Typhoon Kammuri: one dead, thousands displaced as storm hits Philippines

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A child wades through a flooded road following the passage of Typhoon Kammuri in Legaspi City, Albay province, south of Manila. AFP

Children stand in a shanty during evacuation in anticipation of Typhoon Kammuri, in Cavite City. EPA

Residents repair their damaged houses after Typhoon Kammuri hit Legazpi City, Albay. Reuters

Filipinos stand near the coast during strong winds brought by Typhoon Kammuri, in Cavite City. EPA

Villagers collect shells during strong winds brought by Typhoon Kammuri, in Cavite City. EPA

A man prepares to take down Christmas lanterns ahead of approaching Typhoon Kammuri. AP Photo

A villager covers his head during strong winds brought by Typhoon Kammuri, in Cavite City. EPA

Policemen clear a road with fallen trees near the airport Legaspi City, Albay province, south of Manila after Typhoon Kammuri battered the province. AFP

Airline staff hold placards announcing the cancellation of flights at terminal one of the Manila international airport hours before the deadline of the closure of the airport due to Typhoon Kamurri. AFP

A view of the destroyed wall of the passenger terminal in Legaspi City, Albay province, south of Manila after Typhoon Kamurri battered the province. AFP

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Dec 3, 2019

December 3, 2019

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At least one person has died and tens of thousands have been moved to safety as Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines’ main Luzon island.

Kammuri has continued to gain strength, now packing maximum winds of 175kph near the centre and gusts of up to 240kph, the nation’s weather bureau said late on Monday.

The 20th storm to enter the Philippines this year is following a track similar to Typhoon Rammasun in July 2014, which killed 106 people and caused damage worth 38.6 billion pesos (Dh2.78bn) to property.

More than 50 areas are on storm signal three, the third-highest in a five-level warning system, as Kammuri made landfall in Sorsogon province late on Monday.

Under signal three, wind of as much as 170kph, strong enough to blow down coconut trees and destroy rice and corn crops, may be expected in 18 hours.

Manila and nearly 100 other areas in Luzon and Visayas are under signal 2.

Heavy rains and winds are expected to be felt in the capital starting on Tuesday morning, prompting schools to be closed.

More than 217,000 people have fled their homes in Bicol, many of them staying in evacuation centres, authorities said.

The Manila airport will be shut from 11am to 11pm on Tuesday in preparation for Kammuri, the Transport Department said.

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Air and AirAsia have suspended more than 380 flights, the airport authority’s Facebook page says.

The storm could have a high human cost among the population of 9.6 million, the Global Disaster Alert and Co-ordination System said on its website.

Kammuri is forecast to leave Philippine waters on Thursday, the weather bureau said.

Updated: December 3, 2019 10:51 AM

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