Tag Archives: Typhoon

Typhoon Morakot killed 650: Taiwan

The death toll from Typhoon Morakot was raised to at least 650 on Sunday after the worst weather disaster to hit Taiwan in half a century. Premier Liu Chao-shiuan said 160 were confirmed killed, with another 490 listed as missing

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

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.

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.