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Death toll reaches 28 as Philippines recovers from Christmas typhoon

12 December, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

MANILA (Reuters) – The death toll from a Christmas typhoon that tore through the central Philippines rose to 28 on Friday, with 12 people missing, the disaster agency said, as authorities moved to restore power and residents tried to repair damaged homes. Typhoon Phanfone hit late on Tuesday with winds of up to 120 kph … Read More


Christmas typhoon kills at least 13 in Philippines

12 December, 2019 11:23 am 11:23 am

MANILA (Reuters) – A typhoon that struck the central Philippines over Christmas has killed at least 13 people, disaster agency officials said on Thursday. Typhoon Phanfone hit the Philippines late on Tuesday with winds of up to 120 kph (75 mph) and gusts of 150 kph, heavy rain and flooding. More than 58,000 people were … Read More


Philippine-earthquake

Philippines: Eight killed, 60 injured in quake, aftershocks

07 July, 2019 10:12 am 10:12 am

MANILA (Reuters) – An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday, killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said. An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck … Read More