Killer Storms and Floods
Irene Isolates: towns in Vermont, New Jersey cut off as bridges washed out Tags: Hurricane Irene

Uploaded by RussiaToday on 30 Aug 2011

The American states of New Jersey and Vermont are struggling with their worst flooding in decades. It follows a massive storm which churned up the U.S. East Coast, killing at least 38 over the weekend. Hurricane Irene, later downgraded to a tropical storm, also caused power outages in over 5 million homes and businesses across the country. Total economic damage from the disaster could reach 20 billion U.S. dollars.

China next in Nanmadol's path of destruction Tags: SUPER TYPHOON NANMADOL

Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on 29 Aug 2011

Tropical storm Nanmadol is heading for China after leaving Taiwan in chaos.

The storm drenched southern and eastern Taiwan and prompted evacuations and major travel disruptions, on Monday.

China is now preparing for Nanmadol in the Fujian province, where it is expected to hit some time on Tuesday, the China Meteorological Administration said on its website.

Nanmadol has weakend and has been downgraded from a typhoon to a storm, but it is still expected to to dump half a metre of rain on the island.

Thousands of people in the south have been told to leave their homes ahead of possible landslides.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports.

Deadly typhoon slams Taiwan, set for China Tags: SUPER TYPHOON NANMADOL

We already posted some tings about that Typhoon as it was howling over the Philippines as a Cat 5 Typhoon.

But we had no videos.

SiNeh~

Uploaded by RussiaToday on 29 Aug 2011

After tearing through the Philippines, where it killed 12 people, a typhoon has now slammed into Taiwan. It's dumped more than half a meter of rain in the mountainous south, the area prone to catastrophic landslides. It's prompted the evacuation of some eight-thousand people from the region. The typhoon is now heading for the eastern Chinese coast.

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