posted on Aug, 25 2004 @ 10:54 PM
Village missing after landslide
I know this is not a laughing matter,I just chuckled a bit seeing that headline.
This is indeed bad when a whole town gets wiped out and people end up dead and/or missing.
Nature can be very unrelenting sometimes.
250,000 Chinese flee typhoon
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- China has begun evacuating almost 250,000 people from coastal areas as it braces for the onslaught of Typhoon Aere.
The storm system -- packing winds of 140 kph (86 mph) and gusts to 175 kph (108 mph) --
Due to the storm, more than 337,000 homes in northern Taiwan suffered power losses on at least one occasion.