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Collapsed steel advertising boards caused by Typhoon Faxai are seen at Edogawa ward in Tokyo, Japan September 9, 2019.

Typhoon Faxai brings record-breaking winds and strong rain to Japan, killing 3 and leaving thousands of stranded at the airport

One of the strongest typhoons to hit eastern Japan in recent years struck just east of Tokyo on Monday, with wind gusts of up to 128 mph.
Shanghai residents endure a rainstorm on August 10, 2019, ahead of Typhoon Lekima.

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China

A million people were evacuated from their homes and thousands of flights were cancelled across major airports in China.
A streetside vendor shivers in the rain as weather patterns from Typhoon Yutu affect Manila Bay on October 30, 2018.

At least 7 are dead and dozens are trapped as a strong typhoon batters the Philippines

The affected areas are still reeling from last month's Typhoon Mangkhut, which left more than 100 people dead and dozens more missing.
Saipan on Thursday.

31 photos show the devastation in the Northern Mariana Islands after Super Typhoon Yutu made a direct hit as a Category 5 storm

The typhoon not only brought down trees and power lines, but according to some witness accounts also caused concrete buildings to collapse.

Powerful typhoon kills two, snarls transport for thousands in Japan

The typhoon killed two people and injured almost 130.

A powerful typhoon is ripping through Japan, injuring dozens and causing mass destruction in its wake

As of Monday afternoon, powerful Typhoon Trami has been categorized by Japan's Meterological Agency as "strong."
A satellite image of Typhoon Mangkhut in the Pacific Ocean, taken on Thursday morning.

As 1.7 million people evacuate for Hurricane Florence, a far stronger ‘super typhoon’ is about to hit the Philippines and China

Super Typhoon Mangkhut is likely to hit Southeast Asia and make landfall in the Philippines on Saturday. It is predicted to be a far bigger and more dangerous storm than Hurricane Florence, which is forecasted to hit the US's East Coast later this week.

Hurricanes and typhoons are becoming ‘sluggish’ — and that makes them more destructive

Hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical storms are moving more slowly over the Earth's surface, especially over land. That doesn't mean these storms are any less powerful — instead, it allows them more time to dump rain and whip coasts with powerful winds, making them more destructive.

One of the most powerful cyclones ever recorded is surging toward Taiwan

Typhoon Meranti's 185 mile-per-hour sustained winds put it on a short list of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded.