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Philippine storm death toll rises to 22

The death toll rose from four a day after the storm brought heavy rain to the Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions, causing massive flooding and landslides.

Typhoon Yutu weakens as it heads to biggest Philippine island

Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines and home to some 53 million people.

Typhoon Trami pounds Japan, dozens injured

Typhoon Trami has already snarled travel in the world's third-biggest economy, with bullet train services suspended, more than 1,000 flights cancelled and Tokyo's evening train services scrapped.

Typhoon Trami injures 45, direct hit on Japan mainland expected

Television footage showed cars in Okinawa island flipped over by the strength of the wind.

Japan’s Kansai Airport to shut runways Sunday as typhoon nears

The airport’s operator said it will close two runways from 11 am local time on Sunday to 6 am on Monday, halting all takeoffs and landings.

Powerful typhoon batters Okinawa, churns to Japan mainland

At least 386 flights were cancelled mainly in western Japan.

Rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine typhoon landslides

The village of Ucab in the picturesque Cordillera region was hit by one of 50 landslides triggered by heavy rains brought by Typhoon Mangkhut.

Hong Kong lowers storm rating after Mangkhut’s glancing blow

Mangkhut had shut the city all day Sunday after the Observatory gave the storm its highest warning signal.

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

More than 2.4 million people have been relocated and nearly 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port.

Macau halts gambling as typhoon deals latest blow to casinos

The world’s largest gambling hub suspended gaming operations at all its casinos as Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the region.

Philippines death toll rises as Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China

Mangkhut has weakened since blasting into the Philippine coast but was packing sustained winds hurtled toward China's heavily populated southern coast.

Hong Kong braces for weakened typhoon that pummeled Philippines

Mangkhut’s structure will be ripped by wind shear, weakening its top winds as it approaches the coast to Hong Kong’s west.

Three killed as Philippines warns of hazards in powerful typhoon’s wake

Mangkhut entered the Philippines as a super typhoon in the early hours, and sent winds and rains across Luzon, home to about half the country's 105 million people.

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Super Typhoon heads for Hong Kong

Airlines across the region cancelled more than 100 flights on Saturday as Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines.

How hurricanes unleash lethal storm surges

The worst storm surge comes in with a hurricane's eye, and it arrives 'with a lot of debris to batter you, and it's not particularly survivable'.

Evacuations start as Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

The civil defence office in Manila said towns and cities on Mangkhut's path are preparing government buildings as evacuation centres, stockpiling food and other emergency rations.

Three dead as strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan

600 flights were cancelled along with ferries connecting ports in western Japan.

Flood-battered west Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Japan has been hit by various extreme weather since the beginning of July with record-breaking heat and devastating floods that killed more than 200 people.

Typhoon forces Britain and Japan to cancel historic beach landing drill

The cancellation was announced by Britain's embassy in Japan and the Ministry of Defence in Tokyo.

Strong typhoon expected to make landfall on Japan

The typhoon will bring heavy rain across the main island of Honshu, with 400 mm (15 inches) possible in the region around Tokyo in the 24 hours to Sunday noon.

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon Jongdari is currently packing winds of nearly 200 kilometres (125 miles) an hour, forecast to hit the country's main island on Saturday night, Japan's Meteorological Agency said.

Britain to unveil model of planned new fighter jet

The aircraft, which will eventually replace the Typhoon fighter jet, will be developed and built by partners BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce and Leonardo, the source said.

REPORT: Super typhoon may flood 1/3 of central Tokyo

The Tokyo metropolitan government has unveiled its first estimate of the Japanese capital's vulnerability to damage from typhoon-related high tidal waves, as risks of storm damage continue to increase globally.