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The NMC issued a red alert as the super typhoon approached on Friday, before downgrading the level to orange as the winds eased to 144 km/h on Saturday morning.(AP Photo)

13 killed, 16 missing as Typhoon Lekima hits China

Beijing | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 03:42 PM IST
National Meteorological Centre (NMC) has said that the typhoon will move north at a speed of about 15 km/h, with gradually weakening force and that the storm will sweep through Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces before making another landfall in the southern coastal areas of the Shandong Peninsula.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake that rattled Taiwan on Thursday killed one woman and caused temporary power outages that affected over 10,000 homes.(AFP Photo)
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake that rattled Taiwan on Thursday killed one woman and caused temporary power outages that affected over 10,000 homes.(AFP Photo)

One dead after 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

Taipei | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 11:23 AM IST
Tremors were felt across the island and high-rises in Taipei swayed as the quake struck off the northeastern coast at dawn, waking sleeping residents.
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