Lockdown In Philippines As Super Typhoon Tore Across The Island

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The Philippines’ sprawling capital went into lockdown on Sunday as a super typhoon tore across the main island of Luzon, bringing hurricane-force winds and dumping heavy rain bound to cause deadly storm surges and landslides, says an article published in Straits times.

Category 3 hurricane

Noru – known locally as Karding – made its first landfall at around 5.30pm in Burdeos town on Polillo island, 100km east of Manila, with 195kmh winds, equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane. 

In a Category 3...


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