A TransAsia Airway flight carrying 54 passengers and four crew members crashed in Taiwan because of technical failure. The incident took place near Magong airport on the outlying Penghu island. As per aviation officials the flight was scheduled to take off at 4 p.m but because of bad weather it was ordered to remain grounded until 5.43 pm. It took off and remained in the air for a short while. The aircraft then experienced a technical failure while making an ....Read More →
July 23, 2014
Red alert has been issued in most of Taiwan as Typhoon Matmo approaches the island.
Destructive gusts of wind, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding and mudslides are expected in Taiwan.
On Tuesday night, July 22, due to the imminent danger, officials of Taiwan ordered to shut down all businesses and schools, especially on its east coast.
About 67 flights were canceled that flies to and from Taiwan, according to Bloomberg.com.
Above all, 8,000 military workforce have been deployed in case any ....Read More →
Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 shot down over east Ukraine
A Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 with 298 passengers aboard, including 27 Australians, was shot down in eastern Ukraine, a rebel-held territory on Thursday, July 17, according to media reports. It is still unclear as to who is behind the attack. However, the US intelligence official told media that a surface-to-air missile that made Malaysia Airlines jet its target was probably fired from the territory of Russia.
Several heads of the nations have ....Read More →
Super typhoon Rammasun kills over 100 in China and Philippines
July 20, 2014 : Rammasun, the powerful typhoon to strike south China in four decades, has claimed the lives of more than 16 people in the region after leaving dozens of people dead in the Philippines, according to media reports. Strong winds and torrential downpour caused by Rammasun buffeted several cities of Guangdong and Hainan provinces and the region of Guangxi, upsetting the lives of millions of people.
The mighty squall made ....Read More →
July 15, 2014 : In a metro train derailment on Tuesday, July 15 in Moscow, 15 people have lost their lives. The metro derailed between Park Pobedy (Victory Park) and Slaviansky Boulevard in the west of the city. It has also been reported that over 100 people were hospitalized, out of which, 50 were in a critical state.
Plenty of ambulances along with three BK 117 airplanes arrived at the place to carry the wounded to hospitals.
The cause of ....Read More →
July 21, 2014 : Gaza suffered the deadliest day of the two-week clash between Israel and Hamas on Sunday, that continued even today (Monday). The death toll rising beyond 500 since the ongoing gory surge of carnage has raised an alarming concern for the officials. Reportedly, more than 150 Palestinians, most of whom were children and women have lost their lives in Sunday clash.
Moreover, at least 10 extremists, who were ....Read More →
Neoguri is no longer a super typhoon and has subsided from its prime stage, according to media reports. But the peril is not over yet and the residents of Japan are still required to stay alert as torrential rainfall can posit life-threatening deluge and landslides at the consequential places.
Neoguri, which is now a tropical storm has maximum sustained wind speed of 65 mph.
WBASH100714Super Typhoon Neoguri: Major threat to Japan
So far Western Pacific's ....Read More →
July 03, 2014 : The first squall of the season is now a Category 2 hurricane; as it gained momentum while skirting the North Carolina coast with 100 mph sustained winds on Thursday night, July 3, according to media reports. A Category 2 hurricane means persistent winds of 96-110 mph. Hurricane warnings are issued across the coast of North Carolina.
The National Hurricane Center told that the Category 2 hurricane even ....Read More →
July 01 ,2014 that marks the 17th anniversary of the return of Chinese rule in Hong Kong has turned its people restless and activists are set out to openly confront China's vision of the city's political fate, as per media reports. People in massive numbers vehemently criticized the government and took to streets to ask for more democracy. Ida Chan, one of the protestors, told media, "I want to express my dissatisfaction with the government. We feel we have no ....Read More →