Thursday, December 1, 2022

Philippines

Death toll from tropical stormNalgae in Philippines reaches 132

At least 132 people have died in the severe tropical storm Nalgae that battered the Philippines over the weekend, the government said on Tuesday.Nalgae, one of the most destructive cyclones that battered the Philippines, triggered flash floods and landslides...

Death toll from tropical storm Nalgae in Philippines reaches 132

At least 132 people have died in the severe tropical storm Nalgae that battered the Philippines over the weekend, the government said on Tuesday. Nalgae, one of the most destructive cyclones that battered the Philippines, triggered flash floods and landslides...

Over 100 dead in storm-ravaged Philippines

More than 100 people have died in one of the most destructive storms to lash the Philippines this year with dozens more feared missing after villagers fled in the wrong direction and got buried in a boulder-laden mudslide. Almost...

72 dead as storm lashes Philippines

The death toll from severe tropical storm Nalgae, which unleashed floods and set off landslides in several parts of the Philippines, has climbed to 72, a spokesperson for a government disaster agency said on Saturday.National Disaster Risk Reduction and...

13 dead in Philippines flash floods

At least 13 people died on Friday and several other were reported missing after a strong overnight downpour flooded a number of towns in the Philippines’ Maguindanao province, an official said. Citing initial report, the disaster management official said...

Quake of magnitude-5.3 hits Philippines

An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rattled Surigao Del Sur province in southern Philippines, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.The institute on Saturday added that the quake, which occurred at 11:14 p.m. local time, hit...

Powerful typhoon leaves 6 rescuers dead in north Philippines

Typhoon Noru blew out of the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving six people dead, knocking down power in two entire provinces, trapping villagers in floods and forcing officials to suspend classes and government work in and around the capital....

Philippines eyes US helicopters after scrapping Russian deal

MANILA, AUG 15 (AP): Philippine officials are considering a US offer to provide heavy-lift helicopters like its widely used Chinooks after Manila scrapped a deal to buy military choppers from Russia due to fears of Western sanctions, the Philippine...

Strong quake kills 5, injures dozens in northern Philippines

A strong earthquake set off landslides and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens. In the capital, hospital patients were evacuated and terrified people rushed outdoors.The 7-magnitude quake was centred...

FIBA Cup: Philippines beat India 101-59

The Indian men’s basketball team suffered a 59-101 defeat against the Philippines in its second FIBA Asia Cup 2022 Group D match at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, here on Friday.Muin Bek Hafeez was India’s standout player with...