Topic: Typhoon Washi
Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm of the year, is forcing millions to evacuate, cutting power and phone lines, and grounding air and sea transport in the central Philippines.
Officials estimate 280 people have died as a result of Typhoon Bopha, which made landfall Tuesday. Flooding and mudslides have affected most of the countryside in the Compostela Valley. The typhoon caused power outages and ruined roads and bridges.
Typhoon Sendong death toll rises to 1,000. Philippine President Benigno Aquino orders an investigation into national disaster, wonders if violations of logging ban exacerbated Typhoon Sendong damages.
12/20/2011 08:57 am
Typhoon Sendong (aka Typhoon Washi) left more than 600 dead this weekend as flash floods hammered the Philippines. There are also more than 800 people missing in the wake of Typhoon Sendong.
12/19/2011 11:28 am