• Crocodiles in the streets and 20 dead after floods in Colombo region, Sri Lanka

    Early monsoon with severe floods is currently not reported only from India, China and parts of southeastern Asia, but extreme flood event occurred in Sri Lanka, too. During June 2021 floods, 20 people already died and many damages are reported after extreme 24-hour rainfall up to 221 mm (monthly average ...
  • China: 401 mm / 3 hours, extreme floods

    Not 71 /https://mkweather.com/cyclone-yass-in-india-and-bangladesh-97w-invest-near-vietnam-71-rivers-in-china-with-floods-441c-in-southern-china-and-407c-in-philippines-asia//, but already 97 big rivers in China is fighting with severe floods and heavy rains in their basins. The worst situation is in southern and northeastern China. In Guangdong, southernmost part of China, 401 mm / 3hours of rainfall was fallen, what has brought at the start ...
  • Snowing in South Korea in May after 22 years!

    Only a week after extreme April tropical heatwaves in Japan an Korean Peninsula /https://mkweather.com/superyphoon-surigae-and-its-surprise-for-korea-and-japan-tropical-temperatures//, extremely cold weather hit region in full power! In South Korea, snowing in altitudes around 600-1000 MASL appeared at the weekend, what is the first snowing in populated regions since 1999. According to The Korea Meteorological ...
  • Myanmar +44,8°C, regional all-time records

    In March 2021, severe drought hit southern parts of Southeastern Asia and River Mekong reached extremely low levels /https://mkweather.com/severe-drought-in-thailand-mekong-with-critical-levels-only-around-1-meter/; https://mkweather.com/thailand-still-with-severe-drought-424c-a-new-march-record-measured//. In April 2021, storm systems from the south, and the first cyclones and typhoons of the season appeared in the region /https://mkweather.com/tropical-system-90b-invest-hits-myanmar-and-thailand/; https://mkweather.com/the-strongest-april-typhoon-in-history-supertyphoon-surigae-category-5-winds-315-km-h-devastated-palau/; https://mkweather.com/supertyphoon-surigae-category-5-hits-philippines//. Drought has shifted in April to ...
  • Hong Kong: +34°C on Easter after record temperatures in March

    Not only Taiwan, which is suffering the worst drought in 73 years /https://mkweather.com/taiwan-the-worst-drought-in-73-years-extreme-2021-mk// and Japan with the earliest cherry blossom since 812 /https://mkweather.com/japans-cherry-blossom-earliest-peak-since-812//, but also Hong Kong and eastern and southern coast of China experience with extremely hot spring weather. Temperature anomalies on Thursday, 1. April 2021 are very, regionally ...
  • Next severe rains and floods for Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia after typhoons Goni and ...

    Typhoon Goni devasted northern and Central Philippines /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/30/typhoon-goni-exploded-into-2020s-strongest-storm-on-earth-category-5-305-km-h-winds-hits-philippines-and-vietnam/; https://mkweather.com/2020/11/01/dramatic-scenes-typhoon-goni-315-km-h-sustained-winds-hit-philippines/; https://mkweather.com/2020/11/02/the-strongest-superstrom-on-the-earth-in-history-typhoon-goni-from-a-drone// and from Thursday to Friday, 5.-6. November 2020, after 5 days, hit in Vietnam. Goni already isn´t so powerful than at the weekend, when reached 315 km/h sustained winds and 380 km/h wind gusts near Philippines, but it making next ...
  • 7th tropical system after 105 dead: Typhon Saudel should bring catastrophic impact to Central Vietnam

    6 tropical systems - 4 tropical depressions and 2 tropical storms (Linfa and Nangka) hit Vietnam and Southeastern Asia since 5. October /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/17/vietnam-62-dead-and-6-tropical-waves-next-2000-mm-of-rain-is-expected/; https://mkweather.com/2020/10/14/53-died-15-missing-after-disastrous-floods-in-vietnam-cambodia-laos-next-tropical-threat-hit-region-on-friday-16-october/; https://mkweather.com/2020/10/11/vietnam-hits-next-3-tropical-systems-tropical-storm-linfa-and-depressions-93w-and-94w-it-makes-significant-landfall-in-philippines-laos-cambodia-thailand-and-myanmar-too// and cause historic floods - the worst in decades. Floods has affected more than 5 millions people in Central Vietnam, Hue region, last days. Now, ...
  • Vietnam hits next 3 tropical systems - tropical storm Linfa and depressions 93W and 94W, ...

    Already during last week we have informed about extreme circulation, which is expanding in Southeastern Asia and parts of India /VIETNAM 1500 MM; INDIA; SE AND S ASIA; PHILIPPINES/. Meteorologists have a lot of work now with the monitoring of the situation in Southeastern Asia, because after tropical depression 91W ...
  • Next tropical threat in Philippines and China, Philippines after floods

    Heavy rains bothers Southeastern, Southern and Eastern Asia - from Indonesia to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Philippines, India, Bangladesh or Japan. After typhoon Noul, ITCZ southward shift and MJO to wet phase change in the region, next tropical threat is expected from Vietnam to Myanmar, next floods bothers Indonesia ...
  • Next tropical threat in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and India

    Next 48 hours will be moving above Southeastern Asia a tropical depression, maybe with a status of tropical storm, which brings to countries in region extreme high rainfall, until Sunday, up to 542 mm (21.3 inches). System will be moving above southern and central Vietnam, Cambodia, southern Laos, Thailand and ...
  • Heavy frosts in Mongolia (-20,6°C) and Russia (-20,2°C) in early October, next extreme coldwave will ...

    Winter has arrived to southern parts of Siberia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia early in 2020 and parts of central Asia are reporting extreme strong, all day frosts. Even more surprising is, that extreme cold air, which has shifting in early October in 2 waves above central Asia, has origin in powerful ...
  • ITCZ is shifting southward, floods in Indonesia (Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, West Papua) has started cause ...

    During the summer, Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) was shifted above northern parts of Souteastern Asia - lot of rain has been reported from Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand or Myanmar. Currently, ITCZ has starting to shift more southward, over northern parts of Indonesia, with severe storms and flooding risk. Already during the ...
  • Tropical activity will shift from the Atlantic to the Pacific next 2-3 weeks: Tropical storm ...

    With shift a wet MJO phase over Pacific, next tropical threats has appeared above the ocean next more than a month - during the next period mainly a tropical storm Kujira southeasterly from Japan, from which next typhoon is expected to form in very northern parts of Pacific. During the ...
  • Autumn forecast for Asia from Accuweather

    Main conclusions from Asia´s autumn forecast from Accuweather: Weak La Niña conditions will contribute to warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures over the western part of the Pacific basin, therefore an uptick in storms and tropical activity will occur. /see also https://mkweather.com/2020/09/06/main-notes-from-cfsv2-forecast-for-autumn-and-winter-2020-21-in-the-world// Next typhoons are expected from the Philippines to Taiwan, eastern ...
  • Japan hits the one of the strongest typhoons in decades (Haishen), South Korea never hit ...

    Not only extremely strong hurricane season, but too recorded typhoon season reports South Korea and Japan. After typhon Bavi and supertyphoon Maysak comes to Japan and Korea next, and even stronger disaster - supertyphoon Haishen. From Saturday to Sunday, winds of 200 kilometers per hour are expected in Okinawa and ...
  • A powerful moments of Typhoon Maysak in South Korea (short cut videos)

    Supertyphoon Maysak hit first from Monday to Tuesday Ryukyu Islands, with really terrifying manifestations /https://mkweather.com/2020/09/02/terrifying-noises-of-typhoon-maysak-in-japan-270-km-h-gusts// with sustained winds 196 km/h and wind gusts around 250 km/h. In the center of supertyphoon, sustained winds reached 222 km/h (120 knots) and wind gusts up to 270 km/h (140-145 knots). It´s an equivalent ...
  • Terrifying noises of Typhoon Maysak in Japan (270 km/h gusts)

    Sometimes words are useless. It is a case of Supertyphoon Maysak, Category 5/5 on East Asian scales and Category 4/5 on Saffir-Simpson Atlantic hurricane scale. With wind gusts in the center up to 140 - 145 knots (270 km/h / 160 mph) supertyphoon from Tuesday to Wednesday hits Ryukyu Islands, ...