Flight MH370 Bounding For Beijing Feared Crashed in South China Sea

8 03 2014

A Malaysia Airlines plane heading for Bejing has lost contact with Subang Air Traffic Control at 2.40am, Saturday.

In a statement issued by MAS, Flight MH370, operated on the B777-200 aircraft, departed Kuala Lumpur at 12.41am on 8 March 2014. MH370 was expected to land in Beijing at 6.30am the same day. 

The flight was carrying a total number of 239 passengers (including 2 infants), 12 crew members.

It is feared that the plane crashed into the South China Sea around Vietnam.

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Photos: 2013′s Strongest Typhoon Hit Philippines

8 11 2013

Philippines was hit by this year’s strongest typhoon called Typhoon Haiyan. 

At least four people were reported killed by during this massive disaster but the death toll could rise when the authorities can reach the badly hit areas. 

The strong winds and heavy rains from the typhoon causes floods and landslides, destroying buildings, plants and roads.

Typhoon Haiyan is the second category 5 typhoon to hit the Philippines this year after Typhoon Usagi in September.

Aldczar Aurelio of the government’s weather bureau said Typhoon Haiyan had sustained winds of 235 kph (147 mph) with gusts of 275 kph (170 mph) when it made landfall, making it the strongest typhoon this year.

“The super typhoon likely made landfall with winds near 195 mph or 314 kph . This makes Haiyan the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall,” said Jeff Masters, director of meteorology at U.S.-based Weather Underground.

The huge, fast-paced Typhoon Haiyan raced across a string of islands from east to west.

After lashing the central islands of Samar and Leyte with 275-kph (170 mph) wind gusts and causing waves as high as 5-6 meter (15-19 ft), it lashed Cebu and Panay with over 200 kilometer (125 mile) per hour winds.

Nearly 720,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes.

Power and communications in the three large islands of Samar, Leyte and Bohol were almost completely down but authorities promised to restore them within 24 hours.

Weather Underground’s Masters said that the world’s strongest recorded typhoon, cyclone or hurricane to make landfall was Hurrican Camille in 1969, which hit the southern U.S. state of Mississippi with 305 kph (190 mph) winds, said .

The state weather bureau said Haiyan was expected to move past the Philippines on Saturday and out over the South China Sea, where it could strengthen even further and hit Vietnam.

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Mysterious Fish Caught In Sarawak, East Malaysia

7 11 2013

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An unknown fish was caught in the South China Sea near Tudan by a forty three years old angler, Sapar Mansor from Permyjaya in Sarawak, East Malaysia.

In the meantime, the fish was called ‘Armour Fish’ by the family for it has spiky spine.

The over one foot long fish has two tusk-like spikes at its mouth.

So far, no one knows what type of fish is it yet.

The Protected Areas and Biodiversity Conservation Division of Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) is currently looking into identifying the creature.








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