08 Dec 2014
Manila: The massive Typhoon Hagupit has led to the death of at least three people and over 890,000 people being evacuated in the Philippines, with the wind speed touching 170 kmph, media reported on Sunday.
09 Dec 2014
Manila: Typhoon Hagupit, which has left at least 27 people dead and 1.6 million displaced in the Philippines, was downgraded on Tuesday from a storm to a tropical depression after passing through the nation's capital where it caused flooding at several places but no major damage.
17 Jan 2015
Tacloban (Philippines): Pope Francis was forced on Saturday to flee a fierce storm in the Philippines that killed a papal volunteer, cutting short a mercy mission to weeping survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon.
06 Dec 2014
Manila: About 500,000 people have been evacuated before the projected landfall of Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, in central Philippines, a senior government official said on Friday.
12 Jan 2015
Manila: The Philippine government has sought help from allied countries to prevent possible threats when Pope Francis embarks on a five-day visit to the country, the Philippine president said on Monday.
31 Dec 2014
Manila: Flash floods and mudslides have killed at least 53 people in the central and southern Philippines, the national disaster agency said on Wednesday, after days of heavy rains that have also hit neighbouring Southeast Asian countries.
29 Dec 2014
Manila: A strong earthquake shook parts of the southern and central Philippines on Monday, frightening people but causing no serious damage or injuries, officials said.
01 Jan 2015
Manila: Tropical storm Jiangmi exited the Philippines on Thursday, leaving at least 54 dead and 13 missing from floods and landslides as officials said greater measures could have been taken to prepare for the deluge.
21 Jan 2014
BUTUAN CITY: Emergency workers evacuated thousands of people across the southern Philippines on Tuesday, including many already made homeless by a typhoon in November, after three days of rain flooded towns and farmland.
06 Nov 2013
Manila: The Philippines evacuated coastal areas and put emergency workers on alert on Wednesday as a storm expected to grow into a super typhoon headed towards central islands still recovering from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit in October 2013.