Saturday, October 3, 2009

Tens of thousands of people evacuated due to typhoons in the Philippines

Philippine authorities have declared the present state of natural disaster and evacuated 33,000 people from the east of the island due to the arrival of typhoons "Parma", a week after the floods in Manila and its vicinity 300 people lost their lives.
Typhoon "Parma", which is marked as "super typhoon", gaining strength while approaching the northeastern province of Isabella, where he is expected to hit tomorrow.
At least 70,000 people had already left the homes in the central region of Bikol, near where the typhoon passed today, bringing rain storm.
Local officials have notified that there were reports of landslides country, but for now there is no information about possible victims or injured. Asia-Pacific region hit by a series of natural disasters in recent days, including typhoon "Ketsana, which killed more than 400 people in the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
In addition, two devastating earthquake struck the Indonesian island Sumatra, where the balance is likely to measure thousands of victims.

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