Hirunews Logo
Typhoon+Noul+hits+the+Philippines
Monday, 11 May 2015 - 7:52
Typhoon Noul hits the Philippines
32

Shares
3,842

Views
A powerful typhoon has hit the north-east Philippines, in Cagayan province, cutting electricity supplies to many parts of the region.

Warnings of flash floods, landslides and storm surges forced thousands of people to flee to higher ground.

There have so far been no reports of casualties.

The storm, with wind speeds of 220km/h, is expected to move slowly towards Taiwan and Japan.

The Philippines sees frequent extreme weather, with more than 7,000 people killed when Typhoon Haiyan struck in 2013.


Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
406 Views
39 Views
1,737 Views
39,095 Views
2,311 Views
40,398 Views
Top