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Typhoon SOUDELOR Leaves a Trail of Death in Taiwan, E China

Posted by feww on August 9, 2015

Deadly typhoon dumps up to 645mm of rain in E. China

After battering Taiwan, SOUDELOR slammed Fujian Province on Saturday night, affecting also the neighboring Jiangxi and Zhejiang provinces.

SOUDELOR killed at least 6 people in Taiwan, left others missing and more than 100 injured.

The typhoon dumped 645mm of rain in Wencheng county, the heaviest in a hundred years, said an official report.

“In the provincial capital of Fuzhou, much of the downtown area was waterlogged. More than 10,000 trees had fallen and traffic stalled on flooded streets.”

The storm forced three airports to close, with more than 530 flights canceled. Six expressways were closed due to flooding, and 191 high-speed trains were cancelled, said the report.


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Major Disaster Declared for Northern Mariana Islands

Posted by feww on August 6, 2015

Super Typhoon SOUDELOR: Federal disaster declared for Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands 

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Typhoon Soudelor (DR-4235)

The Disaster President has declared a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands in the area affected by Super Typhoon SOUDELOR during the period of August 1-3, 2015.

The areas that were worst affected by the impact of the massive Typhoon were the islands of Rota, Saipan, and Tinian.

The Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area said that damage surveys are continuing in other areas, and additional areas may be designated for assistance after the assessments are fully completed.

This is the 31st Major Disaster Declaration [DR 4205-4235] proclaimed for a U.S. state/territory. Additionally, the federal government has issued eleven Fire Management Assistance Declarations for the year to date, as of posting.

Fire Management Assistance Declarations (2015)

[FM-5094] 08/04/2015 Washington Highway 8 Fire
[FM-5093] 08/02/2015 California Rocky Fire
[FM-5092] 07/30/2015 Oregon Stouts Creek Fire
[FM-5091] 07/23/2015 California Wragg Fire
[FM-5090] 07/20/2015 Washington Blue Creek Fire
[FM-5089] 07/20/2015 California North Fire
[FM-5088] 07/06/2015 Idaho Cape Horn Fire
[FM-5087] 06/29/2015 Washington Sleepy Hollow Fire
[FM-5086] 06/17/2015 Arizona Kearney River Fire
[FM-5085] 06/16/2015 Alaska Card Street Fire
[FM-5084] 06/15/2015 Alaska Sockeye Fire

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