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