Typhoon Ketsana

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Dozens Dead as Mudslides, New Floods Hit Philippines

Overflow from dams could be behind the slides

(Newser) - Landslides and continued flooding in the wake of two typhoons have killed more than 90 people in the Philippines. Many areas of the country are still underwater, and some reports suggest that water released by dams after Typhoons Ketsana and Parma is responsible for the landslides. More »

No Deaths as Typhoon Parma Slams Into Philippines

(Newser) - Typhoon Parma slammed into the Philippines today, knocking down trees and power pylons with powerful winds and pelting the already sodden country with more heavy rain, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The storm—the country's second in eight days—roared ashore in the northern province of Cagayan... More »

Typhoon Kills 32 in Vietnam

Military clears villagers from flood-prone areas as Ketsana grows stronger

(Newser) - Typhoon Ketsana slammed central Vietnam today, flooding towns and villages and killing at least 32 people. Roughly 170,000 people were evacuated before the storm hit. State-run TV called it the worst storm the country had seen in more than three decades. Meanwhile, the death toll in the Philippines climbed... More »

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