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Nearly half a million evacuated as tropical storm hits China - Globalnews.ca;

Nearly half a million evacuated as tropical storm hits China - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caNearly half a million evacuated as tropical storm hits ChinaGlobalnews.caWATCH ABOVE: Typhoon Nepartak, which lashed Taiwan is now hitting the coast of China. The typhoon has forced some 500,000 people from their homes. It also killed two people in Taiwan. Cindy Pom reports.and more »

PHOTOS: Deadly typhoon Nepartak rips through Taiwan - The Weather Network;

PHOTOS: Deadly typhoon Nepartak rips through Taiwan - The Weather Network

The Weather NetworkPHOTOS: Deadly typhoon Nepartak rips through TaiwanThe Weather NetworkFriday, July 8, 2016, 2:19 - Super typhoon Nepartak made landfall in Taiwan early Friday, hammering the eastern coast with torrential rain and winds up to 149 mph. At least three people are dead and over 100 injured, according to the Taiwan Central ...and more »

Typhoon Nepartak pummels Taiwan - Deutsche Welle;

Typhoon Nepartak pummels Taiwan - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleTyphoon Nepartak pummels TaiwanDeutsche WelleSevere rain and wind brought by Typhoon Nepartak has killed at least three people and injured more than 140 in Taiwan. More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from homes as nearly 432,000 households lose power. Taiwan Taifun Nepartak.and more »

3 deaths, 142 injuries during typhoon Nepartak onslaught - Focus Taiwan News Channel;

3 deaths, 142 injuries during typhoon Nepartak onslaught - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Focus Taiwan News Channel3 deaths, 142 injuries during typhoon Nepartak onslaughtFocus Taiwan News ChannelTaipei, July 8 (CNA) Three people have died and 142 others have been injured as typhoon Nepartak brought heavy rain and strong winds to southeastern Taiwan early Friday, according to government data. Those killed include a man who drowned in ...and more »

Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall early Friday in eastern Taiwan - What's on Xiamen;

Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall early Friday in eastern Taiwan - What's on Xiamen

What's on XiamenTyphoon Nepartak makes landfall early Friday in eastern TaiwanWhat's on XiamenTyphoon Nepartak made landfall early Friday in eastern Taiwan, bringing strong gusts and downpours to the area, said Taiwan's weather bureau. The first typhoon of the year landed at 5:50 a.m. Friday in Taitung, packing winds of up to 191 km per hour ...and more »

Flood-hit China gears up for typhoon Nepartak - The Straits Times;

Flood-hit China gears up for typhoon Nepartak - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesFlood-hit China gears up for typhoon NepartakThe Straits TimesChina is bracing itself for the arrival of its first typhoon this year, which will bring more heavy rain to a country already reeling from its worst floods in decades. Typhoon Nepartak - packing winds of up to 245kmh - is forecast to make landfall in ...and more »

Taiwan braces for Typhoon Nepartak; 200 mph winds expected - UPI.com;

Taiwan braces for Typhoon Nepartak; 200 mph winds expected - UPI.com

UPI.comTaiwan braces for Typhoon Nepartak; 200 mph winds expectedUPI.comHimawari-8 satellite images combine in this animation of Super Typhoon Nepartak approaching the southeastern coast of Taiwan Thursday morning. Thousands of people have been evacuated with the powerful typhoon packing winds in excess of 200 mph ...and more »

Taiwan braces for the arrival of Super Typhoon Nepartak, a category 5 storm - Business Insider Australia;

Taiwan braces for the arrival of Super Typhoon Nepartak, a category 5 storm - Business Insider Australia

Business Insider AustraliaTaiwan braces for the arrival of Super Typhoon Nepartak, a category 5 stormBusiness Insider AustraliaTaiwan is bracing for the arrival of Super Typhoon Nepartak, which is expected to hit the island late Thursday afternoon or evening, local time. The monster storm is expected to bring torrential rain, battering waves, and ferocious winds of 175 mph ...and more »

Taiwan Shuts Eastern Counties Early as Typhoon Approaches - Bloomberg;

Taiwan Shuts Eastern Counties Early as Typhoon Approaches - Bloomberg

BloombergTaiwan Shuts Eastern Counties Early as Typhoon ApproachesBloombergTaiwanese soldiers distributing sand bags to local residents in Ilan County in preparation for Nepartak, the first typhoon to affect Taiwan this year. Photographer: Taiwan Military News Agency/HA/EPA. Taiwan directed schools and offices along its ...and more »

Typhoon Nepartak: Taiwan on high alert as storm approaches - BBC News;

Typhoon Nepartak: Taiwan on high alert as storm approaches - BBC News

BBC NewsTyphoon Nepartak: Taiwan on high alert as storm approachesBBC NewsTaiwan is bracing itself for the arrival of a vast typhoon, expected to hit the island in the next day. Thousands of tourists have been evacuated from offshore islands ahead of category five Typhoon Nepartak. The super typhoon packed winds of up to ...and more »

Satellite Images Show the Fierce Power of Super Typhoon Nepartak - The Weather Channel;

Satellite Images Show the Fierce Power of Super Typhoon Nepartak - The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelSatellite Images Show the Fierce Power of Super Typhoon NepartakThe Weather ChannelNepartak became the strongest storm in the Northern Hemisphere so far in 2016 on Wednesday, July 6. The eight satellite images below show the fierce power of the super typhoon. Follow @chrisdolcewx. Satellites are giving us a look at the fierce power ...and more »

Super Typhoon Nepartak forecast to batter Taiwan - USA TODAY;

Super Typhoon Nepartak forecast to batter Taiwan - USA TODAY

USA TODAYSuper Typhoon Nepartak forecast to batter TaiwanUSA TODAYTaiwan is bracing for the arrival of Super Typhoon Nepartak, which could slam into the island nation late Thursday or early Friday Taiwan time, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. (That's Thursday morning or afternoon in the U.S.). Ferocious ...and more »

Thousands flee as super typhoon barrels towards Taiwan - Inquirer.net;

Thousands flee as super typhoon barrels towards Taiwan - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netThousands flee as super typhoon barrels towards TaiwanInquirer.netTaiwanese were told Wednesday to brace for extreme winds and lashing rains as the first typhoon of the season approached, prompting the evacuation of thousands of tourists from offshore islands. Typhoon Nepartak (named “Butchoy” in PH) was blowing ...and more »

Typhoon Nepartak nears Taiwan; landfall unclear - Taipei Times;

Typhoon Nepartak nears Taiwan; landfall unclear - Taipei Times

Taipei TimesTyphoon Nepartak nears Taiwan; landfall unclearTaipei TimesTyphoon Nepartak is expected to be at its closest to Taiwan tomorrow and Friday, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday. As of 2pm yesterday, the eye of the storm was 1,630km southeast of the nation's southernmost tip, Oluanpi (鵝鑾鼻), and was ...and more »

Why Taiwan is So Well-Prepared for Super-Typhoons - Atlas Obscura;

Why Taiwan is So Well-Prepared for Super-Typhoons - Atlas Obscura

Atlas ObscuraWhy Taiwan is So Well-Prepared for Super-TyphoonsAtlas ObscuraA satellite image of Typhoon Bilis, the strongest typhoon to ever hit Taiwan. (Photo: Public domain). Typhoon Nepartak, one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit Taiwan, made landfall at about 6 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, making quick work of ...and more »

After Typhoon Nepartak – Red Cross volunteers take to the streets - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies;

After Typhoon Nepartak – Red Cross volunteers take to the streets - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent SocietiesAfter Typhoon Nepartak – Red Cross volunteers take to the streetsInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent SocietiesVolunteers from the Taitung branch of the TRCO began removing trees and debris from the roads as soon as the typhoon had passed. Photo Credit: Sam Smith/IFRC. Taitung city, which sits on the coast of Taiwan, bore the brunt of the super typhoon when it ...and more »

Typhoon Nepartak brings chaos to eastern China - South China Morning Post;

Typhoon Nepartak brings chaos to eastern China - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostTyphoon Nepartak brings chaos to eastern ChinaSouth China Morning PostNear half million people in Fujian province have been evacuated after Typhoon Nepartak has inflicted huge damage on Saturday, making landfall and flooding. According to local weather bureau, the first typhoon of the season landed at 1:45 pm on Saturday ...and more »

Typhoon Nepartak: More than 400000 people forced to flee as tropical storm strikes eastern China - ABC Online;

Typhoon Nepartak: More than 400000 people forced to flee as tropical storm strikes eastern China - ABC Online

ABC OnlineTyphoon Nepartak: More than 400000 people forced to flee as tropical storm strikes eastern ChinaABC OnlineThe remains of super-typhoon Nepartak has made landfall in China's eastern Fujian province, bringing high winds and heavy rain, and forcing the relocation of hundreds of thousands of people. Key points: Hundreds of trains and flights are cancelled ...and more »

Day After Typhoon Nepartak Lashed Taiwan, Tropical Storm Makes Landfall In China - NDTV;

Day After Typhoon Nepartak Lashed Taiwan, Tropical Storm Makes Landfall In China - NDTV

NDTVDay After Typhoon Nepartak Lashed Taiwan, Tropical Storm Makes Landfall In ChinaNDTVCars and buses being washed away by floodwaters in Fuzhou, in eastern China's Fujian province. (AFP). Beijing, China: A tropical storm made landfall in China today, the country's national meteorological center said, a day after super Typhoon Nepartak ...and more »

China: Typhoon Nepartak downgraded to tropical storm, hundreds of thousands evacuated - Asian Correspondent (blog);

China: Typhoon Nepartak downgraded to tropical storm, hundreds of thousands evacuated - Asian Correspondent (blog)

Asian Correspondent (blog)China: Typhoon Nepartak downgraded to tropical storm, hundreds of thousands evacuatedAsian Correspondent (blog)THE year's first super typhoon, which killed at least three people and injured more than 140 in Taiwan on Friday, has hit mainland China. According to authorities, it has weakened to a strong tropical storm, though still packing a punch. Tropical storm ...and more »