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Super Typhoon Smashes Philippines

The Philippines has declared a state of calamity in a northern province after super typhoon Megi made landfall, killing at least one man, cutting off power and communications, evacuating thousands and forcing flight cancellations. Megi, the 10th and strongest typhoon

10 dead as typhoon Morakot hits Philippines

MANILA, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) — At least 10 people — including three French tourists — were killed in flood and landslides caused by typhoon Morakot (locally known as “Kiko”) in the northern Philippines, the authorities said on Friday. The French

PHILIPPINES: 375,000 displaced by fierce floods

MANILA, 3 August 2009 (IRIN) – At least eight people have drowned and more than 375,000 been affected by massive flooding after heavy rains continued on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, according to disaster relief officials on 3 August.

Red Tide Hits The Philippines

A red tide ban remains hoisted over four coastal areas in the country, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said on Wednesday. In a press statement, BFAR director Malcolm Sarmiento, Jr. said a shellfish ban remains imposed in

Deadly typhoon hits China

BEIJING, China (CNN) — A typhoon that killed eight people in the Philippines smashed into southern China on Wednesday. People walk on a Hong Kong street on Tuesday, ahead of Typhoon Hagupit’s arrival.

Death and Destruction in Philippines typhoon

MANILA, Sept 22 (AFP) Sep 22, 2008 Numerous people killed, about 2,000 displaced and ferry services suspended as Typhoon Hagupit battered the central Philippines with heavy rain, rescuers said Monday.

Climate change could devastate Philippines

MANILA (AFP) – Climate change could have a devastating impact on the Philippines, leading to widespread destruction of the country’s flora and fauna and flooding the capital Manila, a NASA scientist have warned.