Hurricane

  • VIDEO: Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in China

    VIDEO: Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in China

    TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) – Typhoon Lekima has made landfall in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang early Saturday morning. At least 13 people have been killed and 16 others missing in eastern China since landfall.

  • VIDEO: Typhoon Lekima hits Japan before heading to China

    VIDEO: Typhoon Lekima hits Japan before heading to China

    TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) – Lekima briefly strengthened into a super typhoon on Thursday as it passed across the southern Ryuku islands of Japan, before weakening on its trajectory toward China, according to CNN. With powerful winds of 220 kph (134 mph), the storm is no longer "super" but it is still very strong -- the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane.

  • Iran offers Cuba aid after devastating tornado

    Iran offers Cuba aid after devastating tornado

    TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (MNA) – Iran on Wednesday offered humanitarian and medical aid to Cuba which was hit by the devastating tornado and torrential rainfall on Sunday, killing three and injuring over 170.

  • Iran sympathizes with hurricane victims in US, Philippines

    Iran sympathizes with hurricane victims in US, Philippines

    TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has offered sympathy to the families of the victims, and the people who have been affected by the two severe storms in the United States, the Philippines, and China.

  • VIDEO: Typhoon Mangkhut stikes East Asia, kills at least 64

    VIDEO: Typhoon Mangkhut stikes East Asia, kills at least 64

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – Typhoon Mangkhut has hit Macau, Hong Kong, and the Philippines in past two days and is now striking China’s southern regions. According to reports, the natural disaster has claimed at least 64 lives in Philippines and death toll may rise as rescue operation is underway. Packing winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph) at its peak, tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the strongest to hit the region this year, CNBC reported. (Source of video: The Guardian)

  • Iran commiserates with Hurricane Harvey sufferers

    Iran commiserates with Hurricane Harvey sufferers

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – FM Spokesperson Ghasemi, while voicing regret at damages caused by the cyclone in parts of the US, shared sorrows of affected people and families of the victims.

  • VIDEO: Harvey Hurricane claims 2 lives in Texas

    VIDEO: Harvey Hurricane claims 2 lives in Texas

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Harvey Hurricane in Texas, the strongest to hit the US in 13 years, has so far claimed two victims. The National Hurricane Center has warned of ‘catastrophic flooding’ over the next few days.