“Super typhoon” Haiyan

Hurricanes may be more intense says expert

Hurricanes may be more intense says expert

Fri, 28 Aug, 2015 - The thinking that warmer ocean temperatures will produce more hurricanes has changed says a hurricane expert. 

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  • View of a landslide caused by Typhoon Goni, which damaged a portion of Kennon Road, in Baguio city in northern Philippines
    Philippines flies aid to thousands of marooned as typhoon toll rises Reuters - Mon, 24 Aug, 2015

    Philippine army helicopters on Monday airlifted food, water and relief supplies to thousands of families who fled their homes during a typhoon as more bodies were pulled … More »Philippines flies aid to thousands of marooned as typhoon toll rises

    View of a landslide caused by Typhoon Goni, which damaged a portion of Kennon Road, in Baguio city in northern Philippines

    Philippine army helicopters on Monday airlifted food, water and relief supplies to thousands of families who fled their homes during a typhoon as more bodies were pulled out from under landslides, disaster officials said. More than 30,000 people were evacuated in the northern Philippines due to fears of flooding and landslides …

  • Typhoon Goni leaves 7 dead, 2 missing in northern Philippines The Canadian Press - Fri, 21 Aug, 2015

    Typhoon Goni slightly weakened Saturday as it lashed the northern Philippines with strong rain and wind that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving … More »Typhoon Goni leaves 7 dead, 2 missing in northern Philippines

    Typhoon Goni slightly weakened Saturday as it lashed the northern Philippines with strong rain and wind that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving at least seven people dead and two others missing, officials said. The government's weather agency said the typhoon was at sea about 125 kilometres (78 …

  • PGA: PGA Championship - Final Round
    Emotions run high for family after Day wins PGA title Reuters - Mon, 17 Aug, 2015

    By Julian Linden SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Jason Day was just six years old when his father gave him a gift that would change his life forever. Alvin Day was rummaging … More »Emotions run high for family after Day wins PGA title

    PGA: PGA Championship - Final Round

    By Julian Linden SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Jason Day was just six years old when his father gave him a gift that would change his life forever. Alvin Day was rummaging through piles of garbage at a rubbish tip in Australia when he spotted an old golf club that someone had thrown away.

  • Dutch experts visit previously inaccessible MH17 Ukraine crash site
    In Ukraine jet crash aftermath, a veteran Mountie helped with a grim task The Canadian Press - Sat, 18 Jul, 2015

    A year after a Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in Ukraine, killing 298 people, sorrow runs deep and many questions linger. Tony McCulloch, a forensic expert, helped … More »In Ukraine jet crash aftermath, a veteran Mountie helped with a grim task

    Dutch experts visit previously inaccessible MH17 Ukraine crash site

    A year after a Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in Ukraine, killing 298 people, sorrow runs deep and many questions linger. Tony McCulloch, a forensic expert, helped shattered families begin healing in the days after the disaster by assisting with the grim task of matching names on the passenger manifest with human remains. …

  • Police and rescuers comfort a crying passenger after he was brought ashore from a capsized passenger ferry Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Ormoc city, central Philippines. Coast Guard officials say the boat capsized minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving dozens dead and many missing.(AP Photo/John Pilapil)
    Bodies from capsized Philippine ferry raises death toll to 38; 15 missing, 134 rescued The Canadian Press - Thu, 2 Jul, 2015

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least three more bodies have been recovered from a ferry that capsized in choppy waters in the central Philippines, raising the death toll … More »Bodies from capsized Philippine ferry raises death toll to 38; 15 missing, 134 rescued

    Police and rescuers comfort a crying passenger after he was brought ashore from a capsized passenger ferry Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Ormoc city, central Philippines. Coast Guard officials say the boat capsized minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving dozens dead and many missing.(AP Photo/John Pilapil)

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least three more bodies have been recovered from a ferry that capsized in choppy waters in the central Philippines, raising the death toll in the accident to 38 with 15 others missing, the coast guard said Friday. At least 134 people from the M/B Kim Nirvana were rescued by fishing boats and …

  • Ferry capsizes in Philippines; 35 dead, 20 missing, at least 134 rescued The Canadian Press - Thu, 2 Jul, 2015

    A ferry carrying 189 people, including at least one Canadian, capsized Thursday minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead … More »Ferry capsizes in Philippines; 35 dead, 20 missing, at least 134 rescued

    A ferry carrying 189 people, including at least one Canadian, capsized Thursday minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 26 others missing, coast guard officials said. Coast guard spokesman Armand Balilo said the wooden outrigger ferry was leaving Ormoc for the Camotes …

  • Soccer: Women's World Cup-United States at Colombia
    Pressure on Americans ahead of China test Reuters - Thu, 25 Jun, 2015

    Almost two decades on from the World Cup final win over China that catapulted the United States women's team to prominence, the two sides meet again on Friday in the … More »Pressure on Americans ahead of China test

    Soccer: Women's World Cup-United States at Colombia

    Almost two decades on from the World Cup final win over China that catapulted the United States women's team to prominence, the two sides meet again on Friday in the tournament's quarter-finals and the pressure is all on the Americans. The U.S won their second World Cup title in 1999 in Pasadena after a dramatic penalty …

  • 2 Maritimers head to earthquake-ravaged Nepal with Red Cross
    2 Maritimers head to earthquake-ravaged Nepal with Red Cross CBC - Mon, 27 Apr, 2015

    Two Maritimers are heading to earthquake-ravaged Nepal to help the Red Cross with relief efforts. Neil Bauman, a Saint John architect, specializes in emergency sheltering … More »2 Maritimers head to earthquake-ravaged Nepal with Red Cross

    2 Maritimers head to earthquake-ravaged Nepal with Red Cross

    Two Maritimers are heading to earthquake-ravaged Nepal to help the Red Cross with relief efforts. Neil Bauman, a Saint John architect, specializes in emergency sheltering and planning, Dan Bedell, communications director for the Red Cross in the Atlantic region, said in a statement. He has deployed frequently with the …

  • Early Super Typhoon Heading For Philippines
    Early Super Typhoon Heading For Philippines Sky News - Wed, 1 Apr, 2015

    A super typhoon which has developed into a dangerous storm unusually early in the season is heading towards the outer islands of the Philippines. More »Early Super Typhoon Heading For Philippines

    Early Super Typhoon Heading For Philippines

    A super typhoon which has developed into a dangerous storm unusually early in the season is heading towards the outer islands of the Philippines.

  • A boy passes a roof that was blown away, days after Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, capital city of Vanuatu
    Vanuatu provides lessons in cyclone survival Reuters - Thu, 19 Mar, 2015

    By Stephen Coates PORT VILA (Reuters) - Villagers in Vanuatu buried food and fresh water as one of the strongest storms on record bore down on them, fleeing to churches, … More »Vanuatu provides lessons in cyclone survival

    A boy passes a roof that was blown away, days after Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, capital city of Vanuatu

    By Stephen Coates PORT VILA (Reuters) - Villagers in Vanuatu buried food and fresh water as one of the strongest storms on record bore down on them, fleeing to churches, schools and even coconut drying kilns as 300 kph winds and massive seas tore their flimsy houses to the ground. Despite reports of utter devastation …

  • Pope Francis waves from the popemobile after leading a Mass at Rizal Park in Manila
    Pope finishes Asian tour after huge, rain-soaked Mass in Manila Reuters - Sun, 18 Jan, 2015

    By Rosemarie Francisco MANILA (Reuters) - Pope Francis left the Philippines on Monday, ending a week-long trip to Asia that culminated with a rain-soaked Mass for about … More »Pope finishes Asian tour after huge, rain-soaked Mass in Manila

    Pope Francis waves from the popemobile after leading a Mass at Rizal Park in Manila

    By Rosemarie Francisco MANILA (Reuters) - Pope Francis left the Philippines on Monday, ending a week-long trip to Asia that culminated with a rain-soaked Mass for about seven million people in the capital of Asia's most populous Catholic nation, the largest-ever crowd for a papal event. Vatican officials have said between …

  • Pope Francis wears a rain poncho as he attends a Mass near Tacloban airport
    Rain-soaked pope braves storm to comfort typhoon victims Reuters - Sat, 17 Jan, 2015

    By Philip Pullella and Manuel Mogato TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) - Pope Francis, wearing a plastic poncho against gusting winds and driving rain, kept a promise … More »Rain-soaked pope braves storm to comfort typhoon victims

    Pope Francis wears a rain poncho as he attends a Mass near Tacloban airport

    By Philip Pullella and Manuel Mogato TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) - Pope Francis, wearing a plastic poncho against gusting winds and driving rain, kept a promise on Saturday to comfort survivors of a devastating 2013 typhoon but a new storm forced him to leave early. The pope flew to Tacloban, ground zero of Typhoon …

  • Pope Francis waves to well-wishers aboard the popemobile near the Manila Cathedral
    Pope heads south to comfort Typhoon Haiyan survivors Reuters - Fri, 16 Jan, 2015

    By Philip Pullella and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) - Pope Francis travels to the central Philippines city of Tacloban on Saturday to pray for the dead and comfort … More »Pope heads south to comfort Typhoon Haiyan survivors

    Pope Francis waves to well-wishers aboard the popemobile near the Manila Cathedral

    By Philip Pullella and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) - Pope Francis travels to the central Philippines city of Tacloban on Saturday to pray for the dead and comfort the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the country's worst natural disaster, which killed 6,300 people a little over a year ago. The Pope's day trip to the …

  • Pope Francis smiles to the crowd during a motorcade as he arrives for a state and pastoral visit in Manila
    Pope arrives in Philippines amid massive security operation Reuters - Thu, 15 Jan, 2015

    By Manuel Mogato and Rosemarie Francisco MANILA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of Manila on Thursday, cheering Pope Francis as he began his … More »Pope arrives in Philippines amid massive security operation

    Pope Francis smiles to the crowd during a motorcade as he arrives for a state and pastoral visit in Manila

    By Manuel Mogato and Rosemarie Francisco MANILA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of Manila on Thursday, cheering Pope Francis as he began his first visit to Asia's largest Catholic nation amid one of the biggest security operations in Philippine history. The other pontiffs to visit the Philippines …

  • Pope Francis arrives in Philippines CBC - Thu, 15 Jan, 2015

    Pope Francis has arrived in the Philippines, Asia's most populous Catholic nation, where ecstatic crowds awaited the first papal visit in 20 years. More »Pope Francis arrives in Philippines

    Pope Francis has arrived in the Philippines, Asia's most populous Catholic nation, where ecstatic crowds awaited the first papal visit in 20 years.