Major floods in Manila as typhoon batters Philippines

Flood water in some Manila streets was up to shoulder height The third typhoon to hit the storm-battered Philippines in as many weeks caused major flooding in Manila on Thursday, trapping people on rooftops and claiming at least two lives in another part of the country. Typhoon Vamcopackedwinds of up to 155 kilometres (96 miles) […]

Super typhoon batters Philippines; 1 million in shelters

In this photo provided by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, debris from a damaged structure at the Naga airport in Naga city, central Philippines, as Typhoon Goni hits the country Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. The super typhoon has slammed into the eastern Philippines with ferocious winds, knocking down power in several towns and […]

Philippines evacuates nearly 1 million as Typhoon Goni nears

Coastguard workers evacuate residents from the coastal villages of Buhi town, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila Nearly a million people in the Philippines were evacuated from their homes Saturday as the most powerful typhoon of the year so far barrelled towards the country, with authorities warning of “destructive” winds and flooding. Typhoon Goni is […]