As it moved to the west, Gay steadily intensified and moved through the Marshall Islands as an intensifying typhoon. The brunt of the typhoon's wrath extended from central Guam, near Agana, to Andersen Air Force Base in the north. Damage in China amounted to $36.4 million. Scanned from 35mm negative. It also provided disaster relief for victims of Typhoon Russ in 1990, Mount Pinatubo’s eruption in the Philippines in 1991, Typhoon Omar in 1992, Guam’s 8.1 earthquake in 1993, and Typhoon Paka in 1997. Kent still moved slowly. Super Typhoon Paka Jul 4, 2002. Super Typhoon Omar Dec 16, 1997. This program is about 1 hour long. These names were contributed to a revised list which started on mid-1989. The tables also provide an overview of a systems intensity, duration, land areas affected and any deaths or damages associated with the system. On those days, the basin saw the dissipation of 2 tropical cyclones and another two more cyclones that begin their extratropical transition. Typhoon Omar of 1992, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Lusing, was the strongest and costliest typhoon to strike Guam since Typhoon Pamela in 1976. [1] These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. using the NASA Worldview platform an animation of satellite imagery was created to show Omar over three days. The storm still tracked westward, then made landfall on east coast of Taiwan. At the Pentagon, Maj. Gen. John Heldstab said that the Pacific Command would send C-5 and C-141 supply planes from Hawaii to Guam and that two military supply ships were returning here after riding out the typhoon. The typhoon -- the term is used here west of the international date line to describe what is called a hurricane east of it -- intensified today as it moved across the western Pacific toward Taiwan. Throughout Japan, damage reached 371.8 million yen ($2.9 million). homeless as a result of Typhoon Omar or a subsequent typhoon. Typhoon Omar, which swept across this American territory on Friday with winds of up to 150 miles per hour, caused major damage to between 75 and 90 percent of all buildings on the island and … Kent reached its peak intensity as a super typhoon. Heavy structural damage was reported at the Air Force base, and Rear Adm. Edward K. Kristensen, commander of United States Naval Forces Marianas, said two warships, the Niagara and the White Plains, had broken loose from their moorings and run aground in Apra Harbor. Due to its substantial weakening, Gay had a disrupted inner-core that dropped minimal rainfall, which caused extensive defoliation of plants due to salt water scorching. During the season 31 named tropical cyclones developed in the Western Pacific and were named by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, when it was determined that they had become tropical storms. Names that were not assigned/going to use are marked in gray. This caused Omar to drift slowly on the north, and because of the decreasing wind shear, Omar resumed strengthening. Typhoon Omar 29 aug 1992 2154Z.jpg 730 × 730; 137 KB Typhoon Omar 30 aug 1992 0418Z.jpg 740 × 740; 142 KB Typhoon Omar Anigua Guam.jpeg 2,840 × 1,800; 1.64 MB Super Typhoon Ponsongwa Pongsonwa slams Guam. Total losses from the storm reached 5.8 billion yen ($45.6 million). Tropical Storm Ted, having developed on September 14, stalled off northern Luzon on the 20th. Early today its sustained winds were measured at 150 m.p.h. He said the planes and ships would bring food, water, power generators and other emergency supplies. This intensity remained for 24 hours before it weakened. No deaths have been reported as a result of the typhoon, but 132 people have been treated at Guam Memorial Hospital for storm-related injuries, said Carl Gumataotao, a spokesman for the island's Civil Defense Agency. The ship with its skeleton crew rode out Omar's 150 mph winds in Apra Harbor. A typhoon with winds of up to 150 miles an hour roared across this American territory today, injuring 59 people, destroying houses and cutting power allover the island. Then it curved northwest and intensified into a tropical storm. Afterwards, the JTWC downgraded Kent into a tropical storm. There were a total of 40 tropical cyclones in the Western Pacific in 1992. Frank Blas estimated that 5,000 people were homeless. During the season 31 named tropical cyclones developed in the Western Pacific and were named by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, when it was determined that they had become tropical storms. Then it degenerated to a tropical depression before turning west-southwest. These names were contributed to a revised list which started on mid-1989. Total losses from the storm were roughly $450 million. It passed within 30 nmi (55 km) of Wake Island, causing a minor pressure dip and gusts to 32 kn (60 km/h). This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. Just prior to crossing into the Western Pacific basin, it reached tropical storm intensity, at which time it was given the name Ward from the list of Pacific typhoon names. Bobbie formed as a tropical storm on June 22 east of Philippines. The nation's capital of Majuro lost power during the storm and experienced power and water outages. On August 27, JTWC designed the storm as a typhoon, developing an eye. Then it moved on southern China as a weak system, dissipating on September 9 on northern Vietnam. A wave washes up along a seaside park in Agana, Guam, as Typhoon Gay hits the island. 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