Articles tagged "manila"

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Massive floods kill 6 people, displace 59 100 and affect 1.1 million, Philippines

Heavy monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Storm "Yagi," known in the Philippines and Karding, caused deadly floods in the Philippine capital Manila and nearby areas over the past two days. At least 6 people lost their lives, 4 in the capital region and 2...

August 13, 2018

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Manila on red alert - submerged by floodwaters as TS Trami makes a U-turn toward Taiwan and China

Metropolitan Manila, Philippines, was placed on red alert on August 19, 2013, as seasonal monsoon rains exacerbated by Tropical Storm Trami submerged entire areas of the city by floodwaters. Schools, offices, stock exchange, courts and embassies were

August 19, 2013

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Monsoon and tropical cyclone caused massive floods in Philippines, 80% of Manila under water

Manila is experiencing the worst flooding since Typhoon Ketsana (2009) which devastated Manila and killed over 400 people throughout the country. Over the past two weeks, a combination of the southwest monsoon and tropical cyclones passing in the vicinity of the

August 09, 2012

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Tropical depression forms east of southern Philippines

Tropical Depression 23 (T.D. 23W) has formed east of southern Philippines as of Monday, and the tropical weather system is set to track across the island nation with heavy rain and gusty winds during the next few days.Torrential rainfall, flooding and landslides will

October 11, 2011

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Typhoon Nesat ramping up to hit South China, new tropical storm approaching Philippines

Typhoon Nesat, leaving northern Philippines in its wake, is strengthening anew as its takes aim at South China.The island province of Hainan, as well as coastal Guangdong on the mainland, will be targeted by the potentially dangerous tropical cyclone as early as

September 28, 2011

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Massive typhoon hits Philippine capital of Manila

At least seven people were killed when a typhoon hit the Philippine capital of Manila on Tuesday. Typhoon winds and rains isolated the historic old city, and residents waded in waist-deep waters, dodging tree branches and debris.Authorities ordered more than 100,000

September 27, 2011