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Philippines Christmas typhoon death toll climbs to 41

Manila - The number of deaths from a powerful storm that hit the Philippines on Christmas has climbed to 41, authorities said Sunday, with tens of thousands still in evacuation centres.

Philippines' Typhoon Phanfone toll jumps to 28

Manila - The death toll from Typhoon Phanfone's battering of the Philippines on Christmas Day has risen to 28, and will likely climb further, authorities said on Friday.

Typhoon Phanfone kills at least 16 in Philippines

Manila - A typhoon that swept across remote villages and popular tourist areas of the central Philippines on Christmas day claimed at least 16 lives, authorities said on Thursday.

Typhoon Phanfone kills at least 16 in Philippines

Manila - Tourists on the popular Philippine holiday island of Boracay were stranded on Thursday after a typhoon swept across on Christmas Day, killing at least 16 people in other parts of the country.

Typhoon misery for Philippines on Christmas Day

Manila - Typhoon Phanfone pummelled the central Philippines on Christmas Day, bringing a wet, miserable and terrifying holiday to millions in the mainly Catholic nation.

Typhoon Kammuri death toll hits 13 in Philippines

Manila - The number of people killed by Typhoon Kammuri's pounding of the Philippines this week has hit 13, officials said Thursday, as authorities confirmed reports of storm-related deaths.

Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, closes Manila airport

Manila - Typhoon Kammuri on Tuesday lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain, as hundreds of thousands took refuge in shelters and the capital Manila shut down its international airport over safety concerns.

Evacuations, airport closure as Typhoon Kammuri nears Philippines

Manila - Typhoon Kammuri barrelled towards the Philippines on Monday, pushing tens of thousands of people into evacuation centres and prompting authorities to order a temporary closure of Manila's international airport as a safety precaution.

Thousands flee as Typhoon Kammuri churns towards Philippines

Manila - The Philippines was braced for powerful Typhoon Kammuri as the storm churned closer, forcing evacuations and threatening plans for the Southeast Asian Games events near the capital Manila.

Japan plans to postpone imperial parade over typhoon

Apo - Japan plans to postpone a major imperial parade celebrating the new emperor's ascension to the throne because of a devastating typhoon, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday.

Japan allocates millions in aid for typhoon-hit regions

Apo - Japan's government said Wednesday it would set aside millions of dollars to help areas devastated by Typhoon Hagibis, which killed more than 70 people across the country.

Japan PM promises action after homeless denied typhoon refuge

Apo - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised Tuesday to take action after reports emerged of two homeless men being denied access to a Tokyo typhoon shelter as a powerful storm, which killed nearly 70 people, battered Japan.

Japan rescuers still scrambling as typhoon toll nears 70

Apo - Rescuers in Japan were working around the clock Tuesday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a powerful weekend typhoon that killed nearly 70 people and caused widespread destruction.

Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Apo - Tens of thousands of rescuers worked into the night Monday to find survivors of a powerful typhoon in Japan that killed at least 56 people, as fresh rain threatened to hamper their efforts.

Rescue efforts underway as Typhoon Hagibis kills 11 in Japan

Apo - Japan's military scrambled Sunday to rescue people trapped by flooding after powerful Typhoon Hagibis ripped across the country, killing at least 11 people and leaving more than a dozen missing.

One dead as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan

Apo - Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on Saturday claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than 1.6 million people.

Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Hagibis

Apo - Japan braced on Friday for a powerful typhoon barrelling towards Tokyo that has already forced the cancellation of two Rugby World Cup matches, disrupted the Suzuka Grand Prix and grounded flights.

Japan super typhoon at weekend could hit Rugby World Cup, Grand Prix

Apo - A super typhoon among the most powerful in decades was set to hit Japan this holiday weekend, weather officials warned Wednesday, and could severely disrupt both the Rugby World Cup and Formula One Grand Prix.

Nine killed as typhoon lashes South Korea

Busan - At least nine people were killed and several others missing after Typhoon Mitag lashed South Korea with heavy rain and strong winds, authorities said Thursday.

Flights cancelled as Typhoon Tapah approaches Japan

Apo - Typhoon Tapah approached southwestern Japan Sunday, with heavy rain and strong winds grounding hundreds of regional flights.

Post-typhoon blackout raises disaster prep questions in Japan

Apo - A lengthy post-typhoon blackout outside Tokyo that has left tens of thousands of people without power for more than a week is raising questions about preparedness in disaster-prone Japan.

Two dead, travel chaos, after powerful typhoon pummels Tokyo

Apo - A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with record winds killed two people, police said Monday, as cancelled trains caused commuter chaos and more than 100 flights were scrapped, leaving thousands stranded at the airport.

China's Tencent sorry for saying typhoon killed 'nearly everyone'

Bejing - Chinese internet giant Tencent has been forced to apologise after its video team reported that a typhoon had wiped out the entire population of a province in east China that is home to nearly 100 million people.

Typhoon Lekima death toll rises to 44 in eastern China

Bejing - A monster storm that smashed its way up the eastern China coast and forced more than a million residents to flee has killed 44 people, state media said Monday.

At least 18 dead as Typhoon Lekima slams east China

Shanghai - At least 18 people were killed and 14 others missing as Typhoon Lekima lashed eastern China Saturday, downing thousands of trees and forcing more than a million people from their homes.

Super Typhoon Lekima barrels towards China

Bejing - China issued a red alert for incoming Super Typhoon Lekima which is expected to batter eastern Zhejiang province early Saturday with high winds and torrential rainfall.

Philippines marks five years since its deadliest storm

Tacloban - Philippine survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan recalled their terror and loss in memorial gatherings held Thursday for the thousands killed five years ago in the country's worst storm on record.

'Life goes on': Long road for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

Tacloban - The Philippines' catastrophic Super Typhoon Haiyan stole almost everything from Juvilyn Luana and Joel Aradana -- their spouses, children and homes -- but in each other they found love and the strength to start a new family.

Five years after Typhoon Haiyan, scores still in harm's way

Tacloban - Diofel Llamado fled for his life when Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in 2013, yet today he is back living in the same coastal area -- even if it puts him in the crosshairs of a future killer storm.

Dozens feared buried in Philippines typhoon landslide

Manila - Nearly three dozen people were feared buried under a massive landslide unleashed Tuesday in the Philippines by Typhoon Yutu, which killed four children and a man as it ripped across the disaster-prone nation.
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