Friday, August 28, 2015| Latest E-book
You are here: Home » Topics » » Philippines » Videos

Typhoon death toll in Philippines rises to nine| Reuters

Aug 22, 2015    

MANILA The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Goni rose to nine after five more people were buried by landslides in mountainous areas, officials said on Saturday.Packing gusts of up to 185 kph (115 mph), Goni was estimated to be 105 km (65 miles) east-northeast of Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines, and moving at 13 kph towards southern Japan.Weather forecasters said Goni would be out of the region of the Philippines by Monday, improving conditions in the capital Manila, where some workplaces and schools had been closed because of rainfall. Storm alerts were lifted i...

Read More