Typhoons, Hurricanes and Cyclones

Typhoon Kammuri - Legazpi, Philippines - 2nd December 2019 - Category 4, 115kts (JMA 90kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Hagibis - Ebisu Island, Japan - 12th October 2019 - Category 2, 85kts (JMA 80kts) direct hit

Typhoon Faxai - Tokyo, Japan - 8th September 2019 - Category 2, 90 kts (JMA 80kts) near miss

Typhoon Lingling - Miyakojima, Japan - 5th September 2019 - Category 4, 115kts (JMA 90kts) direct hit with stadium eye

Severe Tropical Storm Bailu - Dawu, Taiwan - 24th August 2019 - Tropical storm, 55kts (50kts JMA)

Typhoon Lekima - Ishigakijima, Japan - 8th August 2019 - Category 4, 130kts (JMA 105kts) near miss

Typhoon Francisco - north of Miyazaki, Japan - 5th August 2019 - Category 1, 75kts (JMA 70kts) direct hit

Typhoon Trami - Okinawa, Japan - 29th September 2018 - Category 2, 90kts (JMA 85kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Mangkhut - Santa Ana, Philippines - 14th September 2018 - Category 5, 145kts (JMA 110kts) north side of outer eyewall

Typhoon Jebi - Gobo, Japan - 4th September 2018 - Category 2, 85kts (JMA 85kts) front right eyewall

Typhoon Cimaron - Minami, Shikoku, Japan - 23rd August 2018 - Category 1, 75kts (JMA 75kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Shanshan - Choshi, Japan - 9th August 2018 - Category 1, 70kts (JMA 65kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Jongdari - Shirasuka, Japan - 28th July 2018 - Category 1, 70kts (JMA 65kts) near miss

Typhoon Maria - Miyakojima, Japan - 10th July 2018 - Category 3, 110kts (JMA 90kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Lan - Omaezaki, Japan - 22nd October 2017 - Category 2, 90kts (JMA 80kts) direct hit

Hurricane Irma - Naples, Florida, USA - 10th September 2017 - Category 3, 100kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Hato - Kowloon, Hong Kong - 23rd August 2017 - Category 2, 90kts (JMA 75kts) near miss

Severe Tropical Storm Noru - Kyushu, Japan - 6th August 2017 - near miss

Cyclone Debbie - Airlie Beach, Australia - 28th March 2017 - Category 3, 100kts (BoM 80kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Haima - Tuguegarao, Philippines - 19th October 2016 - Category 4, 120kts (JMA 90kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Sarika - Baler, Philippines - 15th October 2016 - Category 4, 115kts (JMA 95kts) southern eyewall

Typhoon Chaba - Okinawa, Japan - 3rd October 2016 - Category 5, 145kts (JMA 115ts) near miss

Typhoon Megi - Hualien, Taiwan - 27th September 2016 - Category 3, 105kts (JMA 80kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Malakas - Yilan, Taiwan - 17th September 2016 - Category 3, 110kts (JMA 95kts) near miss

Typhoon Meranti - Kenting, Taiwan - 14th September 2016 - Category 5, 155kts (JMA 105kts) outer eyewall

Typhoon Nepartak - Taitung, Taiwan - 8th July 2016 - Category 3, 110kts (JMA 90kts) front right eyewall

Typhoon Koppu - Madella, Philippines - 18th October 2015 - Category 4, 130kts (JMA 100kts) near miss

Typhoon Dujuan - Suao, Taiwan - 28th September 2015 - Category 4, 125kts (JMA 100kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Goni - Miyakojima, Japan - 23rd September 2015 - Category 4, 115kts (JMA 100kts) near miss

Typhoon Soudelor - Taroko, Taiwan - 7th August 2015 - Category 3 105kts (JMA 90kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Chan-hom - Miyakojima, Japan - 9th July 2015 - Category 3, 100kts (JMA 90kts) near miss

Typhoon Dolphin - Rota, USA - 15th May 2015 - Category 2, 95kts (JMA 80kts) northern eyewall

Typhoon Noul - Santa Ana, Philippines - 10th May 2015 - Category 4 (JMA 105kts) near miss

Typhoon Hagupit - Calbayog, Philippines - 7th December 2014 - Category 2, 90kts (JMA 85kts) northern eyewall

Typhoon Vongfong - Okinawa, Japan - 11th October 2014 - Category 1, 75kts (JMA 80kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Kalmaegi - Tuguegarao, Philippines - 14th September 2014 - Category 1 70kts (JMA 65kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Halong - Shimanto, Japan - 9th August 2014 - JMA 70kts western eyewall

Typhoon Matmo - Chenggong, Taiwan - 22nd July 2015 - Category 2, 85kts (JMA 70kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Ramassun - Legazpi, Philippines - 15th July 2014 - Category 4, 115kts (JMA 85kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Neoguri - Miyakojima, Japan - 8th July 2014 - JMA 90kts near miss

Typhoon Haiyan - Tacloban, Philippines - 8th November 2013 - Category 5, 165kts (JMA 125kts) northern eyewall 

Typhoon Nari - Baler, Philippines - 11th October 2013 - Category (JMA 70kts) northern eyewall

Typhoon Danas - Okinawa, Japan - 7th October 2013 - Category 4 (JMA 90kts) southern eyewall

Typhoon Fitow - Miyakojima, Japan - 5th October 2013 - Category 2 (JMA 75kts) direct hit and eye

Typhoon Usagi - Kenting, Taiwan - 21st September 2013 - near miss

Severe Tropical Storm Trami - Damshui, Taiwan - 21st August 2013 - near miss

Typhoon Utor - Zhapo, China - 14th August 2013 -  JMA 65kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Soulik - Yilan, Taiwan - 12th July 2013 - JMA 80kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Bopha - Koror, Palau - 2nd December 2012 - near miss

Typhoon Jelawat - Okinawa, Japan - 29th September 2012 - JMA 90kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Sanba - Okinawa, Japan - 15th September 2012 - JMA 90kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Bolaven - Okinawa, Japan - 26th August 2012 - JMA 85kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Tembin - Taitung, Taiwan - 23rd August 2012 - near miss

Typhoon Saola - Suao, Taiwan - 2nd August 2012 - near miss

Severe Tropical Storm Nanmadol - Daren, Taiwan - 28th August 2011 - direct hit

Typhoon Muifa - Okinawa, Japan - 5th August 2011 - JMA 85kts northern eyewall

Typhoon Songda - Miyakojima, Japan - 28th May 2011 - JMA 90kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Megi - Aparri, Philippines - 18th August 2010 - near miss

Typhoon Conson - Sanya, China - 16th July 2010 - JMA 65kts direct hit and eye

Severe Tropical Storm Mirinae - Manila, Philippines - 30th October 2009 - direct hit

Typhoon Parmanorth coast of Luzon, Philippines - 3rd October 2009 - JMA 65kts direct hit

Typhoon Koppu - Hong Kong - 14th September 2009 - near miss

Typhoon Morakot - Hualien, Taiwan - 7th August 2009 - JMA 70kts direct hit and eye 

Typhoon Molave - Hong Kong - 18th July 2009 - southern eyewall

Typhoon Jangmi - Hualien, Taiwan - 28th September 2008 - near miss

Typhoon Sinlaku - Yilan, Taiwan - 13th September 2008 - JMA 80kts direct hit

Typhoon Krosa - Yilan, Taiwan - 6th October 2007 - JMA 70kts southern eyewall

Typhoon Sepat - Fonglin, Taiwan - 17th August 2007 - JMA 80kts northern eyewall

Typhoon Usagi - Nobeoka, Japan - 2nd August 2007 - JMA 70kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Xangsane - Hoi An, Vietnam - 1st October 2006 - JMA 70kts direct hit and eye

Typhoon Talim - Hualien, Taiwan - 31st August 2005 - JMA 85kts direct hit and eye

 

Documentaries, Feature Films, Advertisements and Educational Institutions: -

 

Cottage Life, Canada - "The Weather Files" - 2018

"An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" - 2017

BBC, Worldwide - "Forces Of Nature with Brian Cox"June 2016

Nike, Worldwide"Savage Beauty Ft. Cristiano Ronaldo" - October 2015

Channel 5, UK"Weather Terror - Brits Abroad"July 2015

Cineflix, Canada - "Angry Planet" - 2015

MTV, USA - "You & Me Versus The World" - 2015

Rutgers University, USA - "Antarctic Edge: 70° South " - 2015

Warner Brothers, USA"San Andreas" - 2015

Mayday / Air Crash Investigation - "Caution to the Wind" - 2014

Discovery Channel - "Megastorm: World's Biggest Typhoon" - 2014

The Weather Channel, USA"Weather Caught on Camera" - 2014

HBO, USA - "Saving My Tomorrow: Kids Care For The Planet" - 2014

VICE / HBO - "Vice On HBO: Greenland" - 2014

National Geographic, USA - "Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey" - 2014

ARTE, Germany - "The Glassy Planet" - 2014

Discovery Channel, UK - "What Happened Next - Series 2" - 2014

Discovery Channel, Asia - "Haiyan: After the Megastorm" - 2014

National Geographic / Atlas Media - "How To Survive The End Of The World" - 2014

CBS, USA - "Extant" - 2014

SKY, UK - "Typhoon Haiyan - Eye Of The Storm" - 2014

The Weather Channel, USA - "Strangest Weather On Earth" - 2014

The Asylum, USA - "Sharknado" - 2013

History Channel, USA - "Big History" - 2013

History Channel, USA "Target Earth" - 2013

Discovery - Science Channel - "How The Earth Works" - 2013

BBC, UK - "Could We Survive A Mega Tsunami" - 2013

Channel News Asia, Singapore - "Boomtown Asia" - 2013

Duracell"Convoy" - 2013

BBC, UK - "Horizon - Global Weirding." - October 2012

TBS, Japan - "Maximum Moments." - August 2012

History Channel, USA - "Serial Killer Earth." - July 2012

National Geographic - "How To Build A Volcano" - 2011

TBS, Japan - "Leap Out Science Boy." - August 2011

PBS NOVA, USA - "World's Deadliest Volcanoes." - 2011, broadcast date T.B.C

Channel 3, France - "Earth from Above." - January 2011

CBC, Canada - "Geological Journey - THE COLLISION ZONE - Asia." - November 2010

Travel Channel, USA - "World's Worst Weather." - November 2010

Discovery Channel, Worldwide - "Mega Engineering - New Orleans" - 2010

Shanghai TV / Kaimu Productions - China - "Defending the Gulf of Aden." - January 2009

Discovery, USA - "Raging Planet 2" - 2008

National Geographic, USA - "Taboo - Mosuo Mothers." - Shot June 2008, broadcast date T.B.C

Channel 4 / Kaimu Productions - "80 Trades Around the World." - Shot May 2008, broadcast date April 2009

History Channel / Kaimu Productions - "Ancient Discoveries - Death Weapons of the East." - March 2008

ARTE / ARD, France / Germany - "The Path of Typhoons." - January 2008

Berkeley University

RTI Italy

Viacom Media Networks

Energy BBDO, USA

Woogie Works Animation Studio, Austria

Al Jazeera America

KPMG

Leftfield Pictures, USA

Bell Museum

Hazel May Ltd, UK

Scholastic Classroom Magazines

Lincoln Square Productions, USA

CNBC

New Angle Productions, UK

Central Weather Bureau, Taiwan

Greenpeace

Hong Kong Observatory

World Wide Fund For Nature

World Nomads

University of Reading

University of Bristol

Pepsi

Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

 

News: -

CNN International, AFP, Ruptly, The Weather Channel, AccuweatherLive reports and video coverage of typhoon Dujuan impacting Taiwan - September 2015 

CNN International, AFP and The Weather Channel - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Goni impacting Miyakojima, Japan - August 2015

CNN International, AFP, The Weather Channel and NBC - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Soudelor hitting Taiwan - August 2015

CNN International, AFP and The Weather ChannelLive reports and video coverage of typhoon Chan-hom impacting Miyakojima, Japan - July 2015

CNN International - Video coverage of eruptions at Sinabung volcano in Sumatra, Indonesia - June 2015

CNN International and AFP - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Noul, hitting Santa Ana, Philippines - May 2015

ABC USA - Video coverage of typhoon Hagupit hitting Samar, Philippines - December 2014

CNN International, The Weather Channel, AFP and Fuji TV - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Vongfong hitting Okinawa, Japan - October 2014

Coconuts and Localiiz, Hong Kong, Right This Minute - Quirky footage of people swimming in Hong Kong harbour during typhoon Kalmaegi - September 2014

The Weather Channel and AFP - Video coverage of typhoon Halong hitting Shikoku, Japan - August 2014

CNN International, The Weather Channel - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Matmo hitting Taiwan - July 2014

CNN International, The Weather Channel - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Ramassun hitting Legazpi, Philippines - 15th July 2014

AFP, CNN International, ABC USA, The Weather Channel and CBS - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Neoguri hitting Miyakojima, Japan - 8th July 2014

CNN International, Fuji TV, NHK Japan - Live reports and video coverage of eruption at Mount Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia - 21st January 2014

CNN International, Anderson Cooper 360, Piers Morgan Live, AFP, ABC Australia, ABC USA, Al Jazeera, CBS, Fuji TV, ITN, Mail Online, NHK Japan, NTV Japan, TBS Japan and VRT Belgium - Live reports and video coverage of super typhoon Haiyan from Tacloban, Philippines - 8th to 12th November 2014

CNN International and AFP - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Nari in Luzon, Philippines - 12th October 2013

CNN International - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Danas in Okinawa, Japan - 7th October 2013

CNN International and AFP - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Fitow in Miyakojima, Japan - 5th October 2013

CNN International, The Weather Channel, AFP, Fuji TV Japan - Live reports and video coverage of super typhoon Usagi in Taiwan and Hong Kong - 21st September 2013

CNN International, AFP and The Weather Channel - Live reports and video coverage of spectacular flooding in Taiwan after typhoon Trami - 22nd August 2013

CNN International and AFP - Live reports and video coverage of typhoon Utor in China- 14th August 2013

CNN International - Live on air reports and video coverage from typhoon Soulik in Taiwan - 13th July 2013

Right This Minute, USA - Video footage of activity at Paluweh volcano, Indonesia - February 2013

The Weather Channel - Video coverage of typhoon Bopha in Palau - 3rd December 2012

Wall Street Journal Asia -"Traveling for Hell and High Water - Road Warrior Column." - 9th October 2012

CNN International and The Weather Channel - Live on air reports and video coverage from typhoon Jelawat in Okinawa, Japan - 29th September 2012

CNN International - Live on air reports from typhoon Sanba in Okinawa, Japan - 16th September 2012

CNN International - Live on air reports and video coverage from typhoon Bolaven in Okinawa, Japan - 26th August 2012

CNN International - Live on air reports and video coverage from typhoon Tembin in Taiwan - 24th August 2012

CNN International - Live on air reports and video coverage from typhoon Saola in Taiwan - 2nd August 2012

Philippines Daily Inquirer - Philippines is Best Lab for Extreme Weather Chasers - 20th May 2012

AFP - Video coverage of typhoon Nesat's impact on Hong Kong - 28th September 2011

CNN International and AFP - Live on air reports and video coverage of typhoon Nanmadol in Taiwan - 28th August 2011

CNN International and AFP - Live on air reports and video coverage from typhoon Muifa in Okinawa, Japan - 5th August 2011

CNN International and AFP - Live on air updates from eyewall of typhoon Songda and video footage - 28th May 2011

ABC's "Good Morning America," The Weather Channel and AFP - Video footage and live coverage of earthquake and tsunami aftermath in Japan - 15th to 16th March 2011

CNN International and AFP - Video footage and live coverage of eruptions at Japan's Kirishima Shinmoedake volcano - 28th to 29th January 2011

China Daily (Hong Kong edition) - "Storm Chaser" - 14th December 2010

CNN International - On assignment providing exclusive coverage of deadly eruptions at Merapi volcano, Indonesia - 27th October to 8th November 2010

The New York Times - Postcard from Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia - 4th November 2010

CNN International - Video footage, live coverage and live studio interview of super typhoon Megi's impact on northern Philippines - 20th October 2010

CNN International - Video footage of unrest at Sinabung volcano in Sumatra, Indonesia - 3rd September 2010

That's Shanghai - "Rider on the Storm" - 1st August 2010

CNN International and The Weather Channel USA - Video footage of typhoon Conson's landfall on Sanya, China - 16th July 2010

CNN International's World Report, Worldwide - Top story live interview from eruption of Mayon Volcano in the Philippines - 23rd December 2009

CNN International's and The Weather Channel USA - Top story live interview and video coverage from typhoon Mirinae in the Philippines - 31st October 2009

CNN International's Back Story, Worldwide - Video coverage and interview of typhoon Parma from the Philippines - 3rd October 2009

The Weather Channel, USA - Video coverage of typhoon Parma from the Philippines - 3rd October 2009

The Weather Channel, USA - Video coverage of typhoon Koppu in Hong Kong - 14th September 2009

Fox News Radio and The Weather Channel, USALive interviews covering typhoon Morakot in Taiwan - 7th August 2009

The Weather Channel, USA - Video coverage of typhoon Molave in Hong Kong - 19th July 2009

Action Asia Magazine, Hong Kong - March 2009

Shanghai Daily, China - "In Search of the Perfect Storm." - 26th November 2008

Stroud News and Journal, UK - "It's the Calm Before the Storm for James."- 17th May 2008

Think&Ask.com, USA - "Punch the Eye of the Storm with TyphoonHunter." - 27th October 2007

South China Morning Post, Hong Kong - "Storm Troopers." - September 28th 2007

Daily Record, Scotland - "Storm Chaser." - 22nd June 2007

The Independent, UK - "One Man's Battle to Hunt Down Typhoons." - 13th June 2007