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At least 11 missing as tropical storm ‘Falcon’ hits Philippines


June 24th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- A tornado struck the central region of the Philippines, while a strong whirlwind hit Quezon City in the north, as tropical storm 'Falcon' brings heavy rainfall throughout ... Read more...

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At least 11 killed as Super Typhoon Megi hits the Philippines


October 19th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least 11 people have died after super typhoon Megi made landfall on Monday in the Philippines, but it is expected to exit the country on Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Super Typhoon Megi Gradually Approaching China


October 19th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Manila, Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Super typhoon Megi which has already managed to wreck a havoc in parts of Philippines is gradually proceeding towards China, forecasters have confirmed. After triggering ... Read more...

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Typhoon Megi makes landfall in Philippines with winds of 140 mph


October 18th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA (BNO NEWS) -- At least one person was killed after Typhoon Megi, with maximum sustained winds of 225 km/hr (140 mph), made landfall in the northern Philippine island of Luzon on ... Read more...

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Toll in Philippine typhoon reaches 65


July 17th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 17 (DPA) The death toll from a deadly typhoon that pummelled the Philippines earlier in the week rose to 65 with dozens still missing, the government said Saturday. The National Disaster ... Read more...

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16 dead as typhoon batters Philippines (Lead)


July 14th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 14 (DPA) At least 16 people were killed and 22 were missing as a powerful typhoon battered the northern and eastern Philippines, officials said Wednesday. Typhoon Conson made landfall late Tuesday ... Read more...

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Four dead as Typhoon Conson batters Philippines


July 14th, 2010 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Manila, July 14 (DPA) At least four people were killed and 19 others went missing as a powerful typhoon battered the northern and eastern Philippines, officials said Wednesday. Typhoon Conson made landfall late ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake hits Philippines island


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by BNO News
LUZON, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck the Philippines island of Luzon on early Tuesday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits Philippines island


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by BNO News
LUZON, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Philippines island of Luzon on early Tuesday, seismologists said.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was centered about 41 kilometers (26 miles) north-northeast of Laoag on ... Read more...

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Ahead of typhoon, Philippines placed under ’state of calamity’ (Lead)


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 2 (DPA) All of the Philippines was placed under a "state of calamity" Friday as Supertyphoon Parma moved closer to the country's main island of Luzon, less than a week ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated as super typhoon bears down on Philippines


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 2 (DPA) Hundreds of people were evacuated Friday as super typhoon Parma moved closer to the northern Philippines' main island of Luzon, less than a week after storm Ketsana wreaked ... Read more...

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