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World IN BRIEF / PHILIPPINES

Typhoon Zeb Leaves Death, Devastation

October 16, 1998|From Times Wire Reports

Typhoon Zeb closed in on Taiwan after touching off floods and mudslides in the Philippines, killing at least 28 people and driving tens of thousands to shelters. Four of the deaths were reported in Taiwan, where the storm's outer fringes began flooding streets and triggering landslides that blocked traffic on many highways. The death toll in the Philippines was expected to rise.

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