Typhoon Koppu smashes through Philippines

Typhoon Koppu smashes through Philippines
 

SLOW-MOVING Typhoon Koppu weakened after blowing ashore with fierce winds in the northeastern Philippines yesterday, leaving at least one person dead and six others missing, while displacing 16,000 villagers, officials said.
Soldiers and police were deployed to rescue residents trapped in flooded villages in the hard-hit provinces of Aurora, where the typhoon blew ashore early yesterday morning, and Nueva Ecija, a nearby rice-growing province where floodwaters swamped farmlands at harvest time, officials said.
After slamming into the town of Casiguran in Aurora in the early hours of... read more

 
19 October 2015 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Scotsman
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