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Carina slightly intensifies as it heads for Northern Luzon

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Satellite image as of July 30, 10 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Tropical Storm Carina, which has the international name Nida, now has maximum winds of up to 75 kilometers per hour

MANILA, Philippines (July 30, 2016) — Tropical Storm Carina slightly intensified late Saturday evening, July 30, with several provinces still under signal numbers 1 and 2.  Continue reading Carina slightly intensifies as it heads for Northern Luzon

Stronger monsoon rains trigger floods, landslides in Zambales

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FLOODS. The southwest monsoon brings heavy rains to Zambales on July 9, 2016. Photo by Randy V. Datu

Over 5,000 families are affected as heavy rains hit the northern province

ZAMBALES, Philippines (July 10, 2016) — Heavy monsoon rains have triggered floods in this province, affecting more than 5,000 families as of Saturday, July 9.  Continue reading Stronger monsoon rains trigger floods, landslides in Zambales

Over 15,000 evacuated in Taiwan as typhoon heads to China

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TYPHOON. Taiwanese residents view waves at the coastline as Typhoon Nepartak moves towards Taiwan, at the shoreline of Yilan, Taiwan, July 7, 2016. File photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

One man drowns while 66 others are injured as Nepartak batters Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (July 9, 2016) — Super Typhoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan on Friday, July 8, forcing more than 15,000 people to flee their homes as the strongest winds in over a century lashed part of the island.  Continue reading Over 15,000 evacuated in Taiwan as typhoon heads to China