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Each year the Philippines is hit by an average of 20 cyclones [Simvale Sayat-AFP]

Philippines death toll jumps to 75 after floods and landslides

At least 75 people have been killed in landslides and floods caused by a tropical depression in the eastern Philippines as rescue teams continued to search for other victims, according to officials.
A man repairs damage to a home from Super Typhoon Yutu in Saipan, an island of the Northern Mariana Islands, on Oct. 29, 2018. Edwin Propst—AP

Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Yutu strikes Philippines

Typhoon Yutu slammed into the Philippines on Tuesday with fierce winds that sheared off roofs and snapped trees in half, after thousands were evacuated ahead of the powerful storm’s arrival.
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Philippines: 95 die in landslides, 59 still missing

The death toll in two major landslides that struck the Philippines recently has climbed to 95, authorities said on Monday.
Rescuers search for survivors at a landslide site in Naga City, on the popular tourist island of Cebu on September 20, 2018. At least three people were killed and 10 homes buried early on September 20 in the central Philippines when heavy monsoon rains unleashed a landslide in a rural farming community, authorities said. / AFP PHOTO / ALAN TANGCAWAN

12 killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

Twelve people were killed and dozens missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-battered nation.
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Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines death toll rises to 65, 43 missing

The death toll from super typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 65 in the Philippines and 43 missing, police said on Monday.
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Philippines bans small scale mining after landslide

The Philippines’ environment minister on Monday ordered the stoppage of all small-scale mining activities in a mountainous region in the country’s north following major landslides after super typhoon Mangkhut hit the country.
Rescue workers clear a road of debris and toppled electric posts caused by strong winds due to super Typhoon Mangkhut as they try to reach Baggao town in Cagayan province, north of Manila September 15, 2018. Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines, with violent winds and torrential rains, as authorities warned millions in its path of potentially heavy destruction.TED ALJIBE / AFP

Super Typhoon Mangkhut claims first victims in the Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, as the biggest storm to hit the region this year claimed the lives of its first victims and forced tens of thousands of people from their homes.

Philippines raises alert as Super Typhoon hurtles closer

The Philippines raised its storm alert on Friday and warned of major destruction, hours before Super Typhoon Mangkhut was due to make landfall with fierce winds and drenching rains.

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