Tag Archives: Typhoon

Philippines Braces For Typhoon Yutu


Manila: Typhoon Rosita, international name “Yutu” has intensified as it entered the country Saturday morning, weather officials said, the typhoon now has maximum sustained winds of 200 kph, up from 185 kph, near the center and gustiness of up to 245 kph from 225 kph, It is currently at 1,345 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan moving west at 20 kph, The typhoon comes as Filipinos prepared to honour their dead during All Saint’s Day and All Soul’s Day on November 1 and November 2.


In U.S. territory in the Pacific Northern Mariana Islands, the typhoon smashed cars and fallen utility poles two days after the deadly storm.


Kuwait’s embassy in Japan warns Citizens of typhoon Trami


Kuwait’s embassy here has warned Kuwaitis visiting or residing in Japan to take precautionary measures against the tsunami that swept through the southern region of the Far East Asian country, heading towards the capital Tokyo.
The embassy called on Kuwaitis to comply with safety instructions issued by the local Japanese authorities, urging them to communicate with the embassy in case of required assistance or an emergency.
The embassy provided the following contacts: Phone number: 03-3455-0361 Email: consular@kuwait-embassy.or.jp



Typhoon Mangkhut strengthens as it heads toward Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong


A super typhoon is intensifying in the Pacific and is forecast to barrel through the Philippines and Taiwan this week before heading to Hong Kong and south China. Mangkhut, classified by the Hong Kong Observatory as a super typhoon, is forecast to pack maximum winds of 230 kilometers per hour by Friday before gradually weakening. The typhoon, expected to be closer to south China by the weekend, will bring heavy rains and storm surges on its trail.

Kuwait embassy cautions Citizens in Japan amid typhoon

fbfnfnKuwait’s embassy in Japan has advised Citizens residing in the country to exercise maximum caution as Typhoon Jebi has raked the west of the country, The storm is very likely to cause heavy rains, landslides and floods, the Kuwaiti mission said, calling on nationals to abide by security regulations to ensure their safety, It went on to say that emergency help is a quick phone call away at emergency hotline 03-3455-0361, or send an e-mail to:consular@kuwait-embassy.or.jp.

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than a million people and canceled hundreds of flights as Typhoon Jebi hammered large swathes of the Asian nation, killing at least 10 people.

Embassy in Washington reaching out to Kuwaitis ahead of Irma

#US Kuwait Embassy urged its nationals in the State of Florida to be cautious about their safety as the potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma is barreling towards the state from the Atlantic Ocean. Out of keenness on the security and safety of the Kuwaiti citizens and students living in the state, the Embassy urged them a press release to follow the safety instructions specified by the local authorities. It called on the Kuwaiti nationals to keep in touch with Kuwaiti mission in Washington and report on any eventuality via the embassy’s Emergency phone No: +12022620758 or the culture office +12023642104. 

Kuwaitis unharmed in Hong Kong, Macau after 2nd typhoon


Kuwait’s General Consulate in Hong Kong said all Kuwaitis were unharmed in the second typhoon 8 signal that struck areas in Hong Kong and Macau yesterday.
In a statement, the consulate advised Kuwaiti citizens to follow safety regulations and immediately call the consulate on number 0085298211669 in case of any emergency.
A powerful storm lashed Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday just days after a typhoon swept through southern China and claimed at least 18 lives.

Kuwaiti Embassy Urges Citizens To Be Cautious Ahead Of Hurricane Harvey


The Kuwait’s Embassy in Washington has urged all Kuwaiti citizens and students in the southern coastal states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, which are expected to be hit by Hurricane Harvey, to stay vigilant and cautious, and take all precautionary measures to ensure their safety.
The embassy, in a press statement Thursday, also asked fellow citizens and students to follow up all instructions and directions by local US authorities on ways to face the hurricane and secure safety.
The embassy also urged compatriots to keep it updated about their situation and if they need any help through the following emergency phone numbers of the embassy and Kuwait’s Culture Office in Washington respectively: (+1 202 262 0758) and (+1 202 364 2104).