Tropical Storm Thelma (Uring) – In November 1991, flash floods hit Ormoc in Leyte when Tropical … Tropical Depression 17W existed from August 13 to August 16. Typhoon Sally, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Maring was an extremely intense tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage across southeastern Asia, particularly in China, in September 1996. The 1996 typhoon season in the western North Pacific - YouTube A peak gust of 158 km/h (98 mph) was measured at a station in Tai Mo Shan. This table summarizes all the systems that developed within or moved into the North Pacific Ocean, to the west of the International Date Line during 1997. MANILA, Philippines - A super typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines with ferocious winds early Sunday, knocking down power in several towns … One person had drowned in northern Philippines, in the province of Ifugao, while another four remained missing in another province. The storm soon became sheared and weakened slowly. 104 people were reported killed or missing in association with Frankie, and damage figures are estimated at over $200 million (1996 US Dollars). The JMA upgraded 01W into a Tropical Storm before it drifted over the Philippines on February 29, and weakened slightly due to land interaction. The first, Frankie, developed in the South China Sea on July 19. "During my recent visit to the Philippines, I could see for myself the massive damage and devastation caused by the Typhoon," said Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Every few hundred metres, out of the billowing coconut trees, another town of ramshackle houses appears, the tarps that serve as roofs flapping in the wind. The typhoon later made landfall in Hainan on August 20 and northern Vietnam on August 21. [1] At the time, the typhoon had a minimum barometric pressure of 990 mbar (hPa; 29.24 inHg) according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). Philippines • Location: As of 1200h of 11 Nov 2020, the centre of the eye of Typhoon VAMCO (local name: ULYSSES) was located based on all … [7], A cluster of thunderstorm activity formed southeast of Guam on November 2. Late in the day, Dale passed south of Guam bringing winds as high as 74 knots (137 km/h) and high seas which overtopped cliffs 30 metres (98 ft) high. [6] The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) began issuing warning systems for Hong Kong and adjacent areas beginning with a Standby Signal No. Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines on 8 November 2013. Northeast or Winter Monsoon - Blows from the NE, from about November to April. The fierceness of Typhoon Haiyan can be easily seen from the road that winds along the coast of Eastern Samar (Philippines). Fern continued to weaken to a tropical depression on December 30. “Charts of Remarkable Typhoons in the Philippines” contains a catalogue concisely covering six centuries of data from 1348 to 1934. On the 7th Sally rapidly intensified to a 160 mph Super Typhoon while passing just north of the Philippines. ", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Typhoon_Sally_(1996)&oldid=994597658, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 December 2020, at 15:26. THE TWELVE WORST TYPHOONS OF THE PHILIPPINES (1947-2009) This summary is based on news, weather reports and storm logs, NDCC publications, historical archives and personal accounts. Tropical depressions in this basin have the "W" suffix added to their number. A Tropical Upper Tropospheric Trough spawned Tropical Depression 7W on July 10 over the open Western Pacific. Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc., established in 1996, provides humanitarian assistance to alleviate “hunger, disease, unemployment, illiteracy, and abuse.” 1. The PAGASA recorded sustained winds of 120 km/h (75 mph) as the storm impacted the northeastern portion of Cagayan. It struck Luzon on August 19 and then crossed the South China Sea. In addition, the Philippines lies in a region that experiences some of the highest typhoon activity in the world. It moved counter-clockwise around Hainan Island, becoming a tropical storm on the 17th and a typhoon on the 19th. During the season 30 named tropical cyclones developed in the Western Pacific and were named by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, when it was determined that they had become tropical storms. On November 10, Dale turned north, recurving east of the Philippines. Tacloban, a coastal city with a population of 220,000, was destroyed. The Philippines is no stranger to dangerous Pacific storms. Names not retired from this list will be used again in the 2000 season. Ann (Biring) developed on March 30. Greg caused extensive property damage on Borneo from torrential flooding, resulting in 127 deaths and 100 people missing.[4]. Continuing to intensify, Dale became a supertyphoon in the Philippine Sea on November 9. The storm dissipated shortly thereafter, but later re-developing into the Andhra Pradesh cyclone. A typhoon that left at least 21 people dead in the Philippines and 33 others missing spun toward China Thursday morning, while another another tropical storm brewing in … As the typhoon strengthened and rapidly approached the Chinese coast, the HKO issued the Strong Wind Signal No. Two active monsoon troughs that also developed Typhoon Fern and Southern Hemisphere Cyclones Ophelia, Phil, and Fergus spawned Tropical Depression 43W in the South China Sea on December 21. Philippines. MANILA, Philippines — Thick mud and debris coated many villages around the Philippine capital Friday after a typhoon caused extensive flooding that sent people fleeing to their roofs and killed at least 39 people. The scope of this article is limited to the Pacific Ocean, north of the equator and west of the international date line. It struck Luzon on September 9 and then entered the South China Sea. Tropical Storms formed in the entire west pacific basin were assigned a name by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. It tracked west-northwestward and became a tropical storm on the 21st. "The Philippines is in the middle of a critical process of reconstruction. At … It weakened over the country, and dissipated on the 16th over the northern Pacific. Rapidly weakening over the mountains, Eve turned eastward over the islands and the last warning was issued on the 20th. Cam developed over the South China Sea on May 18. Tom existed from September 11 to September 21. On the 15th Eve became a typhoon, which was followed by a period of explosive deepening to a 100 mph Typhoon, with a pressure drop of 40 mb from early on the 15th to early on the 16th. It later developed as a severe tropical storm and targeted the … Torrential rains from Typhoon Vamco lashed provinces in the Philippines' main Luzon island on Thursday (November 11), killing at least one person and paralyzing parts of the capital Manila as some residents awaited rescue by boat due to rising flood waters. In early September 1996, the monsoonal wind flow pattern shifted to a zone extending from the Philippines to Micronesia, in contrast to an anomalous pattern the month prior. During the season 30 named tropical cyclones developed in the Western Pacific and were named by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, when it was determined that they had become tropical storms. In the Philippines thousands of victims of other natural disasters have already benefitted from similar ILO projects, including those affected by Tropical Storm Washi (also known as Sendong), which hit Mindanao in December 2011. The Philippines has very rich biodiversity in terms of number and percentage. Tropical Depression 39W developed on November 6. Ida hits Philippines; 6 killed. [nb 1] At 1800 UTC, the JTWC assessed Sally to have peaked in strength with maximum sustained winds of 260 km/h (160 mph), equivalent to that of a Category 5 tropical cyclone on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale. Yates lasted from September 19 to October 1. This large-sized typhoon just came a day after Typhoon Pepang ravaged Leyte, Cebu, Negros and Panay. Ningning dissipated offshore Vietnam on September 14. Early on September 4, analysis showed that the system had developed a well-defined low-level circulation center. The typhoon made landfall at 4:40 a.m. local time near Guiuan, on the Philippine island of Samar, about 405 miles southeast of the country's capital, Manila.. At … Damage on the island totaled US$3.5 million (1996 dollars.) It headed northwestward, slowly consolidating to become a tropical storm on the 5th. Kirk caused heavy flooding, resulting in at least 2 deaths and moderate damage.[4]. Piper existed from August 22 to August 26. The convection developed into a low pressure area and was at first bombarded by wind shear, but conditions soon turned favorable which allowed it to strengthen rapidly on February 27 before becoming a Tropical depression later that day. The concerned scientists of the world and the Philippines had correctly estimated the magnitude, intensity and path of the super typhoon. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration uses its own naming scheme for tropical cyclones in their area of responsibility. The 1996 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it ran year-round in 1996, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. These names were contributed to a revised list which started in 1996. The ILO has significant experience implementing Emergency Employment Programmes around the world. A super typhoon is an unofficial classification used by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center to classify tropical cyclones in the Northwestern Pacific with 1-minute sustained winds in excess of 240 km/h (150 mph). [7], As the typhoon approached the Chinese coast, two men became stranded on a cliff in Sok Kwu Wan as a result of the storm. PAGASA uses its own naming scheme that starts in the Filipino alphabet, with names of Filipino female names ending with "ng" (A, B, K, D, etc.). The 1996 season was very active. It is a rather steady wind, frequently attaining a speed of 65 kph (35 mph). The storm also battered neighboring Vietnam. ... Typhoon Sally (1964) Typhoon Sally (1996) Tropical Storm Sanba (2018) Typhoon Mirinae (2009) Typhoon Saola (2012) Typhoon Sarah (1989) Typhoon Sarika; On the 7th Sally rapidly intensified to a 160 mph Super Typhoon while passing just north of the Philippines. The storm headed northeastward and struck China on August 6, then dissipated two days later. After tracking across the South China Sea, 34W made landfall in Thailand on October 30. The unofficial death toll for Super Typhoon Haiyan is expected to exceed 10,000 people in the Philippines, but the country is no stranger to catastrophic natural disasters. In the Philippines, Ernie killed 24 people, left 12 others missing and caused $5.1 million in damages. 1 early that day, while Sally was located roughly 770 km (480 mi) to the east-southeast. An average of five typhoons make landfall in the country every year, resulting in flooding, landslides, property damage, and loss of human life (Huigen and Jens 2006 ; … Sally brought heavy rain and damage to China, causing 114 casualties, 110 people missing, and economic losses estimated at $1.5 billion (1996 USD).[4]. Fifteen storms reached typhoon intensity, of which six reached super typhoon strength. Pages in category "Typhoons in the Philippines" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 217 total. Should the list of names for a given year prove to be insufficient, names are taken from an auxiliary list, the first 10 of which are published each year before the season starts. The tables also provide an overview of a systems intensity, duration, land areas affected and any deaths or damages associated with the system. 2008). Philippines; Posted 17 Nov 2020 Originally published Though they required aerial rescue via helicopter, both men only sustained minor injuries. Beth developed on October 13. It struck Luzon on November 8 and then dissipated two days later. [6][full citation needed]. (CNS photo/David Lee, social media via Reuters) MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — The Catholic Church’s humanitarian aid arm and a Jesuit university appealed for aid to help in recovery efforts after Super Typhoon Goni struck the Philippines. [3] Ten hours later, the JTWC upgraded Sally to super typhoon status. Violet existed from September 11 to September 23. It drifted southwestward, entering the Gulf of Tonkin on the 12th. Upon moving inland, Sally quickly weakened before dissipating over southwestern China on September 9. An intense typhoon has carved across the southern Philippines, destroying buildings, setting off floods and landslides and killing at least 95 people, authorities said Wednesday. This chapter elaborates on the typhoons that affect the Philippines, including historical difficulties with forecasting the approach or trajectory of any given typhoon, the problems associated with the seasonal patterns, increasing wind speeds and the successive nature of typhoons that are associated with the Philippines and the importance of the El Niño and La Niña phenomena. As such, warnings were raised to the Southeast Gale or Storm Signal No. On March 1, a cold front brought cold, dry air and vertical wind shear which pushed the system south caused the system's low level circulation center to become exposed. MANILA, Philippines — Thick mud and debris coated many villages around the Philippine capital Friday after a typhoon caused extensive flooding that sent people fleeing to their roofs and killed at least 39 people. These names were contributed to a revised list which started in 1996. The military was rescuing people in places where waters remained […] (CNS photo/David Lee, social media via Reuters) MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — The Catholic Church’s humanitarian aid arm and a Jesuit university appealed for aid to help in recovery efforts after Super Typhoon Goni struck the Philippines. Sept 1987 – Typhoon Neneng; August 1995 – Typhoon Gening; July 1996 – Typhoon Gloria; Sept 2013 – Typhoon Odette; May 2015 – Typhoon Dodong; Sept 2016 – Typhoon Ferdie; 6 typhoons have hit Batanes directly in the last 30 years. The exposed remnants of 01W continued to drift south, before being completely absorbed by the, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, ftp://eclipse.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/ibtracs/.original_source/tokyo/bst_all.txt.htm#45718, http://www.usno.navy.mil/NOOC/nmfc-ph/RSS/jtwc/atcr/1996atcr.pdf. On November 8, 2013, the Philippines was struck by the worst natural disaster in its history when Super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) tore through the centre of the country. [citation needed]. "A3) What is a super-typhoon? Heeding the call for help, Loraine Mora, our Class President, gathered all available people … Quickly moving across the South China Sea, Sally substantially weakened but remained a strong typhoon before making its first landfall on the Leizhou Peninsula on September 9. No Comments on 1996 typhoon in the philippines At least nine people were killed in the hard-hit province of Albay, including a father and son. Niki developed on August 16. In nearby Macau, trees were also uprooted, and low-lying areas were inundated by flooding conditions exacerbated by the high tides caused by Sally. A fast-moving typhoon blew away from the Philippines on Monday after leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands of villagers to flee to safety and flooding rural villages. It crossed the narrow Hainan Strait between Hainan and China, and continued west-southwestward across the Gulf of Tonkin. The system reached tropical storm intensity several hours after tropical cyclogenesis was completed, and strengthened further into typhoon intensity the following day. On November 11, Typhoon Vamco, the equivalent of a Category 4 storm, made landfall in the Philippines. In the Philippines, Abel killed eight people, left seven others missing and caused $4.3 million (1996 USD, $6.4 million 2013 USD[5]) in damages. Effects of the 2013 Pacific typhoon season in the Philippines; Effects of Typhoon Durian in the Philippines; Typhoon Elsie (1989) Typhoon Ewiniar (2006) F. Typhoon Conson (2004) ... Typhoon Sally (1964) Typhoon Sally (1996) Tropical Storm Sanba (2018) Typhoon Mirinae (2009) Typhoon Saola (2012) Typhoon Sarah (1989) The typhoon struck southwestern Japan at that intensity on the 14th. Lisa developed over the South China Sea on August 4. Forty-three tropical cyclones formed this year, of which 34 became tropical storms. Niki dissipated by August 23. The typhoon was blowing west toward the South China Sea with sustained winds of 125 kilometers (77 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 150 kph (93 mph). An extremely small cyclone, it reached tropical storm strength on the 13th and a peak of 60 mph on the 14th. Despite its movement over waters, the typhoon steadily weakened as it tracked westward. Eve, despite being a Category 4 at landfall, caused no reported deaths and only 9 injuries. Herb struck Ryūkyū Islands, Taiwan and People's Republic of China. The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Philippines is centered in Dumaguete City on the island of Negros, somewhat further north. Tropical Depression 31W existed from October 13 to October 17. This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. The monsoon trough spawned a tropical depression over southern China on August 11. It northern Vietnam on the 23rd, and dissipated 2 days later over China. [2], Overall in China, the effects of Sally were catastrophic, particularly in the provinces of Hainan, Guangdong and Guangxi. Tropical depressions that enter or form in the Philippine area of responsibility are assigned a name by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA. Tropical Depression 21W existed from August 25 to August 29. It struck Luzon on October 17 and then reached the South China Sea. On October 21, Beth moved ashore in Vietnam and dissipated the next day. It headed west-northwestward, reaching tropical storm strength on the 5th and typhoon strength on the 6th. This can often result in the same storm having two names. Typhoon Haiyan affected more than 16 million people, killed 6,293 people, and destroyed more than 1.1 million dwellings in the central Philippines (NDRRMC 2014).Haiyan is the deadliest typhoon recorded in the Philippines, superseding Tropical Storm Thelma, which struck Ormoc City on the western coast of Leyte Island, in November 1991 (Alojado and Padua 2010; Bacani 2013; Ribera et al. Kalinga records P132-M initial typhoon damages Format News and Press Release Source. Known locally as Typhoon Ulysses, the fierce storm lasted for two days and caused extensive damage on the island of Luzon, the largest island in this Southeast Asian country. MANILA — Super Typhoon Goni, the world's most powerful storm in four years, crashed through the Philippines on Sunday, smashing buildings, … It continued east-southeastward until dissipation on the 27th, south of the Philippines. It crossed the Malay Peninsula and entered the North Indian Ocean basin later that day. Typhoon Haiyan was one of the strongest storms to ever make landfall, hitting several islands throughout the central Philippines. On September 7, Sally reached super typhoon status shortly before attaining its peak intensity with maximum sustained winds of 260 km/h (160 mph) and a barometric pressure of 940 mbar (hPa; 27.76 inHg). Typhoon Haiyan was one of the strongest storms to ever make landfall, hitting several islands throughout the central Philippines. The typhoon rapidly deteriorated inland and dissipated later that day. ROSING was one of the strongest typhoons in the Philippines to hit land with gusts reaching up to 260 kph as it approached the Bicol Region at late evening of All Saint's Day (see figures 3 & 4). The signal warning continued to be held for just over 3 hours, the shortest period of time for which that warning was held since Tropical Storm Wynne in 1984. Typhoon Sally, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Maring was an extremely intense tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage across southeastern Asia, particularly in China, in September 1996. What is a major hurricane? Recovery efforts are underway. Marty made landfall on the 14th on northern Vietnam, where it dissipated 3 days later. Typhoon Trix- 1952. Typhoon Goni killed at least 10 people in the eastern Philippines on Sunday while nearly one million people were evacuated to emergency shelters, according to The Associated Press. Fern peaked north of Yap on December 26, with JTWC assessing winds of 150 km/h (90 mph), while the Regional Specialized Meteorological Center, Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) assessed peak winds of 110 km/h (70 mph), just below typhoon strength. It struck Mindanao several hours before dissipating on November 30. It tracked generally west-northwestward, strengthening to a tropical storm on the 14th. At this time, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) began to monitor the system. According to the Central Weather Bureau (1996) of Taiwan, typhoon Herb originated east to Luzon Island, the Philippines on 25 July 1996, landed at Keelung in northern Taiwan on 30 July 1996 with a maximum wind speed of 53 m s −1, and left Taiwan on 1 August 1996 ().It was one of the most intense typhoons to strike Taiwan in the second half of the 20th century (Central Weather Bureau, 1996). Willie made landfall on Vietnam on the 22nd, and dissipated the next day. Typhoon Quinta (Molave) struck the Bicol and Southern Luzon areas on Oct. 25 and immediately followed by super typhoon Rolly (Goni), the world's most powerful landfalling tropical cyclone of 2020 on record, just six days after Quinta.Rolly had not gone out of the PAR yet when Siony (Atsani) unleashed from the Pacific. Carlo existed from October 20 to October 26. Typhoon Haiyan-ravaged Philippine islands faced a daunting relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in … The tropical cyclone's trek brought it briefly over the Gulf of Tonkin before making a final landfall near the border of China and Vietnam. [8] Passing south of Hong Kong throughout September 8–9, Sally remained sufficiently south of the province to not cause considerable damage. Though small and somewhat weak, Marty managed to cause moderate damage and flooding, amounting to the deaths of 125 with 107 people missing.[4]. The depression strengthened into a tropical storm the next day, and was given the name Fern by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC). Zane existed from September 23 to October 3. 8. An active monsoon trough that also developed Typhoons Tom (25W) and Violet (26W) spawned a tropical depression in the Gulf of Tonkin on September 16. Tacloban, a coastal city with a population of 220,000, was destroyed. An estimated 300,000 homes collapsed and 500,000 hectares (1.24 million acres) of farmland were damaged. Super Typhoon Goni, world’s most powerful storm in four years, smashes into the Philippines Super Typhoon Goni, the world's strongest storm this year, lashed the Philippines Nov. 1, … Thousands of people have been rescued, though waters have mostly receded. The military was rescuing people in places where waters remained […] Remaining nearly stationary, the depression intensified into a tropical storm late in the day. After crossing the island of Hainan Frankie rapidly intensified to a 100 mph typhoon, 945 millibar over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early morning hours of September 9, Sally made its closest pass to Hong Kong as it moved 180 km (110 mi) off to the south. Tracking northwestward, the disturbance steadily organized. On February 23, a large area of convection developed south of the Philippines Sea. These shocks destroy the assets and properties of the poor and nonpoor alike, but as the statistics of assistance efforts make clear, relief goods never reach most of the directly affected (compare 2.6 million versus the 5 million of 1994-1996). Maximum sustained winds of the cyclone reached 160 miles per hour (260 km/h) over the open ocean. Because the Philippines is so strategically located, between the West Pacific, the West Philippine Sea and the South China Sea (with many shipping lanes and air corridors), Puerto Galera weather forecasts, Philippine weather forecasts and typhoon warnings are available through a myriad of different weather forecast sources. . The Philippines has recorded more than 435,000 cases of Covid-19 and close to 8,500 related deaths, the second highest in both categories in Southeast Asia. Tropical Depression 03W existed over the South China Sea from April 25 to April 26. Tropical Depression 15W existed from August 11 to August 17. [1] These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Precipitation remained light, though some localized flooding events were reported. It is crucial that the international community continues to support the recovery efforts. The storm reached wind speeds of up to 348 km per hour and made landfall … Tropical Depression 40W developed on November 25. Another typhoon, Atsani, with 55 kph sustained winds and gusts of up to 70 kph, is gaining strength just outside the Philippines. The cyclone then turned westward, becoming a typhoon by November 7. Amongst Father Selga’s extensive published contributions to science is his work on Philippine typhoons which he researched and compiled into a historical account. Two people were killed – one in Luk Chau village and another in Ma On Shan. This is the same list used for the 1992 season. On November 14, Dale accelerated east-northeast at more than 60 knots (110 km/h) as it became an extratropical cyclone.[4]. [1] On September 9,[2] Sally made landfall on China's Leizhou Peninsula with winds of 185 km/h (115 mph). After crossing the island and the Taiwan Straight, Gloria hit China where she dissipated on the 27th. These names were contributed to … Tropical Depression 41W existed over the South China Sea from December 14 to December 20. Phanfone, a Laotian word for animal, traveled along a path similar to that of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most ferocious storms on record, which left more than 7,300 people dead and missing, flattened entire villages, swept ships inland and displaced more than 5 million people in the central Philippines in 2013. Caritas Philippines has appealed for aid to help in recovery from the strongest typhoon of the year. The typhoon resulted in 38 fatalities from flooding.[4]. It weakened slightly yet steadily to a 115 mph typhoon over the South China Sea, hitting the Luichow Peninsula of China on the 9th, and dissipated the next day over the country. Rapid intensification followed shortly afterwards, with the typhoon reaching the equivalent of Category 3 intensity by 0600 UTC on September 7. The cyclone headed northeastward to east-northeastward and dissipated over the Pacific Ocean on May 23. It restrengthened to a tropical storm east of Japan, and continued northeastward until dissipation on the 27th. The next day Gloria reached typhoon strength, and a day later it reached its peak of 100 mph winds. Orson existed from August 20 to September 3. The typhoon briefly tracked over the Gulf of Tonkin before making a second and final landfall just north of the border between China and Vietnam. [5] Ferry service to Hong Kong's outlying islands were suspended, while active fishing vessels sought shelter in the local harbor. On September 2, an area of deep atmospheric convection within this zone began to consolidate into a tropical disturbance near Guam. PAGASA assigns names to tropical depressions that form within their area of responsibility and any tropical cyclone that might move into their area of responsibility. Offshore, 60 vessels capsized in high winds. [4], Super Typhoon Herb was the strongest and the largest storm of 1996. The system reached tropical storm intensity several hours after tropical cyclogenesiswas completed, and strengthened further into typhoon intensity the following day. [1], As Typhoon Sally approached Hong Kong on September 8, precautionary measures were initiated in the then-British colony. Typhoon Vamco, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, struck the northern island of Luzon, the third typhoon and fifth tropical cyclone to affect the Philippines in less than three weeks. In Mindanao where the typhoon made its landfall, thousands of families were left homeless and more than 170,000 moved to evacuation centers. This past weekend Typhoon Sendong struck the southern Philippines island of Mindinao causing the deaths of nearly 700 people with more than 800 additional people still missing. 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