Philippines typhoon

Toll in Philippines typhoon reaches 21; 10 others missing

Typhoon Phanfone, which made landfall on Tuesday afternoon in Eastern Samar province, left a trail of destruction as it swept across the central Philippines and areas off the southern tip of the main Luzon island.

Dec 27, 2019, 12:29 PM IST

One killed as Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines, hundreds of flights halted

Kammuri, the 20th typhoon to hit the country in 2019, brought winds of 150 kph (93 mph) and gusts of up to 205 kph (127 mph), damaging some homes and structures and felling trees and signage in urban areas. A 33-year-old man died after being electrocuted while attempting to fix his roof, a civil defence official in the Bicol region told local radio.

Dec 03, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Death toll in Philippines storm reaches 85

The Philippines is hit by between 15 and 20 typhoons each year during the rainy or monsoon season.


Jan 02, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

Wind, rain lashes north Philippines as super Typhoon Mangkhut approaches

Super Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to barrel through the northernmost tip of the Philippines early on Saturday.

Sep 14, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

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.

Dec 26, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

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.

Dec 26, 2016, 07:59 AM IST

Powerful typhoon slams into the Philippines

There were no immediate official reports of damage or casualties.

Dec 25, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

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.

Dec 25, 2016, 04:35 AM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

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Dec 07, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

Huge needs remain 100 days after Philippines typhoon: UN

The United Nations warned on Saturday that millions of survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon were still without adequate shelter 100 days after the disaster.

Feb 15, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

UN launches fresh Philippines typhoon aid appeal

The United Nations refugee agency has launched a fresh appeal for emergency aid for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which smashed into the Philippines last month, leaving nearly 7,500 people dead or missing.

Dec 03, 2013, 14:39 PM IST

Philippine typhoon survivors flee false tsunami alert

About a thousand traumatised survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon fled their homes in one central province following false rumours of a tsunami, civil defence officials said today.

Dec 01, 2013, 14:41 PM IST

Philippine typhoon toll rises to 5,632

The deaths from typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines Saturday rose to 5,632, a government agency said.

Nov 30, 2013, 11:53 AM IST

Slog begins to rebuild Philippines` typhoon wastelands

A frantic campaign to reach millions of hungry, injured and homeless people in the Philippines following one of the world`s strongest storms is almost over. Now the grinding slog of rebuilding begins.

Nov 24, 2013, 11:27 AM IST

Philippines typhoon death toll feared to hit 7,000

The number of people dead or missing after one of the world`s strongest typhoons struck the Philippines climbed to 7,000 on Saturday, as the United Nations warned much more needed to be done to help desperate survivors.

Nov 23, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

David Beckham donates designer shoes for Philippines typhoon victims

Singer-actress Victoria Beckham donated her designer shoes to raise charity for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines that hit earlier this month.

Nov 22, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

Philippines typhoon toll crosses 4,000 mark

Death toll from typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) breached the 4,000 level, the Philippine disaster agency said Wednesday.

Nov 20, 2013, 11:13 AM IST

Pakistan donates $1 mn for typhoon-hit Philippines

Pakistan government Tuesday announced a donation of $1 million as a help in relief efforts for typhoon-hit Philippines.

Nov 20, 2013, 11:04 AM IST

Airlift extends lifeline to Philippine typhoon survivors

Helicopters dropped emergency supplies to desperate villagers as a growing global relief effort following the Philippines typhoon pushed beyond devastated towns and cities today towards remote island and mountain communities.

Nov 18, 2013, 12:40 PM IST