2015 Hurricane Season


Print it now: Storm survival guide

The Weather Authority's 18-page Hurricane 2015 Hurricane Survival Guide to help prepare for, track and recover from tropical weather.

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Powerful earthquake possible in Bay Area

There's a big earthquake coming.

Tuesday's magnitude-4.0 earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area caused relatively little damage, but it gave a glimpse of the potential geological threats the region could face.

Scientists believe there's strong eviden...

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Typhoon Chan-hom slams eastern China

A powerful Typhoon Chan-hom slammed into the Chinese island city of Zhoushan on Saturday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and strong winds in an event that has prompted hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

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Eastern China braces for Typhoon Chan-hom

China is bracing for the arrival of a strong storm this weekend after an earlier one fizzled out over land.

Typhoon Chan-hom was churning near Japan's Ryuku Islands early Friday, with maximum sustained winds of around 213 kph (132 mph).

It's forecast ...

Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall in Texas

Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall on the Texas coast with sustained winds of up to 60 miles an hour. It's also bringing heavy rain that's expected to cause widespread flooding in a state experiencing one of its wettest springs on record. 

Storm Information

  • Name:Eight-E
  • Lat/Long:16.9N, 132.5W
  • Max Winds:30KT
  • Speed:11KT
  • Pressure:1007MB
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