破坏性极大的台风:devastating typhoon


暴雨,洪水:deluge


受到台风猛击:be slammed/ battered/ slashed/ pummeled by typhoon


为降雨做准备:brace for rain (brace for往往表示为困难做准备)

加强减灾工作:step up/reinforce/intensify disaster relief effort


夺取....人的生命:claim


降水量:precipitation


登陆:land/ make landfall


气象学:meteorology


发布红色警报:issue red alert


取消渡轮和航班:cancel ferries and flights


使交通陷入瘫痪:paralyse traffic


楼房倒塌:collapse/ topple


被困村民:trapped villagers


大破坏: havoc


派遣直升飞机搜救幸存者:dispatch helicopter to search for survivors


齐腰深的洪水:waist-high floodwater


低洼地:low-lying areas


空运:airlift


台风导致的泥石流:landslide triggered by typhoon


财产损失:property loss


减弱为热带风暴:be weakened to become tropical storm


防洪抗旱指挥部:flood control and drought relief headquarter


台风“莫拉克”相关口译词汇: http://insuns.com/article/19071-1.html