AIR Worldwide News

Typhoon Matmo Targets Taiwan, Southeastern China: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Matmo (called Henry in the Philippines) formed in the Philippines Sea and became a tropical storm on July 17. It is the third typhoon to form in the northwest Pacific basin in …

Typhoon Rammasun Poised to Strike Hainan Province in China: AIR

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, after striking the Philippines with high winds and floods, “a strengthening Typhoon Rammasun is set to make landfall in China between 6 and 12 UTC on July 18, 2014, as a strong tropical …

Typhoon Rammasun Passes South of Manila, Strengthening Expected: AIR

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Rammasun weakened as it crossed the Philippine island of Luzon and passed to the south of Manila, where wind speeds of 60-140 km/hr (37-87 mph) were observed, along with heavy rainfall. Rammasun …

Typhoon Rammasun Makes Landfall in Philippines; AIR Analysis

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide reported that Typhoon Rammasun made landfall in the Philippine province of Sorsogon with sustained winds of 157 km/h (98 mph) on Tuesday, July 15, in late afternoon local time. The storm is heading for Manila. …

TS Neoguri Makes Landfall in Kyushu; Continues to Weaken: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Neoguri weakened to a tropical storm before it made landfall on Japan’s southernmost island, Kyushu, at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 10, local time (5 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, Eastern Time). Minimum central …

Typhoon Neoguri Approaches Kyushu: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Neoguri, the strongest typhoon so far in the 2014 Western Pacific season, is slowly closing in on the west coast of Kyushu, the most southerly of Japan’s four main islands. It is …

Typhoon Neoguri Lashes Okinawa; Heads for Kyushu: AIR Report

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Neoguri made its closest approach to Japan’s southern Okinawa islands last night, lashing the islands with torrential rain and strong winds. The storm wind speeds were close to 180 km/h [112 mph]. …

Typhoon Neoguri to Skirt Okinawa; Nears Kyushu Landfall: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, at about 6:30 am local time today, Typhoon Neoguri—the strongest typhoon to date in 2014—is “roaring toward Japan with sustained winds of 180 km/hr [112 mph] and gusts above 250 km/h [155 mph].” …

Powerful M6.9 Quake Strikes near Mexico-Guatemala Border: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, at about 6:30 am local time yesterday, July 7, a powerful M6.9 earthquake struck near the border of Mexico and Guatemala near the town of Puerto Madero, Mexico, at a depth of 37.3 …

Forecast Update: North Carolina on Watch for Hurricane Arthur

Tropical Storm Arthur is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane within two days and threaten North Carolina’s Outer Banks, where tourists are visiting for the Fourth of July holiday, while also adding to heavy rain in New York. The storm …