Heavy rain forecast for Japan as repair work from typhoon continues TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japan's weather agency warned Friday of a secondary disaster in wide areas of the country already flooded by Typhoon Hagibis, as heavy downpours were forecast to hit over the weekend while recovery efforts continue.
Typhoon Tapah feared to wreak havoc on southern S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM The southern part of the nation, especially the largest port city of Busan, could sustain significant damage over the weekend as a small, slow-moving typhoon is expected to pass near the area, the state-run weather agency said Friday.
Heavy rainfall, strong winds continue after typhoon sweeps Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM Heavy rainfall and strong winds continued to hit Japan on Friday as a powerful typhoon stayed over the Sea of Japan after ripping through the western part of the country the previous day, with warnings issued for landslides and floods.
At least 8 killed, 60 injured as several earthquakes hit northern Philippines NUR-SULTAN - MANILA. KAZINFORM - At least eight people were killed and around 60 were injured in the Philippines after a series of earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 5.4 to 5.9 struck the northern Batanes islands in the early hours of Saturday, provincial authorities said, EFE has learned.
6.4-Magnitude earthquake rocks Southern California SANTA MONICA. KAZINFORM - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale rocked Southern California on Thursday and was felt across a large part of Los Angeles County, according to early reports from the US Geological Survey (USGS), EFE reports.
Evacuation orders issued as rain continues to lash southwestern Japan KAGOSHIMA. KAZINFORM Evacuation orders were issued Wednesday to all households in the cities of Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira -- about 728,000 people in total -- as heavy rains continued to lash the Kyushu region in southwestern Japan.