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November 17, 1991 | Associated Press
third tropical storm to hit the country in 10 days skirted the central Philippines and roared toward Luzon but spared another island where an estimated 6,000 people died during Tropical Storm Thelma. The Manila weather bureau said Tropical Storm Wilda lashed the northern coast of Samar Island and was heading for Luzon's Bicol peninsula with winds of 53 m.p.h. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
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July 8, 2000 | From Associated Press
A typhoon that wreaked havoc and death in the Philippines slammed into Japan today, losing power but maintaining enough force to cause landslides and flooding that killed at least one person and injured two others. Television footage showed residents of Mito, northeast of Tokyo, trudging knee-deep through torrents of muddy water. At least 13 homes were flooded in the Tokyo area, while dozens others were inundated throughout eastern Japan.
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July 8, 2000 | From Associated Press
A typhoon that wreaked havoc and death in the Philippines slammed into Japan today, losing power but maintaining enough force to cause landslides and flooding that killed at least one person and injured two others. Television footage showed residents of Mito, northeast of Tokyo, trudging knee-deep through torrents of muddy water. At least 13 homes were flooded in the Tokyo area, while dozens others were inundated throughout eastern Japan.
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November 17, 1991 | Associated Press
third tropical storm to hit the country in 10 days skirted the central Philippines and roared toward Luzon but spared another island where an estimated 6,000 people died during Tropical Storm Thelma. The Manila weather bureau said Tropical Storm Wilda lashed the northern coast of Samar Island and was heading for Luzon's Bicol peninsula with winds of 53 m.p.h. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
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October 25, 1988 | Associated Press
Typhoon Ruby pounded the Philippines on Monday with heavy rains and wind gusts up to 140 m.p.h., triggering floods, mudslides and tidal surges that killed at least 13 people and left 47,000 homeless. Another 30 people were missing and feared dead in a storm-related bus accident, and an inter-island vessel with nearly 500 passengers and crew was missing in stormy seas, the military said.
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November 8, 1988 | Associated Press
The second typhoon in two weeks pounded the central Philippines with 108-m.p.h. winds and torrential rains Monday, causing floods and mudslides that forced thousands from their homes. Reports of casualties from Typhoon Skip were sketchy because of poor communication with the affected area. A radio station reported six children and four adults killed in a mudslide near Naga, 210 miles southeast of Manila on Luzon Island.
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November 8, 1988 | Associated Press
The second typhoon in two weeks pounded the central Philippines with 108-m.p.h. winds and torrential rains Monday, causing floods and mudslides that forced thousands from their homes. Reports of casualties from Typhoon Skip were sketchy because of poor communication with the affected area. A radio station reported six children and four adults killed in a mudslide near Naga, 210 miles southeast of Manila on Luzon Island.
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October 25, 1988 | Associated Press
Typhoon Ruby pounded the Philippines on Monday with heavy rains and wind gusts up to 140 m.p.h., triggering floods, mudslides and tidal surges that killed at least 13 people and left 47,000 homeless. Another 30 people were missing and feared dead in a storm-related bus accident, and an inter-island vessel with nearly 500 passengers and crew was missing in stormy seas, the military said.
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