typhoons

Extreme Weather 101: Everything You Need to Know

Extreme Weather 101: Everything You Need to Know

What Is Extreme Weather? Extreme weather is what we call it when a particular weather event like a flash flood or a heat wave is significantly different from the average weather pattern for an area. It is important to understand these events because they can be disruptive and even deadly, harming human communities, agriculture and […]

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    Typhoon Slams Into Flood-Ravaged Japan

    Typhoon Slams Into Flood-Ravaged Japan

    After historic flooding killed hundreds and a record-breaking heat wave killed scores in Japan this month, the country prepared to weather yet another disaster as Typhoon Jongdari made landfall on the country’s main island of Honshu Sunday, BBC News reported. The typhoon injured 24 as it passed over western Honshu and the southern part of […]