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Update: Tropical Storm Hagupit Hits Central Philippines; 21 People Killed

More than 21 people were killed as heavy rain and winds lashed the central Philippines, while a weakened storm Hagupit headed toward Manila. The government shut state offices and trading of stocks, bonds and currencies was suspended. Troops were deployed in Manila …

Ana Turns From Hawaii, Downgraded To Tropical Storm

Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm. After being dangerously close for several days the closest Ana got to Hawaii was …

Typhoon Rammasun Targets the Philippines; AccuWeather Report

A bulletin from the AccuWeather Global Weather Center reports that “Typhoon Rammasun is on track to threaten the Philippines Tuesday and Wednesday. “Rammasun strengthened back to a tropical storm early Sunday morning local time after briefly weakening to a tropical …

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 …

Downgraded Flossie Leaving Hawaii

The remnants of what was Tropical Storm Flossie are currently northwest of Kauai and moving away from the islands at about 15 miles per hour, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. (PST) …

Tropical Storm Flossie May Become First to Hit Hawaii Since 1992

Tropical Storm Flossie, which may become the first such system to hit Hawaii in 21 years, closed ports as it pounded parts of the state with “dangerous” surf. The storm, with top sustained winds of 50 miles (80 kilometers) per …

NHC Tracking TS Oscar; TS Nadine

The National Hurricane Center in Miami has issued an advisory bulletin for tropical storm Oscar, which is centered about 1245 miles, 2005 km, west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands. Maximum sustained winds are around 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher …

TS Leslie Moving Slowly Northward; No Change in Strength: NHC Report

The latest report, at 5:00 a.m. AST, located the center of tropical storm Leslie “near latitude 24.7 north – longitude 62.5 west;” i.e. in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, and far from any land. Leslie is almost stationary at the …

Hurricane Kirk in Mid-Atlantic; TS Leslie May Hit Bermuda: NHC Reports

Two tropical cyclones – Hurricane Kirk and Tropical Storm Leslie – are currently active in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane Center in Miami is tracking both of them, as well as the remnants of Hurricane Isaac. …

Tropical Storm Bolaven Makes Landfall in North Korea: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, after weakening to borderline tropical storm/typhoon strength (120 km/h [75 mph] 10-minute sustained winds), Typhoon Bolaven made landfall in North Korea north of Pyongyang, the country’s capital, at about 11:00 a.m. EDT on …