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Perfect storm hits Taiwan as China sees worst floods in 20 years - New Scientist

Meteorologists are calling it a “perfect storm”. Super-typhoon Nepartak hit Taiwan's east coast at 5:50 am local time this morning, leaving at least two people dead and 66 injured. With wind speeds of 234 kilometres per hour spanning a width of 200 ...and more »

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

Near 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 »

Super typhoon Nepartak causes devastation across Taiwan's coastline - The Guardian

Super typhoon Nepartak slammed into the east coast of Taiwan on Friday morning, overturning cars, forcing thousands from their homes and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Super typhoon Nepartak: flights cancelled as Taiwan braces for storm ...and more »

Super typhoon Nepartak takes aim at Taiwan - CNN

(CNN) Taiwan is bracing for the region's first super typhoon of 2016, which is expected to grow in speed and power before it hits the island around Thursday evening local time. In just 48 hours, Nepartak has rapidly strengthened from a tropical storm ...and more »

Category 5 Super Typhoon Nepartak Prompts Typhoon Warning in Taiwan; Heavy Rain Threat in Eastern China - The Weather Channel

Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari shows how during hurricane season, investigators not only fly above and into the storm, they also dive well under the storm. At a Glance. Super Typhoon Nepartak will likely hit Taiwan Thursday afternoon or evening, local ...and more »

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

A 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 »

As Super Typhoon Nepartak Hits Taiwan, Here Are 3 Typhoon Myths You Should Know - Forbes

Typhoon Nepartak approaches the east of Taiwan on July 7, 2016 in Yilan, Taiwan. (Photo by Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images). Typhoon Nepartak made landfall in Taiwan Friday morning after a week of oh-my-god drumroll, from wow Facebook FB -3.35% · Facebook ...and more »

Nepartak: Huge typhoon heading for Taiwan -

Sandbags are being stacked and boats remain in harbour as inhabitants brace themselves for super typhoon's arrival. by Rob McElwee. 7 Jul 2016. Nepartak: Huge typhoon heading for Taiwan. Soldiers bring sandbags to northeast Taiwan as typhoon ...and more »

Typhoon Nepartak ravages Taitung with strongest wind in 61 years - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) Typhoon Nepartak ravaged Taitung Friday, bringing heavy rain and the strongest wind in 61 years to the southeastern county. At 4:37 a.m. Friday, a weather station recorded gusts of 205 kilometers per hour in Taitung City, which ...and more »

Two dead as Typhoon Nepartak strikes Taiwan - BBC News

Typhoon Nepartak hit Taiwan's east coast on Friday, leaving two dead and 66 injured, as well as forcing evacuations and disrupting services. More than 15,000 people had to leave their homes as hundreds of flights were cancelled and offices and schools ...and more »