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November 14, 1990 | From Associated Press
Typhoon Mike roared into the South China Sea today after killing more than 40 people across the central Philippines, officials said. President Corazon Aquino, who returned today from Japan, declared 30 of the country's 73 provinces disaster areas. About 100 people were missing and 320,000 people jammed schools, offices and makeshift evacuation centers. First reports indicated severe devastation in Cebu, a major industrial center of more than half a million people.
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July 8, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A typhoon killed at least 121 people and left 44 missing in a sweep across the northern Philippines last week, the civil defense office said today. In addition, about 130 people were injured when Typhoon Utor pounded 20 provinces of the main Philippine island of Luzon with winds gusting up to 106 mph, the office said. The storm also sideswiped Taiwan, where the official death toll is one, but seven missing fishermen have yet to be found and are presumed dead.
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July 8, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A typhoon killed at least 121 people and left 44 missing in a sweep across the northern Philippines last week, the civil defense office said today. In addition, about 130 people were injured when Typhoon Utor pounded 20 provinces of the main Philippine island of Luzon with winds gusting up to 106 mph, the office said. The storm also sideswiped Taiwan, where the official death toll is one, but seven missing fishermen have yet to be found and are presumed dead.
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July 6, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Typhoon Utor swirled over southern Taiwan and the northern Philippines, killing 37, flooding homes and triggering mudslides before barreling toward Hong Kong. Separately, in Vietnam, 22 people were killed in flooding related to Typhoon Durian. In the Philippines, 36 people were killed, 16 were missing and an estimated 25,000 were forced from their homes, the northern Regional Disaster Management Center said. In Taiwan, one person was killed when he was swept into the ocean.
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November 4, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
At least 26 people were killed and more than 100,000 others fled their homes Friday as Typhoon Bebinca slammed into the northern Philippine island of Luzon and roared through Manila, the capital, officials and radio reports said. The storm triggered landslides and flooded many areas. Schools, government offices and many shops and banks were closed. Packing winds up to 95 mph, the storm was about 105 miles west of Manila midday Friday, moving toward southern China, the weather bureau said.
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December 7, 1993 | Associated Press
A typhoon that killed at least 21 people Monday left southeastern Luzon, the main Philippine island, a disaster area as a second storm headed its way. The storm caused floods throughout southeastern Luzon that forced at least 20,000 people from their homes.
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June 29, 1990 | United Press International
Typhoon Percy killed at least eight people and left more than 31,000 people homeless in a destructive sweep across the northern Philippines, officials said Thursday. Weather officials said that Percy, which has peak winds of 100 m.p.h., was moving away from the Philippines and was expected to strike north of Hong Kong within the next 24 hours.
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October 24, 1998 | From Associated Press
Typhoon Babs raced toward southern China today after leaving at least 124 people dead, crops flattened and more than 100,000 people homeless in the Philippines. Philippines President Joseph Estrada declared a state of calamity in three provinces and a city in the worst-hit area on the southern tip of Luzon Island. More provinces were expected to be added to the list once the full extent of the damage was determined.
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June 27, 1993 | From Reuters
Typhoon Koryn slammed into the northern Philippines on Saturday, killing seven people and unleashing mudflows that forced more than 18,000 to flee for their lives, officials said. President Fidel V. Ramos spoke of disaster across northern Luzon island after the typhoon struck before dawn, reaching peak speeds of 110 m.p.h. "I have declared a state of calamity in 16 provinces and six cities.
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June 18, 1991 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two days after Mt. Pinatubo buried Subic Bay Naval Base in nearly a foot of volcanic ash, crushing 122 buildings and cutting electricity and water, Linda Hardy woke up at sunrise Monday and decided to cook breakfast. "So I went outside, built a fire and made coffee," she said. A friend then helped her barbecue a freezer full of fast-defrosting steak, chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs. "We can't possibly eat it in one day, but what else can we do?"
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November 4, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
At least 26 people were killed and more than 100,000 others fled their homes Friday as Typhoon Bebinca slammed into the northern Philippine island of Luzon and roared through Manila, the capital, officials and radio reports said. The storm triggered landslides and flooded many areas. Schools, government offices and many shops and banks were closed. Packing winds up to 95 mph, the storm was about 105 miles west of Manila midday Friday, moving toward southern China, the weather bureau said.
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October 24, 1998 | From Associated Press
Typhoon Babs raced toward southern China today after leaving at least 124 people dead, crops flattened and more than 100,000 people homeless in the Philippines. Philippines President Joseph Estrada declared a state of calamity in three provinces and a city in the worst-hit area on the southern tip of Luzon Island. More provinces were expected to be added to the list once the full extent of the damage was determined.
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December 30, 1993 | Associated Press
The death toll from Typhoon Nell, the 32nd tropical storm to hit the country this year, rose to 50 on Wednesday. Nearly 400,000 people were driven from their homes.
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December 7, 1993 | Associated Press
A typhoon that killed at least 21 people Monday left southeastern Luzon, the main Philippine island, a disaster area as a second storm headed its way. The storm caused floods throughout southeastern Luzon that forced at least 20,000 people from their homes.
NEWS
June 27, 1993 | From Reuters
Typhoon Koryn slammed into the northern Philippines on Saturday, killing seven people and unleashing mudflows that forced more than 18,000 to flee for their lives, officials said. President Fidel V. Ramos spoke of disaster across northern Luzon island after the typhoon struck before dawn, reaching peak speeds of 110 m.p.h. "I have declared a state of calamity in 16 provinces and six cities.
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June 18, 1991 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two days after Mt. Pinatubo buried Subic Bay Naval Base in nearly a foot of volcanic ash, crushing 122 buildings and cutting electricity and water, Linda Hardy woke up at sunrise Monday and decided to cook breakfast. "So I went outside, built a fire and made coffee," she said. A friend then helped her barbecue a freezer full of fast-defrosting steak, chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs. "We can't possibly eat it in one day, but what else can we do?"
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December 30, 1993 | Associated Press
The death toll from Typhoon Nell, the 32nd tropical storm to hit the country this year, rose to 50 on Wednesday. Nearly 400,000 people were driven from their homes.
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July 6, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Typhoon Utor swirled over southern Taiwan and the northern Philippines, killing 37, flooding homes and triggering mudslides before barreling toward Hong Kong. Separately, in Vietnam, 22 people were killed in flooding related to Typhoon Durian. In the Philippines, 36 people were killed, 16 were missing and an estimated 25,000 were forced from their homes, the northern Regional Disaster Management Center said. In Taiwan, one person was killed when he was swept into the ocean.
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November 14, 1990 | From Associated Press
Typhoon Mike roared into the South China Sea today after killing more than 40 people across the central Philippines, officials said. President Corazon Aquino, who returned today from Japan, declared 30 of the country's 73 provinces disaster areas. About 100 people were missing and 320,000 people jammed schools, offices and makeshift evacuation centers. First reports indicated severe devastation in Cebu, a major industrial center of more than half a million people.
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June 29, 1990 | United Press International
Typhoon Percy killed at least eight people and left more than 31,000 people homeless in a destructive sweep across the northern Philippines, officials said Thursday. Weather officials said that Percy, which has peak winds of 100 m.p.h., was moving away from the Philippines and was expected to strike north of Hong Kong within the next 24 hours.
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