A powerful typhoon that ravaged the southern Philippines, killing more than 270 people and leaving hundreds missing, could be headed for southern China.Thursday, 6 December, 2012, 4:04am
Outside a gymnasium in the battered town of New Bataan, several mud-stained bodies lay side by side, covered by cloth and banana leaves and surrounded by villagers covering their noses to fight the stench. A man sprayed insecticide on the remains to turn away swarms of flies.6 Dec 2012 - 7:27am
The death toll from a powerful typhoon that ravaged the southern Philippines rose to 274 on Wednesday, as rescuers battled to reach areas cut off by floods and mudslides.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Typhoon Bopha killed at least 52 people in the Philippines yesterday as the strongest storm to hit the country this year wreaked devastation.
ABS-CBN television said 43 died in one southern town that was in the direct path of Bopha's 210km/h winds soon after it struck land on Mindanao island's east coast at dawn.5 Dec 2012 - 6:14am
Typhoon Bopha killed at least six people in the Philippines on Tuesday as the strongest storm to hit this year forced 50,000 to seek refuge in emergency shelters.4 Dec 2012 - 5:30pm 1 comment
The Philippines is bracing for the strongest storm of 2012, almost a year after Typhoon Washi triggered landslides, flooding and the highest cyclone death toll since 2008.
Packing gusts of up to 220km/h, Typhoon Bopha was 1,000 kilometres southeast of the Philippines yesterday, and was forecast to make landfall tomorrow or on Wednesday, the state weather bureau said.3 Dec 2012 - 4:27am