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Storm-battered Philippines cleans up

November 23, 2020 5:00 AM

In a matter of hours, swathes of the main Philippine island of Luzon were flooded by record downpours from Typhoon Vamco. Rivers burst their banks, landslides smashed into villages and rice fields were flattened. Much of the capital Manila was inundated by muddy water that quickly reached the rooftops of homes in some areas.

Damage, injuries as Storm Vamco slams into Vietnam

November 15, 2020 4:49 PM

Vamco is the latest in a series of storms that have pummelled Vietnam over the past six weeks.

Death toll from year's deadliest typhoon in Philippines climbs to 67

November 15, 2020 12:10 PM

MANILA (REUTERS) - The death toll from the deadliest cyclone to hit the Philippines this year has climbed to 67, with 12 people still missing, the national disaster management agency said on Sunday (Nov 15).

Typhoon Vamco hammers main Philippine island of Luzon, paralyses Manila

November 12, 2020 1:58 PM

MANILA - A typhoon that gathered devastating strength pummelled the main island of Luzon overnight, dumping record levels of rain that set off massive flooding and paralysed nearly all of Metropolitan Manila on Thursday (Nov 12).

Philippines evacuates thousands as Typhoon Vamco approaches

November 12, 2020 5:00 AM

MANILA • The Philippine authorities have ordered thousands of residents in eastern coastal communities to evacuate ahead of the landfall of Typhoon Vamco, only weeks after the country was battered by the strongest typhoon so far this year.

At least 1 killed as Typhoon Vamco hammers main Philippine island

November 12, 2020 2:00 AM

Vamco looks set to be more devastating than Goni, as its path takes it near Manila.

Philippines braces for new storm Vamco

November 11, 2020 10:28 AM

Areas including Metro Manila was placed on alert.

Typhoon Goni spared the Philippine capital. Will Manila be so lucky next time?

November 02, 2020 7:06 AM

Climate change is exacerbating the Philippines' exposure to natural disasters, scientists say.

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