The biggest stories of November 9, 2013
Nov 9, 2013
World | Reuters | Monday December 8, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos began to return to their homes battered by a powerful typhoon at the weekend, but the nation collectively breathed a sigh of relief as a massive evacuation plan appeared to minimise fatalities.
World | Reuters | Sunday December 7, 2014
A powerful, slow-moving typhoon ripped through the central Philippines on Sunday, bringing howling winds that flattened houses and toppled trees and power lines in areas still scarred from a deadly super-storm just over a year ago.
World | Reuters | Saturday December 6, 2014
A powerful typhoon roared into the eastern Philippines on Saturday, bringing lashing rain and strong winds that felled trees, ripped off tin roofs and toppled power lines in areas still bearing the scars of a super typhoon 13 months ago.
World | Reuters | Friday December 5, 2014
Tens of thousands of people fled coastal villages and landslide-prone areas in the central Philippines on Friday, a day before a powerful typhoon was expected to hit the island nation where thousands were killed in a devastating storm 13 months ago.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 4, 2014
Schools and government offices were shut in parts of the central Philippines today and residents stocked up on supplies and food, as provinces yet to recover from last year's devastating super-typhoon Haiyan braced for another category 5 storm.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Authorities in a Philippine city ravaged by super typhoon Haiyan were today faced with how to keep residents still living in tents after the 2013 disaster safe as a new, powerful cyclone threatened to bring giant waves ashore.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 25, 2014
A Filipino woman has been reunited with her dog a year after the pet went missing in the chaos of the country's deadliest ever typhoon, she told AFP on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
Pope Francis will bring a message of hope when he visits the Philippines in January, Church officials said on Friday, on a trip that will see him tour areas devastated by last year's super typhoon.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 13, 2014
At least 70 people are missing after a ferry sank in the waters off the central Philippines in bad weather on Saturday night, the government's civil defence office said.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 23, 2014
China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Extreme weather caused by Typhoon Rammasun has killed 27 people in Vietnam, with the storm unleashing flash floods, landslides and lightning strikes, authorities said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Monday July 21, 2014
The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 21, 2014
The death toll is still rising and hundreds of thousands of homes are without power five days after Typhoon Rammasun's rampage through the Philippines, authorities said Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 20, 2014
The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 -- with six missing -- as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said on Sunday.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 19, 2014
A super typhoon has killed at least fourteen people in China since making landfall on Friday afternoon, state media said on Saturday, after hitting parts of the Philippines and leaving 77 dead.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 19, 2014
The disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 18, 2014
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years made landfall Friday, authorities said, after leaving a trail of destruction and at least 54 dead in the neighbouring Philippines.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 17, 2014
The Philippines set to work clearing debris, reconnecting power and rebuilding flattened houses on Thursday after a typhoon swept across the country killing 38 people, with at least eight missing, rescue officials said.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 17, 2014
Financial markets are set to reopen in the Philippines on Thursday as residents clear debris and authorities work to restore power after a typhoon churned across the Southeast Asian country, killing at least 20 people.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 16, 2014
A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and shut down the capital, cutting power and prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people, rescue officials said on Wednesday.