The category 5 storm weakened after hitting six spots in the Philippines and has been downgraded to category 4, though forecasters said it could strengthen again over the South China Sea on its course to hit Vietnam on Sunday. The Philippines has yet

One of the strongest storms ever recorded slammed into the Philippines early Friday, packing powerful winds that blew apart houses and cut power lines.

MANILA, Philippines One of the strongest storms on record has killed more than 100 people and injured another 100 in the central Philippines before sweeping west toward Vietnam on Saturday, still packing destructive winds capable of blowing away houses 

By FLOYD WHALEY. Published: November 8, 2013. MANILA — A powerful typhoon ripped through the Philippines on Friday, killing more than 100 people in a city on Leyte Island, a Civil Aviation Authority official said on Saturday.

(CNN) — More than 100 people were killed in a major Philippine coastal city that took the brunt of Super Typhoon Haiyan, authorities said Saturday. That death toll in Tacloban was the first significant casualty report in a day when authorities began


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