Posts Tagged ‘storm’

Boat capsizes in Iran, killing 17

Sunday, January 22, 2012 Comments off

Hormuz Strait. Photo: AFP

Seventeen people have died after a storm capsized a passenger boat off Iran`s southern coast. Read more…

New typhoon likely to strike Philippines

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 27, 2011


Philippines. Photo: EPA   

Meteorologists in the Philippines warn about the possibility of a new storm – just days after a powerful typhoon claimed the lives of over a thousand people. According to forecasts, on Monday night Mindanao island will have some 20 inches of precipitation. Read more…

US:Severe storm approaches Alaska

Thursday, November 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 10,2011

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Heavy-duty storm advancing on Alaska, Chukotka Peninsula

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

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A powerful storm raging in the Bering Sea is advancing on the west coast of the U.S. state of Alaska and Russia’s Chukotka Peninsula. The U.S. National Read more…

Japan:Storm moving northeast

Sunday, May 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 29,2011

A severe tropical storm is sweeping over the ocean off Kochi Prefecture in western Japan and moving northeast.

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Philippines hit by storm

Sunday, May 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 8,2011

A tropical storm has hit northeastern Philippines, killing three people and forcing over 100,000 others to leave their homes because of landslides and floods.

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