Thousands stranded after storm lashes Philippines

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  • December 17, 2017
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Thousands of people heading home for Christmas in the Philippines were stranded on Sunday by Tropical Depression Kai-Tak, a day after the storm killed three people as it pounded the nation’s eastern islands. The storm has weakened, with gusts of up to 90 kilometres (56 miles) an hour, after cutting off power and triggering landslides […]

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India, Sri Lanka cyclone death toll rises to 26

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  • December 3, 2017
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Thousands took to relief camps in Sri Lanka and southern India on Saturday to escape rising floodwaters after a cyclone killed at least 26 people. Cyclone Ockhi has left 13 people dead in Sri Lanka and killed an equal number in India’s Kerala and Tamil Nadu states since Friday as it churns in the Arabian […]

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