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 Typhoon threatens China after 10 dead or missing in Taiwan

A street corner is filled with a mangled rooftop brought down by strong winds from Typhoon Soudelor in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Soudelor brought heavy rains and strong winds to the island Saturday with winds speeds over 170 km per hour (100 mph) and gusts over 200 km per hour (120 mph) according to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

A street corner is filled with a mangled rooftop brought down by strong winds from Typhoon Soudelor in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Soudelor brought heavy rains and strong winds to the island Saturday with winds speeds over 170 km per hour (100 mph) and gusts over 200 km per hour (120 mph) according to Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

A total of 101 people were hurt in Taiwan and more than 3 million households lost electricity as the powerful storm left streets strewn with fallen trees. All 279 domestic flights were canceled Saturday, as well as at least 37 international flights. An 8-year-old girl and her mother died when they were swept out to sea Thursday from a beach on the east coast, the official Central News Agency reported. The girl’s twin sister remains missing…

 

UK weather: Superstorm Soudelor to ‘batter Britain’ with brutal knock-on effect of massive typhoon

Britain could be battered by storms thanks to the impact of a massive typhoon that is hurtling across the Pacific Ocean. Superstorm Soudelor is currently heading for Japan, Taiwan and China, but while its main impact would be on these countries, experts have warned the UK could be hit – despite being thousands of miles away. If the storm veers north across China, there could be a knock-on effect which could see rain and winds hammer the UK. Leon Brown, of The Weather Channel UK, told the Daily Express: “Storms in this region are usually too far away to affect the weather…

 

Are You Ready for the Next Disaster?

Natural disasters like wildfires, hurricanes, floods, and tornados can devastate a home building business. In fact, 25% of companies that experience a disaster never reopen. Recent examples include unprecedented flooding in Houston that affected commerce worldwide, and the lingering effects of Hurricane Sandy, even three years into the recovery. It’s imperative for builders across the country to create disaster recovery plans that will help to limit disruption and restore…

 

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