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Hurricane tracker LIVE: Latest path and track models as THREE horror typhoons churn

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 04:26:00 +0200express (en)

Super Typhoon Lekima is gathering strength as a major cyclone, packing winds of more than 130 mph as it churns towards Taiwan and Japan . But it's not the only cyclone to hit the regiong this week - as two more are gradually building in strength. The furthest north and least powerful of the three....

Tropical Storm Lekima tracker status: Winds to reach 96mph - when will it hit Taiwan?

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 04:26:00 +0200express (en)

Tropical Storm Lekima formed on Saturday and is continuing to grow in strength as it tracks across the Pacific Ocean. Forecasters are predicting the storm will stall in the Philippine Sea in midweek, which will potentially cause Lekima to strengthen yet further.

Hurricane tracker satellite map: FOUR ravaging tropical storms swirling around the world

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 04:26:00 +0200express (en)

A super typhoon, typhoon and tropical storm are currently tracking across the Northwest Pacific/North Indian Ocean. The strongest of these is Tropical Storm Lekima, which has a current wind speed of 149 mph, with gusts of up to 184 mph according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC).

La Chine en alerte rouge à l’approche du super typhon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 13:25:00 +0200rfi-fr (fr)

Le typhon Lekima est le plus puissant depuis 2014. Il devrait toucher terre aux premières heures de la journée de samedi à l’est de la Chine continentale avant de se diriger vers le nord tout en baissant progressivement d’intensité, d’après les services météorologiques. Shanghai en alerte.

NOAA China issues alert for Typhoon Lekima 4 Mins China has issued a red alert and suspended dozens of train services as the country's eastern coast braces for Typhoon Lekima.

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:11:00 +0200news4jax (en)

BEIJING - China has issued a red alert and suspended dozens of train services as the country's eastern coast braces for Typhoon Lekima. As of Friday morning, the storm has winds of 215kmh (133.5mph), making it the equivalent of a category 4 hurricane. It is moving northwest at a speed of 26kph.

Tropical Storm Lekima tracker status: Winds to reach 96mph - when will it hit Taiwan? SUPER TYPHOON LEKIMA is tracking through the Pacific Ocean, on a course to make landfall. But as...

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 04:23:00 +0200express (en)

Tropical Storm Lekima formed on Saturday and is continuing to grow in strength as it tracks across the Pacific Ocean. Forecasters are predicting the storm will stall in the Philippine Sea in midweek, which will potentially cause Lekima to strengthen yet further. The weather system has now strengthened to the equivalent of a category four hurricane.

NOAA Taiwan, Japan brace for super typhoon 26 Mins Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Thursday.

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:03:00 +0200news4jax (en)

TOKYO - Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Thursday. Currently barreling northwest across the Pacific, Lekima intensified Wednesday night with winds at 205 kilometers per hour (about 127....

2 More Powerful Typhoons Approaching

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 06:49:00 +0200chosun (en)

Two more powerful typhoons are approaching the Korean Peninsula after typhoon Francisco left it early Wednesday without causing much damage. Lekima, this year's ninth typhoon, was heading northwestward in waters about 780 km southeast of Taipei at a speed of 16 km/h as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.

NASA Catches Transitioning Tropical Storm Francisco near Korean Peninsula

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 20:34:00 +0200enn (en)

NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Sea of Japan and provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Francisco as it was transitioning into an extra-tropical cyclone. NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Sea of Japan and provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm....

Hurricane tracker LIVE: Latest path and track models as THREE horror typhoons churn

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:16:00 +0200express (en)

The furthest north and least powerful of the three storms, Tropical Storm Francisco , is looming over Korea. The other two - Typhoon Lekima and Tropical Storm Krosa are churning powerfully toward Taiwan and Japan , with the region on high alert for a direct hit.

NASA catches transitioning Tropical Storm Francisco near Korean Peninsula

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:47:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: On Aug. 7, 2019 at 1:00 a.m. EDT (0500 UTC), the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite provided a visible image of Tropical Storm Francisco in the Sea of Japan ,... Credit: Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Sea of Japan and provided forecasters with a visible....

Two More Typhoons Head North After Francisco Leaves Korean Peninsula

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 08:55:00 +0200kbs-en (en)

Typhoon Francisco weakened to a tropical depression and left the Korean Peninsula early Wednesday, but two more typhoons are heading north and may possibly reach South Korean waters, though their effects may be minimal. The Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA) said as of 9:00 a.m.

Lekima - classified as a “medium” typhoon with maximum sustained wind of 126 kph and central pressure of 970 hectopascals (hPs) - is expected to hit China's Fuzhou on Friday, vee...

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:14:00 +0200koreatimes (en)

By Park Si-soo One has typhoon has passed but two are on the way. Typhoon Francisco blew out on Wednesday after slamming Busan and other southern areas. But two stronger typhoons are emerging from southern seas. Typhoon Lekima is moving northwest from 610 kilometers south of Japan 's Okinawa at 15 kilometers per hour (as of 6 a.

Typhoon Francisco slams Korea [PHOTOS]

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 06:32:00 +0200koreatimes (en)

A woman struggles with gusting wind in Busan, Tuesday. Typhoon Francisco slammed the coastal city and other southern regions with torrential rain and thunderstorms. It weakened early Wednesday, leaving no major damage in the regions. Yonhap Drivers contend with flooded roads in Ulsan, Tuesday.

Typhoon Francisco pelts Kyushu, leaves some injured and disrupts transportation

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 04:55:00 +0200japantimes (en)

A strong typhoon made landfall on Kyushu early Tuesday morning, leaving some people injured and disrupting transportation. After touching down in the city of Miyazaki around 5 a.m., Typhoon Francisco brought strong winds and torrential rain to southern Kyushu as it traveled northward, according to the Meteorological Agency.

Torrential Rains, Strong Winds in Gangwon Province as Typhoon Dissipates

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 03:16:00 +0200kbs-en (en)

Torrential rains caused by Typhoon Francisco , now weakened to a tropical depression, were observed in South Korea’s eastern Gangwon Province overnight. The Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA) said 190 millimeters of rain was recorded at Mount Seorak in the country's northeast as of 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.

New cyclone threat in Micronesia

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 00:25:00 +0200rnzi (en)

A tropical depression near the Northern Marianas has developed into a tropical storm and has been named Krosa. The Micronesian storm system could intensify into a typhoon with cyclone strength winds in the coming days. Accuweather reports that the depression has brought heavy rainfall to nearby islands since Friday.

NASA finds tropical storm Francisco in the Korea strait

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 22:34:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: On Aug. 6, 2019 at 1217 a.m. EDT (0417 UTC). the AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed cloud top temperatures of Tropical Storm Francisco in infrared light. AIRS found... Credit: NASA JPL/Heidar Thrastarson. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Korea Strait and found the....

Tropical Storm Lekima tracker status: Winds to reach 96mph - when will it hit Taiwan? TROPICAL STORM LEKIMA is tracking through the Pacific Ocean, on a course to make landfall. But...

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 19:24:00 +0200express (en)

Tropical Storm Lekima formed on Saturday and is continuing to grow in strength as it tracks across the Pacific Ocean. Forecasters are predicting the storm will stall in the Philippine Sea in midweek, which will potentially cause Lekima to strengthen yet further.

Bureau could issue sea, land warnings as storm looms

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 18:53:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

The Central Weather Bureau yesterday said it might issue land and sea warnings for Tropical Storm Lekima today as its projected path moves closer to Taiwan. As of 2pm yesterday, Lekima’s center was 940km southeast of Oluanpi (鵝鑾鼻). It was moving northwest at 9kph and its radius had expanded to 180km.

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