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Typhoon Morakot sparks exodus: up to 1,000 missing in Taiwan

Fears were growing for 1,000 villagers in southern Taiwan who were declared ‘missing’ on Monday after a typoon resulted in a landslide that buried up to 200 houses under a wall of mud. Typhoon Morakot has battered the Philippines, Taiwan

1 million flee China super typhoon

Wicked Waves as high as 9 meters have been reported on China’s south-east coast Authorities have evacuated almost one million people living on China’s south-eastern coast ahead of the impending arrival of Typhoon Morakot. Some 473,000 residents of Zhejiang province

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

Typhoon wreaks havoc in Taiwan

A powerful typhoon has killed at least four people and left seven others missing in central Taiwan. Rescuers have been searching for survivors after a section of a bridge over the Tachia River collapsed.