Super Typhoon

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China Braces for Super Typhoon

Megi has already devastated Philippines, killed 19

(Newser) - Southern China is preparing for “super typhoon” Megi, which killed 19 people in the Philippines and is expected to hit the coastline east of Hong Kong on Saturday. Ports and oil terminals have shut down, hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated, and thousands of fishing vessels have... More »

Mega Typhoon Rips Philippines

Megi packing 146 mph winds, 46 foot waves

(Newser) - Furious 140 mph "Super Typhoon" Megi has slammed into the Philippines as thousands of residents huddle in shelters and steel themselves for massive flooding, landslides, and damage to crops, homes and power lines. Forecasters warned that waves off the east coast of the beleaguered nation could hit 46 feet.... More »

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