29 May '11, 6am

Typhoon Songda churns towards Tokyo

Typhoon Songda churns towards Tokyo

TOKYO: Typhoon Songda churned northeast along Pacific coasts in southern Japan Sunday, bringing with it heavy rains and staying on course to hit Tokyo as it weakened, weather officials said. It was expected to be downgraded to a depression late Sunday but could still dump torrential rain on the northeast coast, which was devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11. A total of 57 people suffered storm-related injuries on the southern Okinawan islands, police said. Of those, five were seriously hurt. The typhoon, packing winds of up to 160 kilometres (100 miles) per hour, was located about 100 kilometres off the southwestern tip of Shikoku island at noon (O300 GMT), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Agency official Takeo Tanaka said the storm, losing strength, could reach Tokyo at around 9:00 am (0000 GMT) Monday. It was not clear whether it would directly...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/vi...

Tweets

Storm Songda churns towards Tokyo

sg.news.yahoo.com 29 May '11, 10am

Typhoon Songda weakened into a depression as it churned along Japan's Pacific coast on Sunday but was still expected to br...

Typhoon approaches Japan, may threaten nuclear plant

Typhoon approaches Japan, may threaten nuclear ...

straitstimes.com 29 May '11, 12am

This multispectral satellite image provided by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center shows Typhoon Songda. -- PHOTO: AP TOKYO -...

Typhoon approaches Japan, may threaten nuclear plant

Typhoon approaches Japan, may threaten nuclear ...

channelnewsasia.com 28 May '11, 6pm

TOKYO : Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is not fully prepared to deal with violent storms, officials admitted Sat...

Typhoon approaches Japan, may threaten nuclear ...

straitstimes.com 28 May '11, 12pm

TOKYO - JAPAN'S crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is not fully prepared to deal with violent storms, officials admitted on ...

Typhoon Songda could carry radiation to Tokyo, ...

asiaone.com 30 May '11, 2am

With this summer's typhoon season already underway, concerns have risen that the storms' easterly winds may bring larger a...

Philippine typhoon death toll rises to three: BAGUIO - THE death toll from Typhoon Songda in the Philippines ros...

Philippine typhoon death toll rises to three: B...

straitstimes.com 28 May '11, 10pm

BAGUIO - THE death toll from Typhoon Songda in the Philippines rose to three on Saturday as rescuers retrieved the body of...

Philippine typhoon death toll rises to three: B...

straitstimes.com 28 May '11, 8am

BAGUIO - THE death toll from Typhoon Songda in the Philippines rose to three on Saturday as rescuers retrieved the body of...

EU, #Japan agree to work towards free trade deal

sg.finance.yahoo.com 29 May '11, 12am

Topics: International Economy Government and Policy On Saturday 28 May 2011, 19:53 SGT The European Union and Japan said S...

EU, Japan agree to work towards free trade deal

EU, Japan agree to work towards free trade deal

channelnewsasia.com 28 May '11, 5pm

BRUSSELS : The European Union and Japan said Saturday they had agreed to work towards a multi-billion-euro free trade deal...

Philippines braces for typhoon, evacuation ordered

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 May '11, 11am

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials began evacuating thousands of residents in areas prone to floods and lands...

"Researchers claim that if a typhoon were to to...

asiaone.com 30 May '11, 2am

With this summer's typhoon season already underway, concerns have risen that the storms' easterly winds may bring larger a...