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Typhoon eases but Philippines braces for floods, mudslides; 2 dead

Typhoon eases but Philippines braces for floods, mudslides; 2 dead

Typhoon Nock-ten's wind speed eased to 130 kph (80 mph) as it headed west towards the South China Sea, passing through provinces south of the capital Manila at a speed of 20 kph.

Christmas typhoon threatens Philippine capital

 A powerful typhoon threatened to bring heavy rains and winds to the heavily-populated Philippine capital as it dragged its way across the archipelago on Monday, spoiling the Christmas holidays.

Powerful typhoon slams into the Philippines

Powerful typhoon slams into the Philippines

There were no immediate official reports of damage or casualties.

Evacuation ordered in Philippines as typhoon approaches

Philippine disaster officials on Saturday ordered people living in coastal villages south of Manila to move to safer places as Typhoon Nock-ten is approaching the country.

Nine killed as storm causes chaos in central Philippines

The typhoon, known locally as Nona, was about 150 km (95 miles) northwest of Mindoro island, just to the south of Manila.