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Deadly Typhoon Brings Waist-Deep Water to Philippine Capital

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 5:33 am (UTC-5)
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A huge typhoon downed trees and flooded streets in Manila Tuesday, bringing traffic and commerce to a halt. Schools and offices were closed and thousands of people were evacuated from river and seafront areas. At least seven people were killed. Four of the deaths came when a house collapsed, and a Red Cross volunteer said […]

Typhoon Nesat Brings Waist-Deep Water to Philippine Capital

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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A huge typhoon downed trees and flooded streets in Manila Tuesday, bringing traffic and commerce to a halt. Schools and offices were closed and thousands of people were evacuated from river and seafront areas. A downtown hospital had to remove patients from its bottom floor. Witnesses reported massive waves in Manila Bay and waist-deep water […]

Typhoon Nesat Brings Waist-Deep Water to Philippine Capital

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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A huge typhoon downed trees and flooded streets in Manila Tuesday, bringing traffic and commerce to a halt. Schools and offices were closed and thousands of people were evacuated from river and seafront areas. A downtown hospital had to remove patients from its bottom floor. Witnesses reported massive waves in Manila Bay and waist-deep water […]

Typhoon Slam Into Philippines, 1 Dead

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful typhoon has made landfall in the Philippines, killing at least one person. Officials say a baby drowned when he fell into a swollen river and four other people have gone missing. Typhoon Nesat hit the eastern provinces of Isabela and Aurora before dawn Tuesday, bringing heavy rain and wind gusts of up to […]

Philippines Evacuates 100,000 Ahead of Typhoon Nesat

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 3:36 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Philippines have shut schools, canceled inter-island ferry service and ordered the evacuation of more than 100,000 people as a fast-moving typhoon approaches the country’s east coast. Forecasters say Typhoon Nesat will make landfall on the east coast of Luzon Tuesday and cross the island north of Manila with heavy downpours and winds […]

Philippines Evacuates 100,000 Ahead of Typhoon Nesat

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 3:36 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Philippines have shut schools, canceled inter-island ferry service and ordered the evacuation of more than 100,000 people as a fast-moving typhoon approaches the country’s east coast. Forecasters say Typhoon Nesat will make landfall on the east coast of Luzon Tuesday and cross the island north of Manila with heavy downpours and winds […]

Roke Turns its Fury on Japan’s Earthquake-Battered Northeast

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Roke headed to sea late Thursday after lashing Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido with high winds and rain. At least 15 people were reported dead or missing from the storm, which did its worst damage with landslides and flooding in central Japan. It slammed Tokyo with fierce winds and torrential rain Wednesday, halting mass […]

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Roke Turns its Fury on Japan’s Earthquake-Battered Northeast

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 1:57 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Roke turned its fury toward Japan’s northern island Hokkaido on Thursday after leaving at least 12 people dead or missing on its way through central Japan. Roke slammed Tokyo with fierce winds and torrential rain, halting mass transit and stranding tens of thousands of commuters before heading toward the northeastern coast, which was devastated […]

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Deadly Typhoon Bears Down on Northeastern Japan

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 9:36 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Roke slammed Tokyo Wednesday with fierce winds and torrential rain, halting mass transit and stranding tens of thousands of commuters before roaring toward a crippled nuclear power plant on Japan’s tsunami-battered northeastern coast. Police and media say at least six people died in central Japan after being swept away by rain-swollen rivers from the […]

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Deadly Typhoon Bears Down on Northeastern Japan

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 7:36 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Roke is on course to hit northeastern Japan after making landfall in the center of the country Wednesday, threatening to add to the destruction caused by the natural disasters that struck the region in March. The Japanese Meteorological Agency says Roke made landfall in the central city of Hamamatsu on the main island of […]

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