At least seven dead, floods submerge homes as Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government agencies to hasten relief efforts after a powerful typhoon killed at least seven people and unleashed some of the worst flooding in years in the capital Manila. Duterte cut short his attendance of a virtual meeting of Southeast Asian leaders to inspect the damage from Typhoon Vamco,… Read More At least seven dead, floods submerge homes as Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines

Four dead as Typhoon Goni slams Philippines island of Luzon

At least four people died in a super typhoon on the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Sunday, including a five-year-old washed away in flash floods after dikes collapsed, a provincial governor said. Video footage by news channels and on social media showed storm surges in some coastal towns, rivers overflowing and dikes destroyed, submerging… Read More Four dead as Typhoon Goni slams Philippines island of Luzon

Thousands flee homes as Typhoon Molave makes landfall in Philippines

Nearly 9,000 people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Molave made landfall while traversing provinces on the southern part of the main Luzon island on Sunday, bringing heavy rain and strong winds, officials said. The disaster monitoring agency said it had received reports of damaged roads and bridges, flooding and landslide incidents in… Read More Thousands flee homes as Typhoon Molave makes landfall in Philippines