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Typhoon hits south Philippines, 40 dead or missing: media

Philippines Typhoon

The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year pounded the southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday and about 40 people were dead or missing, media said, after the storm destroyed homes and brought down power and communication lines.


Philippines: 7.6 Magnitude Undersea Earthquake Strikes, 1 Dead

A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse and triggering tsunami warnings in the region that sent coastal residents fleeing to high ground.


Typhoon Saola death toll rises to 44 as storms hit China

Typhoon Saola

The death toll from Typhoon Saola rose on Friday to 44 in the Philippines and Taiwan as storms and Typhoon Damrey made landfall in China, where two died and about 770,000 were evacuated. The Philippines recorded 39 deaths in floods and accidents caused by Saola’s torrential rains and strong winds, the Office of Civil Defence said. At least two people were missing and feared dead.


Flash floods kill more than 400 in Philippines

Philippines Flood

Flash floods devastated a southern Philippines region unaccustomed to serious storms, killing more than 400 people while they slept, rousting hundreds of others to their rooftops and turning two coastal cities into muddy, debris-filled waterways that were strewn Saturday with overturned vehicles and toppled trees.


Back-to-back Philippines typhoons kill 59

Back-to-back Philippines typhoons kill 59

Back-to-back typhoons left at least 59 people dead and rescuers scrambling on Sunday to deliver food and water to hundreds of Philippines villagers stranded on rooftops.


Typhoon rains flood Philippine capital, kill 16

Manila residents waded through waist-deep floodwaters and dodged flying debris Tuesday as a powerful typhoon struck the Philippines, killing at least 16 people and sending waves as tall as palm trees crashing over seawalls....


At least 8 dead as strong typhoon hits northern Philippines; next stop: Taiwan

Slow-moving Typhoon Nanmadol remained dangerous Sunday despite weakening as it struck the tip of the mountainous northern Philippines, leaving at least eight people dead and scuttling a visit by a U.S. Navy battleship group, officials said. Taiwan issued sea and land warnings and planned to evacuate about 6,000 people in its eastern and southern regions as it braced for the typhoon. Troops and rescue equipment were deployed for any contingency, Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said.


Typhoon Leaves 53 Dead in Philippines

Typhoon Leaves 53 Dead in Philippines

The death toll from a typhoon that hit the Philippines rose sharply to 53 Saturday, officials said, warning the number of dead could go up further with dozens of others missing days after the disaster.


Deadly typhoon lashes Philippines

Deadly typhoon lashes Philippines

The first typhoon to lash the Philippines this year flooded streets in the capital and toppled power lines Wednesday, causing widespread blackouts and suspending flights, classes and work in some government offices.


At least 15 dead as typhoon whips Philippines

At least 15 dead as typhoon whips Philippines

Typhoon Parma crossed the northern tip of the already storm-battered Philippines on Saturday and early Sunday, triggering landslides that killed at least 12 people, local media reported.


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