Storms and Floods

Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to make landfall in New Orleans Tuesday night, nearly 7 years to the day after the ill-fated hurricane Katrina.

Typhoon Tembin causes widespread damage in Taiwan. 25 more words


Departure from Singapore and Arrival in Taiwan

alright… my very first post in Taiwan… on day 1 of arrival in Taiwan. counting down, just only 144 days more…

left Singapore early this morning at 1.15am, plane took off at around 1.40am and I reached Taiwan at 5.45am, 15 minutes ahead of schedule, which the pilot attributed to the tailwind… lucky it wasn’t the impact of Typhoon Tembin. 1,006 more words

NTU Student Exchange

Back By Popular Demand

Perhaps that title is a little deceiving…in a couple of ways.

  1. I am NOT referring to Typhoon Tembin being back by popular demand, although this post…
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TEMBIN Could Hit Taiwan Multiple Times

Typhoon TEMBIN moves into Taiwan Strait after making first landfall

TEMBIN made landfall in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, early Friday, having dumped 500 mm of rain on parts of  southern and southeastern Taiwan over a 10-hour period, before moving out to sea shortly after. 81 more words

Global Disaster Watch

See ya, Tembin

After a night of high wind and some rain, we awoke to a calm and quiet scene in Dashe, Kaohsiung this morning. Where did the typhoon go? 249 more words


Egrets & Tembin

Egrets watch over a local Dacun rice field as Typhoon Tembin slowly approaches from the east. As of midday today (when I took these photos) there has not been a spot of rain or even a gust of wind so far. 21 more words


The Calm

The evening before Typhoon Tembin’s arrival.

Central Taiwan