Typhoon Parma

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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 »

Philippines Girds for 'Calamity' Ahead of Super-Typhoon

Areas still stricken by last storm evacuate; Parma expected to hit within hours

(Newser) - Filipinos braced to be whipped by powerful winds and pelted with rain from a second typhoon in eight days, fleeing by the tens of thousands from low-lying areas and suspending cleanup operations in the flooded capital. President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared a nationwide "state of calamity" and ordered mass... More »

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