Observations of moths recorded at lights (light traps and building lights at KARC) after Typhoon Sam (mid August) and T. York produced markedly low numbers of moths (both abundance and species richness reduced by between 50 and 75% on figures observed in 1997 and 1998 at KARC) for four to five days following the passing of both typhoons. Typhoon York September 17, 1999 and Sam August 24, 1999 York was the most powerful typhoon to impact Hong Kong since 1983. Typhoon York (1999) Summary: Typhoon York hit Hong Kong during September 1999 and was the strongest typhoon since 1983. Digital Typhoon: Typhoon 199910 (SAM) - Detailed Track Information: Home > Earth > Digital Typhoon | Help > Japanese < Typhoon 199909: 1999 Season: Typhoon 199911 > Typhoon 199910 (SAM) General Information Track Information on Google Maps Detailed Wind Information List of All Images || News Disaster Info. Life of a Typhoon - Definition of a Typhoon (Tropical Cyclone), Longevity Typhoons, and Relationship with an Extratropical Cyclone Similarity-Based Image Search Typhoon Information - Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) and U.S. Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) The 1999 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it ran year-round in 1999, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. Such a long hiatus resulted in inexperience amongst many of the younger population who did not recognize the potential for damage. Founded in 2015, Hong Kong Free Press is a non-profit, English-language newspaper – run by journalists and completely independent. On August 22, 1999, the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 bound for Taipei from Bangkok crashed at Chek Lap Kok Airport while landing during Typhoon Sam. York killed 2 people, injured 500, Typhoon Sam in August 1999 is a case in point, where numerical products helped shed light on the possible evolution of the storm and its extensive rainbands. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.. The plane, an MD-11, encountered a 24-knot crosswind coincident with Typhoon Sam and came down too hard on its right side, causing the No. 3 … I have been awed by the power of both Typhoon York, and Sam in 1999, watching a 100 year old banyan bend double to the force of mother nature, before gradually yawing over into a river of the torrent of Huka Falls. For the case of Typhoon Leo in May 1999, results from numerical experiments revealed that bogusing involving an asymmetric vortex was important in predicting the storm's erratic movement. 1999 Global Register of Major Flood Events - Scroll Down and Look For Links to Maps In The Country Column ... Typhoon Sam: Hong Kong, New Kowloon, and Sham Tseng in New Territories : 21-Aug-99: 25-Aug-99: 5 : 1 : ... South Korea, Phillipines - Typhoon Olga: South Korea Provinces: Kyonggi-do, Kangwon-do. It wasn’t.