Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

Typhoon Washi Floods In Philippines Leave 1400 Dead Or Missing

By Brad Johnson

"Typhoon Washi Floods In Philippines Leave 1400 Dead Or Missing"


google plus icon

More than 652 people have been killed and 800 people are missing after Typhoon Washi slammed the southern Philippines with a wall of water late Friday night, turning mountainsides into torrents of mud that swept houses out to sea. Cagayan de Oro and nearby Iligan cities in eight provinces on Mindanao island were worst hit, a region that in the past rarely saw tropical storms. Almost 35,000 people are in evacuation centers in the city of Cagayan de Oro alone. NASA scientists helped monitor the storm and warn residents about its gathering threat.

‹ Six Reasons Why the Durban Decision Matters

What Are the Web’s Best 2011 Climate and Energy Blog Posts? ›

Comments are closed.