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Two other typhoons are known to have inflicted more deaths on Mindanao than Tembin, according to government records. Typhoon Bopha left 1,900 people dead or missing mainly on Mindanao's eastern provinces in December 2012, while Typhoon Washi killed 1,080 people on Mindanao's north coast in ...

The year before, Typhoon Bopha, known locally as Pablo, was the strongest ever to hit the island of Mindanao, taking 600 lives and doing more than US$1 billion worth of damage. It originated unusually close to the equator, becoming the second-most southerly Category 5 super typhoon, reaching a ...
Late in November to early December 2012, Typhoon “Bopha” known in the Philippines as Typhoon “Pablo,” made landfall three times as it passed through northern Mindanao, Central Visayas and Palawan, affecting over 6.2 million people. At the time, it was the strongest tropical cyclone to ever hit ...
MANILA, Philippines – If this year had Typhoon Yolanda as its strongest cyclone, Typhoon Pablo is considered the worst storm of 2012. Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) made landfall in Mindanao on Dec 4, 2012, and is considered one of the worst typhoons to hit the island. Mostly affected were the provinces of ...
Given its geographic location, only three typhoons have threatened the Palauan archipelago with serious damage over the last 60 years. In December 2012, however, NOAA weather reports called for “a one in a million typhoon” (later named, Super Typhoon Bopha) to hit Palau – a serious matter in this part ...
Two months ago, on December 4, Super Typhoon Bopha made landfall in the Philippines packing winds of 160 mph (260 km/h). It cut a swathe of destruction across the southern island of Mindanao, claimed the lives of over 1,000 people and affected over six million as it tracked across the Island. Coconut ...
The number of people killed after Typhoon Bopha struck the southern Philippines has risen to more than 1,000, officials say. With nearly 850 people still missing, the toll is likely to rise further, Civil Defence chief Benito Ramos said. The storm struck the Philippines on 4 December, with the southern island of ...
Unfortunately for many across the southern portions of the Philippines, last week's Super Typhoon Bopha was that storm. Bopha made landfall on December 4, 2012 as a Category 5 super typhoon. If you asked the people in the Philippines about tropical cyclones, they would quickly remember Tropical ...
An intense typhoon has carved across the southern Philippines, destroying buildings, setting off floods and landslides and killing at least 95 people, authorities said Wednesday. Typhoon Bopha struck the large southern island of Mindanao, which is rarely in the direct path of tropical cyclones, fueling fears ...


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