M 5.9 in China on 07 Aug 2019 21:28 UTC

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Philippines: DILG thanks Chinese Embassy for P10M Batanes earthquake cash relief, mulls DRRM partnership with China

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 08:34:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today received P10-million cash assistance from the government of the People's Republic of China for the rehabilitation and relief of over 2,000 victims of the twin earthquakes that hit the province of Batanes on July 27, 2019.

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 04:41:00 +0200uniindia (en)

At least 28 dead after Typhoon Lekima lands in east China UN Security Council condemns car bomb attack in Libya "To Congress with love", tweets BJP on Sonia's taking over as interim Cong chief Days after 'exchange' of words on Art 370, Dr Jaishankar to visit China UN chief condemns car bomb attack....

Play 13 dead, one million evacuated in China after Typhoon Lekima makes landfall

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 14:16:00 +0200ibtimes-in (en)

At least 18 people were killed due to a landslide triggered by typhoon Lekima in eastern China 's Zhejiang Province. A million people have been forced to evacuate their homes and China's National Meteorological Center issued an orange alert for the typhoon.

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed on Friday as super typhoon approaches

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 04:32:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday (Aug 9) as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancellations and landslide warnings shortly after Typhoon Lekima, which is packing maximum winds of 234kmh, is expected to hit....

Typhoon Lekima latest: Terrifying satellite images as mega storm makes landfall

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 22:10:00 +0200express (en)

Lekima made landfall at around 1am local time on Saturday (6pm Friday BST). The storm is expected to weaken as its moves inland, but not before dumping catastrophic amounts of rain and punishing winds. Chinese authorities have issued a red alert and thousands are prepared to evacuate.

Typhoon Lekima, earthquake kill two

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:47:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Typhoon Lekima, which sideswiped northern Taiwan from late Thursday through early yesterday, and a strong earthquake on Thursday morning left two people dead, 11 injured and more than 3,000 homes without electricity overnight, the Central Emergency Operations Center said.

China on red alert as super Typhoon Lekima bears down on coast sparking evacuations

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:25:00 +0200themirror (en)

Super typhoon Lekima will strike mainland China on Friday, and authorities have issued a red alert for the massive storm with mass evacuations and hundreds of cancelled flights. The typhoon will head towards China's central region on early Saturday and turn in north, in what officials say is the country's strongest typhoon since 2014.

MAKING WAVES China typhoon - where is Super Typhoon Lekima and could it hit the UK? CHINA has issued a 'red alert' as the strongest storm in five years looked set to wreak havoc in eastern Asia. Twin typhoons Lekima and Crosa are so close to each other it's impossible to forecast exactly which path they'll choose. Here's what we know so far.

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 14:49:00 +0200thesun (en)

The site's senior meteorologist Dave Houk said: "Areas from northern Taiwan to eastern China look to bear the brunt of Lekima through Sunday." Mr Houk said that storms of up to 135mph were possible over open water or at coastal locations. Elsewhere, the northern tip of Taiwan to the cities of....

China On Red Alert As Typhoon Nears

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 13:47:00 +0200leadership (en)

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China ’s Zhejiang province on Saturday.

Typhoon Lekima, strong quake leave 2 dead, 9 injur...

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 13:42:00 +0200focustaiwan (en)

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) Typhoon Lekima, which sideswiped northern Taiwan from late Thursday through early Friday, together with a strong quake Thursday morning, left at least two people dead, nine injured and more than 3,000 homes without electricity overnight, according to the Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC).

China alert over approaching Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:16:00 +0200thestarkenya (en)

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 09:43:00 +0200waltainfo (en)

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed as typhoon nears

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 09:30:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Taipei: Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancellations and landslide warnings shortly after an earthquake of magnitude 6 struck. Typhoon Lekima, which is packing maximum winds of 234 km per....

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 08:40:00 +0200nation-ke (en)

A flag warning about rough seas is pictured next to a beach in Suao, Yilan county, as Typhoon Lekima approaches off the shores of eastern Taiwan on August 8, 2019. PHOTO | SAM YEH | AFP In Summary. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to....

Eastern China on red alert as super typhoon Lekima approaches mainland

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 08:13:00 +0200scmp (en)

Ships return to harbour at Zhoushan in Zhejiang province as authorities warn of super typhoon Lekima’s approach. Photo: Xinhua. Eastern China on red alert as super typhoon Lekima approaches mainland. Weather bureau says Lekima is strongest typhoon since 2014; Authorities batten down hatches with....

China issues red alert as typhoon nears

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:19:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Image copyright EPA Image caption Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, has been hit by heavy rain. Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

MIL-OSI China: 6.0-magnitude quake hits southwestern Turkey

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:59:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit Turkey’s southwestern province of Denizli on Thursday, but no casualties have been reported so far. The tremor happened in the Bozkurt district at 2:25 p.m. local time (1125 GMT), the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said in an announcement posted on its website.

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:44:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright EPA Image caption Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, has been hit by heavy rain. Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:22:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

TAIPEI: A powerful typhoon was expected to hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the island. Typhoon Lekima, categorised at the strongest typhoon level by Taiwan’s weather bureau, was....

One dead after 5.9-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan; island also bracing itself for rainstorms brought by typhoon

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 04:36:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

TAIPEI (AFP, KYODO, AP) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake that rattled Taiwan on Thursday (Aug 8) killed one woman and caused temporary power outages that affected over 10,000 homes, the authorities said. Tremors were felt across the island and high-rises in Taipei swayed. The quake struck at 5.

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