Philippines Bracing for Typhoon

Tropical typhoon Sarika, named “Karen” in the Philippines is about to make landfall on the main island of Luzon in the vicinity of Aurora Province. According to Philippines Atmospheric, Geological, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the typhoon is expected to make landfall between midnight and 2:00am Sunday, October 16. Tropical typhoon Sarika is packing sustained winds of 130 kph, with maximum wind gusts up to 180kph. The tropical storm has intensified into a category 3 typhoon according to the Japan

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Typhoon Meranti Threatens Holiday Long Weekend

The 14th typhoon to form in the north-west Pacific in 2016 is on track to hit Taiwan on the first day of the Mid-autumn Festival long weekend, according to Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau. Forecast charts published Saturday, September 10, predict the tropical storm will pass over Taiwan in the morning hours of Thursday, September 15, which happens to be the first day of a four-day holiday. Typhoon Meranti is currently around 2000km from Taiwan, and moving at a speed of

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