Japan ramped up rescue efforts on Sunday for survivors of a typhoon that brought record-breaking amounts of rain.
For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.
Japan sent tens of thousands of troops to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history.
The weather agency warned that central and eastern Japan including Tokyo could see record winds as Typhoon Faxai approaches, forcing airlines to cancel a number of flights and some major roads to be closed.
The Japanese weather agency Sunday warned that central and eastern Japan regions including Tokyo areas could see some of their most powerful ever winds as Typhoon Faxai is approaching.
A powerful typhoon brought heavy rain and high winds as it approached southern Japan, leading to flight cancellations and power outages in several cities.
A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province.
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years battered the west of the country Tuesday with violent winds and heavy rain.
Residents already reeling from deadly floods sand-bagged rivers and prepared for more evacuations as a powerful typhoon neared on Saturday.
Germany and France have agreed on the central requirements for a new fighter jet to replace Eurofighter Typhoon and Rafale warplanes beginning in 2040.
Britain and Saudi Arabia took a step closer to a multi-billion- pound arms deal on Friday.
Some 200 people have been killed in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm battered the archipelago nation's second-largest island.
Qatar started a huge air power buildup, raising questions about its ability to improve its technology amidst the crisis with the Arab Quartet.
Qatar signed a €6 billion (about $7 billion) deal to purchase 24 Typhoon fighters from Britain, BBC reported Sunday.
The death toll from typhoon downpours and floods wreaking havoc along Vietnam's south-central coast has risen to 61, an official said Tuesday.
The death toll rose to at least 27 on Sunday from the typhoon that pummelled central and southern Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.
A typhoon was barrelling up the Pacific coast of Japan on Sunday in the general direction of Tokyo, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people.
World news varied Sunday between political, social and others issues.
Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday .