This image porvided by NOAA was taken by the Japan Meteorological Agency's MTSAT-2 satellite at 4:30 a.m. EDT on Sept. 20, 2013 shows Typhoon Usagi. The most powerful typhoon of the year swept through the Luzon Strait separating the Philippines and Taiwan on Saturday, battering island communities and dumping rain as it eyed landfall in Hong Kong. Usagi had maximum sustained winds of 222 kilometers per hour (139 miles per hour) and gusts exceeding 260 kph (163 mph) Saturday morning, and was 550 kilometers (342 miles) south of Taipei, Taiwan's capital, according to the U.S. Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Hong Kong braces for arrival of powerful typhoon

HONG KONG (AP) — The year’s most powerful typhoon had Hong Kong in its crosshairs on Sunday after sweeping past the Philippines and Taiwan and pummeling island c...…
Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC): Typhoon Usagi

Powerful typhoon hits Taiwan, Philippines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The most powerful typhoon of the year was sweeping through the Luzon Strait on Saturday, battering island communities and drenching southern Ta...…
USGS

Quake shakes northeastern Japan, no tsunami risk

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan on Sunday in the same region devastated by a giant tsunami and temblor 2-1/2 years ago, but there were no immed...…
KHON2 News

Power restored to Big Island residents

Hawaii Electric Light Company reports power has been restored to all customers who experienced power outages caused by Tropical Storm Flossie.…
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

DLNR reopens multiple state parks

Multiple state parks have reopened following tropical depression Flossie, according to the Department of Natural Resources.…
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Lightning strikes Kahului home

Maui firefighters were called to a home in Kahului after a report that it was struck by lightning.…
Sunrise after the storm in Waikapu Maui.

Flossie weakens to a post-tropical remnant low

Satellite data and surface observations show that there is no longer any organized thunderstorm activity nor a well-defined center of circulation and is no longer a tropical cyclone.…
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Maui residents feel impact of Flossie

Flossie was felt across Maui County earlier Monday evening. The system dumped rain and caused lightning and thunderstorms. Power outages were reported across Maui.…