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# typhoon - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

A million people urged to evacuate as Typhoon Jebi brings winds of up to 215 kilometres an hour to Japan

The typhoon swept a tanker into a bridge and partially flooded an airport.

# typhoon - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides

Typhoon Jebi is expected to make landfall on the country’s main island on Tuesday

# typhoon - Saturday 21 October, 2017

You thought Brian was bad....a super typhoon is about to hit Japan

Gusts have already been measured as being at over 250 km/h.

# typhoon - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Mass evacuation underway as Philippines braces itself for Christmas Day typhoon

The national weather service has warned of potentially deadly two-metre waves along the coast, as well as landslides and flash floods from heavy rains.

# typhoon - Friday 8 July, 2016

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak Taiwan This post contains images

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

# typhoon - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Teenage boy crushed to death as typhoon in Philippines forces thousands to flee

At least eight people have been reported missing.

# typhoon - Friday 11 September, 2015

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes Japan This post contains videos

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes

Dozens of people were trapped in buildings.

# typhoon - Saturday 8 August, 2015

PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon Taiwan This post contains images

PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon

Torrential rain and high wind of up to 147 miles per hour battered the island.

# typhoon - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Almost a million people have been evacuated from China's east coast

Typhoon Chan-hom has made landfall.

# typhoon - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.

# typhoon - Friday 5 December, 2014

Millions evacuated as the Philippines braces for another powerful typhoon

“Everyone here is gripped with fear.”

# typhoon - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have posted photos of Typhoon Neoguri

# typhoon - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Two dead as typhoon bears down on Japanese mainland

Officials said Neoguri would bring torrential rain and warned of the risk of flooding and landslides, after the storm.

# typhoon - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Japan braced for potentially deadly Typhoon Neoguri

There are warnings of landslides and massive damage from the huge storm.

# typhoon - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Irish non-profit staff help save Filipino typhoon victims

300 people were taken from a ferry in the Philippines, with the help of Irish aid volunteers.

# typhoon - Thursday 2 January, 2014

"If tourists choose not to come then Malapascua will slowly go back into the dark ages"

Eight weeks on from Typhoon Haiyan, Irish dive-school owner David Joyce says holidaymakers shouldn’t be deterred from booking a trip to the Philippines…

# typhoon - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors

Aid agencies say transportation of second hand goods can sometimes mean essential supplies don’t make it to where they’re needed.

# typhoon - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines

The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.

# typhoon - Sunday 17 November, 2013

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan

In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.

'That dive guide is now homeless. So is the waitress who made your mango shakes and chatted about her kids'

An Irish scuba resort owner on a tiny Filipino island is raising funds that go directly to stricken communities in the area, which he says has been ‘flattened’.

# typhoon - Saturday 16 November, 2013

GOAL labels international response to Typhoon Haiyan a disgrace Aid

GOAL labels international response to Typhoon Haiyan a disgrace

CEO of GOAL, Barry Andrews said the international effort to respond to the Typhoon Haiyan disaster in the Philippines is completely inadequate.

# typhoon - Friday 15 November, 2013

Seven days on, Philippines remains chaotic as death toll is disputed

The UN says at least 4,460 people died after the super typhoon but the government says the figure is 2,360.

# typhoon - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

"Not proportionate": GOAL calls on Government to increase funding for Philippines

The NGO is calling for an increase to the €1 million already committed.

Poll: Should Ireland give more to the Philippines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland give more to the Philippines?

The country has already sent aid worth €1.5 million to the island…but is it enough?

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines

The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.

Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store

A large crowd of hungry survivors carried away more than 100,000 bags of rice.

# typhoon - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Column: People in the Philippines are desperate, stunned and hopeless

As a Filipino, I know we’re a resilient nation – but this time the devastation is so great that people are truly desperate. This sort of disaster is simply unprecedented, writes Dr Natasha Reyes.

In Pictures: Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan attempt to leave Tacloban Philippines This post contains images

In Pictures: Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan attempt to leave Tacloban

Evacuation flights from the devastated city are scarce, meaning that tensions are rising.

# typhoon - Monday 11 November, 2013

National state of calamity in Philippines as Irish aid agencies call for support

The declaration allows the government to impose price controls and quickly release emergency funds with looting now a problem.

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon

Charities are warning that the death toll – currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# typhoon - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'

Plan Ireland has launched an emergency appeal, commenting that reports have underestimated the numbers of people who will need help to repair their homes and get their lives back on track.

Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone

Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.

# typhoon - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000

The typhoon moved on to Vietnam today.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning, it’s the weekend. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# typhoon - Friday 8 November, 2013

Powerful typhoon sweeps through Philippines, kills three and wrecks homes Typhoon This post contains images

Powerful typhoon sweeps through Philippines, kills three and wrecks homes

The death toll from the storm could rise further as at least one other man is missing.

One of the most powerful typhoons on record hits Philippines

Super Typhoon Haiyan – with winds of 315km/ph – smashed into coastal communities before dawn today.

# typhoon - Monday 7 October, 2013

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast

At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.

# typhoon - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Flights cancelled and nuclear power plant on alert as typhoon hits China

Hong Kong International Airport said 370 arriving and departing flights were cancelled and another 64 delayed.

# typhoon - Friday 12 July, 2013

More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides

The country is braced for an approaching typhoon, while the flood alert status has been raised on the Yangtze river.

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