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Typhoon Yutu Could Strike Guam as a Category 5 Beast

It feels like 2018 is the year of rapid intensification. Storm after storm after storm has spun up from humble begins to cyclonic monster around the world. The latest cyclone to join the ignominious club is Typhoon Yutu which is in the midst of spinning up into a forecast Category 5 super typhoon by Wednesday. Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands lie squarely in the typhoon’s path. Continue reading Typhoon Yutu Could Strike Guam as a Category 5 Beast

Japan’s Deadly Typhoon Rains Have Left 2 Million Ready to Evacuate

Throughout western and central Japan, rains are terrorizing entire villages and triggering deadly landslides. At least four people have already died, and authorities ordered another roughly 210,000 people to evacuate their homes as of Friday. Another two million people are being advised to follow suit. Continue reading Japan’s Deadly Typhoon Rains Have Left 2 Million Ready to Evacuate

The Sheer Force of the Super Typhoon in Taiwan Is Really Scary to See

Typhoon Nepartak hit Taiwan Friday morning and reached winds of over 150 mph. According to the Weather Channel, three people have died and over 100 were injured due to the super typhoon. Seeing the incredible strength of the storm is truly terrifying—you can see the powerful winds tossing cars, shaking buildings, and ripping the ground.

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