TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte (Dec. 3, 2014) – Exactly two years after one of the strongest storms to ever hit the Philippines leveled two provinces in Southern Mindanao, thousands of survivors are still waiting for the government to build the new homes they were promised, officials here admit.
TACLOBAN, Philippines (Dec. 3, 2014) — Authorities in a Philippine city ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan(Yolanda) were Wednesday faced with how to keep residents still living in tents after the 2013 disaster safe as a new, powerful cyclone threatened to bring giant waves ashore.
MANILA (Dec. 3, 2014) — The Hawaii-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center of the US Navy on Wednesday said “Hagupit” will become a super typhoon in 48 hours.
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 3, 2014) — Typhoon “Hagupit” will have a 60 percent chance of making landfall in Eastern Visayas on Saturday afternoon or evening, the state weather bureau said.
December 3, 2014 — The center of Typhoon Ruby (international name “Hagupit”) was estimated based on all available data at 1,610 km east of DAVAO CITY (7.5°N, 140.4°E), with maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 30 kph.