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NAGA, Philippines | New landslide kills 15, buries houses in Philippines

NAGA, Philippines — A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least 15 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent text messages pleading for help. The slide surged down on about 30 houses in two rural villages after daybreak in Naga city in Cebu … Continue reading NAGA, Philippines | New landslide kills 15, buries houses in Philippines

ITOGON, Philippines | Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides

ITOGON, Philippines — Dozens of people believed buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines probably did not survive, a mayor said Monday, although rescuers kept digging through mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter. Of the 40 to 50 miners and their families believed inside the chapel, … Continue reading ITOGON, Philippines | Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides

HONG KONG | Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

HONG KONG — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China’s Guangdong province by Sunday evening to … Continue reading HONG KONG | Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

HONG KONG | The Latest: 2 dead after typhoon slams into southern China

HONG KONG— The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 10:25 p.m. A Chinese state broadcaster says Typhoon Mangkhut has left at least two people dead after the massive storm slammed into southern China’s Guangdong province. China Central Television also says the typhoon has triggered storm surges as high as 3 meters (10 feet). Fifteen … Continue reading HONG KONG | The Latest: 2 dead after typhoon slams into southern China

HONG KONG | The Latest: Typhoon death toll in Philippines climbs to 64

HONG KONG — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Philippine police say the death toll from Typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 64. The national police also say 45 other people are missing and 33 were injured in the massive storm, which battered the northern Philippines on Saturday. The hardest-hit province was … Continue reading HONG KONG | The Latest: Typhoon death toll in Philippines climbs to 64

HONG KONG | The Latest: Over 2.4 million relocated in southern China

HONG KONG — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Chinese state media say more than 2.45 million people have been relocated in southern China’s Guangdong province to flee Typhoon Mangkhut. State media also cited the Guangdong provincial meteorological station as saying that by Sunday evening, nearly 50,000 fishing boats had been … Continue reading HONG KONG | The Latest: Over 2.4 million relocated in southern China