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Taiwan Soaked, Bigger Typhoon Heads for Okinawa

Posted August 25th, 2012 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A very powerful typhoon with winds gusting more than 200 kilometers per hour is moving toward Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, while Taiwan may get a second dose of a typhoon that hit there Friday. The Japan Meteorological Agency said Saturday that Typhoon Bolaven will sweep directly over Okinawa Sunday, bringing as much as 50 […]

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Philippines Typhoon Death Toll Tops 100

Posted October 9th, 2011 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Philippines say at least 101 people were killed by two typhoons that hit the main island two weeks ago, with tens of thousands of people still displaced by widespread flooding. The Office of Civil Defense said Sunday that 27 people are missing, raising fears that the death toll could rise. Typhoon Nesat […]

Philippines Struggles to Deliver Aid Through Flood Waters

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Philippines authorities say they are struggling to get food and supplies to thousands of people who remain trapped by flood waters days after back-to back typhoons pounded the nation. Officials say almost 3 million people were affected by the storms, most of them concentrated in three northern provinces. In parts of Pampanga Monday, boats provided […]

Philippines Struggles After Two Typhoons

Posted October 2nd, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Rescuers are struggling Sunday to reach communities in northern provinces of the main Philippine island of Luzon, which were hit by two powerful typhoons last week Officials fanned out across flooded towns north of the capital of Manila in small boats and trucks, delivering food and water and pleading with residents who still refused to […]

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