landfall in central Japan, slamming into the archipelago with winds of 180 kilometres per hour and making a beeline for Tokyo.

US military officials feared dead as typhoon slams into Japan
Typhoon Halong leaves up to 10 dead in Japan: reports
Typhoon Halong leaves up to 10 dead in Japan: reports

As many as 10 people died and dozens were injured when Typhoon Halong slammed into the Japanese archipelago over the weekend.

Typhoon Halong leaves up to 10 dead in Japan: reports
Flights grounded as Typhoon Halong heads for south Japan
Flights grounded as Typhoon Halong heads for south Japan

A strong typhoon lashed large areas of southwest Japan on Saturday, grounding some 460 flights and stranding thousands of holidaymakers.

Flights grounded as Typhoon Halong heads for south Japan
Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo
Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo

Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo
Typhoon power woes in Philippines as death toll hits 38
Typhoon power woes in Philippines as death toll hits 38

Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power on Thursday after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the capital and wrecked flimsy rural homes, claiming at least 38 lives.

Typhoon power woes in Philippines as death toll hits 38
Deadly typhoon shuts down Philippine capital
Deadly typhoon shuts down Philippine capital

Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on Wednesday as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least four lives and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate.

Deadly typhoon shuts down Philippine capital
Downgraded typhoon heading toward Fukushima plant
Downgraded typhoon heading toward Fukushima plant

Tropical storm Neoguri churned toward the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Japan's east coast after leaving several people dead and causing havoc in other parts of the country.

Downgraded typhoon heading toward Fukushima plant
Typhoon Neoguri bears down on Japanese mainland
Typhoon Neoguri bears down on Japanese mainland

Typhoon Neoguri bore down on the Japanese mainland after slamming into the southern Okinawa island chain, killing two people and leaving a trail of damage.

Typhoon Neoguri bears down on Japanese mainland
Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter
Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter

Japan braced Tuesday for one of its worst storms in years as typhoon Neoguri barrelled towards the southern Okinawa island chain, with the national weather agency issuing its highest alert and nearly half-a-million people urged to take shelter.

Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter
Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN
Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN

Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season.

Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN