Typhoon Kammuri slams into the Philippines, disrupting flights and forcing thousands to flee

Business Insider | 12/2/2019 | Staff
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Typhoon Kammuri hit the Philippines on Tuesday bringing heavy rains and prompting preemptive halts in air travel, schools and government offices, with some 200,000 people evacuated after warnings of floods and landslides.

Kammuri is the 20th typhoon to hit the country this year.

Storm - Kph - Mph - Wind - Speeds

The storm was packing 155 kph (96 mph) wind speeds and gusts of up to 235 kph (146 mph). Authorities warned of landslides, storm surges and floods triggered by heavy winds and rain.

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MANILA - Reuters - Typhoon - Philippines - Tuesday

MANILA (Reuters) - A typhoon struck the Philippines on Tuesday bringing heavy rains and prompting preemptive halts in air travel, schools and government offices, with some 200,000 people evacuated after warnings of floods and landslides.

Typhoon Kammuri, the 20th typhoon to hit the country this year, weakened slightly and moved slowly across central parts of the archipelago during the night, with damage minor reported in some areas.

Storm - Kph - Mph - Wind - Speeds

The storm was packing 155 kph (96 mph) wind speeds and gusts of up to 235 kph (146...
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