Philippines braces for floods, slides from typhoon (22)

The Jakarta Post 2014.07.15 07:46
The Associated Press, Manila, Philippines A tropical storm strengthened into a typhoon Tuesday as it hurtled toward the northeastern Philippines, prompting disaster-response authorities to evacuate thousands of people from villages prone to floods and landslides. Typhoon Rammasun, packing winds of 120 kilometers (75 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 150 kph (93 mph), was expected to smash into land later
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