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Philippine storm weakens, displaces Lenten vacationers

By Sun, Apr 05, 2015 6:34PM UTC 0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Tropical storm Maysak has weakened before hitting the Philippines’ northeastern coast, driving away thousands of Lenten holiday vacationers and tourists. Alexander Pama, who heads the country’s disaster-response agency, praised the public cooperation Sunday after vacationers heeded warnings and moved away from beach resorts. Maysak brought rains and whipped up waves but...

Philippines: Manila US Embassy reopens after Typhoon Ruby

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014 9:07AM UTC 0 Comment

The Embassy of the United States in the Philippines announced it was reopening its offices Tuesday, a day after a weakened Typhoon Ruby hit Metro Manila....

Typhoon Ruby slams into eastern Philippines

By Sun, Dec 07, 2014 2:53PM UTC 0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Hagupit has slammed into the eastern Philippines, where more than 650,000 people have fled to safety....

Philippines braces as Typhoon Ruby intensifies

By Fri, Dec 05, 2014 8:07AM UTC 0 Comment

Typhoon Ruby, known internationally as Hagupit, has intensified as it entered the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday and is now packing maximum sustained winds of up to 280 kilometers per hour....

Approaching Philippines storm reawakens Haiyan nightmare

By Thu, Dec 04, 2014 4:37PM UTC 0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Government forecasters say a powerful storm will likely slam into the same central Philippine region smothered by Typhoon Haiyan last year, prompting villagers to flee from coastal homes and sparking panic-buying of food, water and gasoline....