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2 dead, 4 missing after boat capsizes in south China

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:37:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Two people were confirmed dead and four other crew members remained missing as of 4 a.m. Wednesday after a sand carrier, affected by typhoon Nangka , capsized in waters in south China , maritime authorities said. The boat, with 10 people aboard, capsized around 8 p.m.

2 dead, 4 missing after boat capsizes in south China

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:33:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Two people were confirmed dead and four other crew members remained missing as of 4 a.m. Wednesday after a sand carrier, affected by typhoon Nangka , capsized in waters in south China , maritime authorities said. The boat, with 10 people aboard, capsized around 8 p.m.

Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:15:00 +0200vnanet-en (en)

Typhoon Nangka , the seventh in the East Sea so far this year, is moving fast and is forecast to hit the mainland on October 14, a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 13 heard. According to Mai Van Khiem, Director of the National Centre for....

Sand-loaded vessel sinks in China, six missing

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 05:59:00 +0200thestandard-hk (en)

Six crew are missing after a sand carrier, affected by typhoon Nangka , capsized in waters in south China , maritime authorities sai...

MIL-OSI China: Rail and air traffic disrupted as south China braces for typhoon

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 05:46:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The southern Chinese province of Hainan has suspended a number of ferry and train services and canceled some flights as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. The Hainan provincial government issued the second-highest emergency alert for typhoon Nangka at 10 a.m.

Rail and air traffic disrupted as south China braces for typhoon

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 04:47:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2020 shows a beach in Haikou, south China 's Hainan Province. The southern Chinese province of Hainan has suspended a number of ferry and train services and canceled some flights as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land.

Typhoon disrupts rail and air traffic in Hainan

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 04:39:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Cars are seen on the road in Haikou, south China 's Hainan Province, Oct. 13, 2020. The southern Chinese province of Hainan has suspended a number of ferry and train services and canceled some flights as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land.

Rail and air traffic disrupted as south China braces for typhoon

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 04:39:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

A citizen rides on an electric bike in Haikou, south China 's Hainan Province, Oct. 13, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] The southern Chinese province of Hainan has suspended a number of ferry and train services and canceled some flights as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land.

‘Ofel’ makes second landfall in Sorsogon; Signal No. 1 up in 8 areas

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:44:00 +0200philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Tropical Depression Ofel is hovering over the inland seas of southern Luzon after making its second landfall in Sorsogon Wednesday morning, weather forecasters said. “Ofel” was last seen 30 kilometers southwest of Juban, Sorsogon or 30 km northeast of Masbate City after crashing into Matnog, Sorsogon at 6 a.

Philippines: Severe weather bulletin #6 for: Tropical Depression "Ofel" - Tropical Cyclone: Warning (Issued at 08:00 am, 14 October 2020)

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

TROPICAL DEPRESSION "OFEL" ACCELERATES AND CROSSES THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF SORSOGON. Landfall: The center of Tropical Depression "OFEL" made its second landfall in the vicinity of Matnog, Sorsogon at 6:00 AM today. Earlier landfall/s: Can-avid, Eastern Samar (2:30 AM, 14 October).

Hainan, HK, Macau stop services as storm nears

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:19:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

THE southern Chinese province of Hainan has suspended a number of ferry and train services and canceled some flights as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. The Hainan government issued the second-highest emergency alert for typhoon Nangka at 10am yesterday as it was expected to make....

Six missing as boat capsizes in south China

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:34:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Six crew members went missing Tuesday evening after a sand carrier, affected by typhoon Nangka , capsized in waters in south China , maritime authorities said. The boat, with ten people aboard, capsized at around 8 p.m. at a location of 20.316 degrees north latitude and 110.

NASA sees Tropical Storm Nangka soaking Hainan Island

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:40:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Using a NASA satellite rainfall product that incorporates data from satellites and observations, NASA estimated Nangka 's rainfall rates as the storm soaked Hainan Island, China early on Oct. 13 (EDT).

NASA sees Tropical Storm Nangka soaking Hainan Island

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 22:35:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Using a NASA satellite rainfall product that incorporates data from satellites and observations, NASA estimated Nangka 's rainfall rates as the storm soaked

Nangka - Northwestern Pacific Ocean

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 21:05:00 +0200nasa (en)

Oct. 13, 2020 – NASA Sees Tropical Storm Nangka Soaking Hainan Island. Using a NASA satellite rainfall product that incorporates data from satellites and observations, NASA estimated Nangka’s rainfall rates as the storm soaked Hainan Island, China early on Oct. 13 (EDT). On Oct. 13 at 8 a.m.

1:03 Chinese province paralyzed as typhoon Nangka approaches

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 19:19:00 +0200plenglish (en)

13 de octubre de 2020, 13:3 Beijing, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Hainan province, in southern China , has halted public transportation, closed schools and stopped work in tourist sites due to the proximity of typhoon Nangka , which is about to hit land. The local government suspended ferry services....

Thailand, Vietnam caught in the line of fire from increased storm activity

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 18:15:00 +0200phnompenhpost (en)

Three storms could be heading Thailand ’s way and nine provinces in the Northeastern region could face the direct impact, the Thai Meteorological Department has warned. Kornrawee Sitthichivapak, the department’s deputy director-general, said tropical storm “Linfa” that is covering Laos has weakened....

Six missing as boat capsizes in south China

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 18:13:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Six crew members went missing Tuesday evening after a sand carrier, affected by typhoon Nangka , capsized in waters in south China , maritime authorities said. The boat, with ten people aboard, capsized at around 8 p.m. at a location of 20.316 degrees north latitude and 110.

Typhoon Nangka makes landfall in south China

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 17:09:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Nangka , the 16th of the year, made landfall in Qionghai City, on the southern Chinese island province of Hainan, at around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, the local meteorological authority said. Nangka landed on the coast of the township of Bo'ao, making it the first typhoon....

18:01 Ferry services suspended, schools closed in south China as typhoon approaches Partners

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 17:03:00 +0200Belta_en (en)

HAIKOU, 13 October (BelTA - Xinhua) - The southern Chinese province of Hainan has ordered the suspension of all ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait starting Tuesday, as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. Ferry operations between Hainan and Guangdong Province were halted from 3 a.m.

Hong Kong lowers typhoon warning signal as Nangka moves away

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:59:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HONG KONG, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- As tropical cyclone Nangka is moving away from Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Observatory issued the Strong Wind Signal No. 3 at 7:40 p.m. local time on Tuesday to replace the No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal. At 9:00 p.m. local time, tropical storm Nangka was estimated....

Typhoon Nangka makes landfall in south China

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:59:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Nangka , the 16th of the year, made landfall in Qionghai City, on the southern Chinese island province of Hainan, at around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, the local meteorological authority said. Nangka landed on the coast of the township of Bo'ao, making it the first typhoon....

Rail and air traffic disrupted as south China braces for typhoon

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:59:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

Cars are seen on the road in Haikou, south China 's Hainan Province, Oct. 13, 2020. The southern Chinese province of Hainan has suspended a number of ferry and train services and canceled some flights as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land.

Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 14:08:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) , the seventh in the East Sea so far this year, is moving fast and is forecast to hit the mainland on October 14, a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 13 heard. According to Mai Van Khiem, Director of the National Centre for....

Hong Kong Observatory downgrades typhoon warning signal to No 3 as Tropical Storm Nangka moves away

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 13:56:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as Tropical Storm Nangka edges past the city. Photo: Sam Tsang. Hong Kong Observatory downgrades typhoon warning signal to No 3 as Tropical Storm Nangka moves away. Day school classes were earlier suspended, transport services disrupted, with No 8....

Viet Nam: China, Vietnam, Laos - Tropical Storm NANGKA (GDACS, JTWC, CMA, VNDMA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 13 October 2020)

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 13:04:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Tropical Storm NANGKA is moving west-northwest over the South China Sea towards Hainan Island (southeastern China). On 13 October at 0.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 260 km south-east of Haikou City (Hainan Province), with maximum sustained wind of 74 km/h.

Rail and air traffic disrupted as south China braces for typhoon

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:50:00 +0200nampa (en)

. Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. HAIKOU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The southern Chinese province of Hainan has suspended a number of ferry and train services and canceled some flights as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. The Hainan provincial government issued the second-highest emergency alert for typhoon Nangka at 10 a.

Tropical Storm Nangka sets record as farthest cyclone to trigger a No 8 signal in Hong Kong

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:22:00 +0200scmp (en)

Walkers struggle with the wind in Sai Kung, although parts of the city have not felt much of Nangka ’s force. Photo: Dickson Lee. Tropical Storm Nangka sets record as farthest cyclone to trigger a No 8 signal in Hong Kong. Weather conditions seem mild in parts of Hong Kong for a No 8 signal, but....

Hong Kong Observatory planning to downgrade No 8 typhoon signal by 8pm as Tropical Storm Nangka nears Hainan

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:22:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as Tropical Storm Nangka edges past the city. Photo: Sam Tsang. Hong Kong Observatory planning to downgrade No 8 typhoon signal by 8pm as Tropical Storm Nangka nears Hainan. All day school classes suspended, transport services disrupted, with No 8....

Typhoon to make landfall in north on Wednesday

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

HÀ NỘI — Typhoon Nangka , the seventh to form in the East Sea this year, has been forecast to make landfall in northern and north-central regions on Wednesday afternoon, bringing torrential rain and high risk of flooding and severe landslides. “The typhoon is likely to move towards the Gulf of Tonkin....

Ferry services suspended, schools closed in south China as typhoon approaches

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 11:10:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2020 shows ships at Xingang port in Haikou, south China 's Hainan Province. The southern Chinese province of Hainan has ordered the suspension of all ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait starting Tuesday, as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land.

Ferry services suspended, schools closed in south China as typhoon approaches

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 11:09:00 +0200ecns (en)

The southern Chinese province of Hainan has ordered the suspension of all ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait starting Tuesday, as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. Ferry operations between Hainan and Guangdong Province were halted from 3 a.m.

Ferry services suspended, schools closed in south China a...

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:54:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The southern Chinese province of Hainan has ordered the suspension of all ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait starting Tuesday, as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. Ferry operations between Hainan and Guangdong Province were halted from 3 a.m.

Tropical Storm Nangka sets record as farthermost cyclone to trigger a No 8 signal in Hong Kong

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:49:00 +0200scmp (en)

Walkers struggle with the wind in Sai Kung, although parts of the city have not felt much of Nangka ’s force. Photo: Dickson Lee. Tropical Storm Nangka sets record as farthermost cyclone to trigger a No 8 signal in Hong Kong. Weather conditions seem mild in parts of Hong Kong for a No 8 signal but....

Hong Kong prepares for Tropical Storm Nangka

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:27:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Storm clouds gather over the skyline of Hong Kong island as Tropical Storm Nangka passes on Tuesday. Hong Kong authorities raised the "typhoon signal 8" warning, closing down offices and some public transport as a precaution.

Mainland stocks advance as China reports its exports and imports rose; Hong Kong suspends trading for the day

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:43:00 +0200cnbc (en)

Trading in Hong Kong was suspended on Tuesday due to Typhoon Nangka . China 's exports and imports of goods hit a record in yuan-denominated terms in September, according to a Tuesday Reuters report citing a spokesperson for the national customs agency. Shares of Apple suppliers in Asia-Pacific were....

MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: Nation braces for new storm amid severe flooding in central region

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:23:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

According to the national weather service, the reported tropical depression in the north of the East Sea (South China Sea) has strengthened into Typhoon Nangka , the seventh to arise in the East Sea so far this year. It will quickly move west-northwest at a speed of about 20kph over the next 24 hours and is likely to gain strength.

Hong Kong Observatory weighs up evening downgrade of No 8 typhoon signal as Tropical Storm Nangka skirts city

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:17:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as Tropical Storm Nangka edges past the city. Photo: Sam Tsang. Hong Kong Observatory weighs up evening downgrade of No 8 typhoon signal as Tropical Storm Nangka skirts city. All day school classes suspended, transport services disrupted, with No 8....

Hainan shuts down ahead of Nangka

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 08:58:00 +0200thestandard-hk (en)

Southern Hainan has ordered the suspension of all ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait starting today, as the 16th typhoon of the yea...

Acting CE sees Nangka as ‘real test’ for Civil Protection Structure

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 08:48:00 +0200macaudailytimes (en)

Acting Chief Executive André Cheong said today that this typhoon is the “real test” for the Civil Protection Structure. This issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8 is the first after the promulgation of the Civil Protection Law on September 15. The new law stipulates that when the typhoon signal is issued....

Ferry services suspended, schools closed in south China as typhoon approaches

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 08:34:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAIKOU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The southern Chinese province of Hainan has ordered the suspension of all ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait starting Tuesday, as the 16th typhoon of the year barrels toward land. Ferry operations between Hainan and Guangdong Province were halted from 3 a.m.

Hong Kong Observatory says No 8 typhoon signal downgrade ‘unlikely before 4pm’ as Tropical Storm Nangka skirts the city

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:44:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as Tropical Storm Nangka edges past the city. Photo: Sam Tsang. Hong Kong Observatory says No 8 typhoon signal downgrade ‘unlikely before 4pm’ as Tropical Storm Nangka skirts the city. All day school classes suspended, transport services disrupted, with....

Typhoon Signal No. 3 to be hoisted only ‘in the evening’

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:18:00 +0200macaudailytimes (en)

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) will only hoist Typhoon Signal No. 3 “in the evening,” after having hoisted Tropical Signal No.8 since 7:30 a.m. today. Although Typhoon Nangka is at a distance of about 400 kilometers from Macau, under the accompanied effect of the typhoon and the....

Mainland stocks subdued as China reports its exports and imports rose; Hong Kong suspends trading for the day

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 06:40:00 +0200cnbc (en)

Trading in Hong Kong was suspended on Tuesday due to Typhoon Nangka . China 's exports and imports of goods hit a record in yuan-denominated terms in September, according to a Tuesday Reuters report citing a spokesperson for the national customs agency. Shares of Apple suppliers in Asia-Pacific were....

Hong Kong Declares Storm Signal Category T3 for Tropical Cyclone Nangka as It Heads To Coast; T8 Could Be Declared by This Morning

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 06:10:00 +0200todayheadline (en)

TodayHeadline Hong Kong Declares Storm Signal Category T3 for Tropical Cyclone Nangka as It Heads To Coast; T8 Could Be Declared by This Morning —

Typhoon Nangka to affect northern localities

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 05:10:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) – Typhoon Nangka , the seventh arising in the East Sea so far this year, is moving west-northwest at a speed of about 20km over the next 24 hours and is likely to gain strength, according to the By 4am on October 13, Nangka was about 170km north-northwest of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel)....

Macao issues No. 8 signal for Typhoon Nangka

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:40:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

MACAO, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Macao issued typhoon signal No. 8 on Tuesday morning to prepare for the incoming Typhoon Nangka with disaster prevention measures put in place, the special administrative region (SAR)'s Civil Protection Operations Center said Tuesday. Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau issued typhoon Signal No.

Heavy rain, floods wreak havoc in central provinces as new typhoon approaches

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:25:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

ĐÀ NẴNG/THỪA THIÊN-HUẾ — Ongoing heavy rains and flooding has killed 17 people in central provinces, and 14 more have been reported missing in central provinces, as the country braces for the seventh typhoon to hit this year. The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said on Monday....

Macao issues No. 8 signal for Typhoon Nangka

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:03:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

MACAO, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Macao issued typhoon signal No. 8 on Tuesday morning to prepare for the incoming Typhoon Nangka with disaster prevention measures put in place, the special administrative region (SAR)'s Civil Protection Operations Center said Tuesday. Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau issued typhoon Signal No.

Hong Kong markets pause trading due to typhoon; investors await China's trade data for September

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:00:00 +0200cnbc (en)

SINGAPORE — Trading in Hong Kong was suspended on Tuesday morning due to Typhoon Nangka , while other Asia-Pacific markets traded mixed. Mainland Chinese stocks dipped in early trade, as the Chinese trade figures for September are expected to be released on Tuesday.

Hong Kong issues No. 8 typhoon signal as Nangka draws near

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:18:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HONG KONG, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal on Tuesday morning as typhoon Nangka was brushing past Hong Kong. At 8 a.m. local time, tropical storm Nangka was centered about 450 km south-southwest of Hong Kong and is forecast to move west....

Hong Kong Observatory issues No 8 typhoon signal as tropical storm Nangka nears city

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 01:15:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as storm Nangka approaches. Photo: May Tse. Hong Kong Observatory issues No 8 typhoon signal as tropical storm Nangka nears city. The Education Bureau said all day school classes on Tuesday would be suspended; The No 1 warning signal had been up since....

Typhoon signal No. 8 to be hoisted at 7:30am

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 00:01:00 +0200macaudailytimes (en)

The tropical storm Nangka located in the northern part of the South China Sea is moving west-northwest towards the Hainan Island, the weather bureau (SMG) has informed. Signal No. 3 will be replaced by Signal No. 8 at 7:30 a.m. today (Tuesday), according to SMG. Nangka will maintain a distance of about 400 kilometers away from Macau.

Hong Kong Observatory expects No 8 typhoon signal by 6am Tuesday as tropical storm Nangka nears city

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 23:41:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as storm Nangka approaches. Photo: Sam Tsang. Hong Kong Observatory expects No 8 typhoon signal by 6am Tuesday as tropical storm Nangka nears city. The Education Bureau said all day school classes on Tuesday would be suspended; The No 1 warning signal....

Potential signal No 8 as storm approaches

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 22:05:00 +0200thestandard-hk (en)

Erin Chan The No 8 tropical cyclone signal may be hoisted before dawn today as tropical storm Nangka edged closer to Hong Kong, bringing str...

Hong Kong Observatory eyes No 8 typhoon signal as tropical storm Nangka edges closer to city

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 12:41:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as storm Nangka approaches. Photo: Sam Tsang. Hong Kong Observatory eyes No 8 typhoon signal as tropical storm Nangka edges closer to city. The No 1 warning signal had been up since Sunday, before a No 3 was issued just after 5pm, with forecasters....

Typhoon warning signal No 3 expected in Hong Kong as storm Nangka edges closer to city

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:08:00 +0200scmp (en)

Hong Kong is expecting strong winds and rain as storm Nangka approaches. Photo: Sam Tsang. Typhoon warning signal No 3 expected in Hong Kong as storm Nangka edges closer to city. The No 1 warning signal has been up since Sunday, with forecasters saying storm has intensified; Nangka estimated to be....

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