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(Bloomberg) -- At least one person has died and tens of thousands have been evacuated as Typhoon Kammuri hits the Philippines’ main Luzon island.
Kammuri has continued to gain strength, now packing maximum winds of 175 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 240 kph, the nation’s weather bureau said late 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 in the southeast Asian country and damaged properties worth 38.6 billion pesos ($759 million).
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Philippine soldiers on Monday rescued a British man and his wife from Islamic State-linked jihadists nearly two months after the couple was kidnapped from their beach resort in the nation's south, authorities said.Troops recovered the pair after a firefight with gunmen from the Abu Sayyaf group on the restive southern island of Jolo, which is a stronghold of the kidnap-for-ransom gang that has been behind some of the worst attacks in the Philippines.
The typhoon is poised to strike the Philippines just after President Rodrigo Duterte, joined Kammuri, the 20th storm to hit the Philippines this year, was reported to be following the same path as Typhoon Rammasun, which Haiyan left more than 7,300 dead in its wake and displaced over 650,000 people.
• Hundreds of thousands of displaced people in the Philippines entered a third night without • Search and rescue efforts struggled forward in the Philippines three days after typhoon Haiyan Thousands are feared dead . An early official count of 10 of 40 towns in the hardest- hit province of
More than 50 areas are on storm signal 3, the third-highest in a five-level warning system, as it made landfall in Sorsogon province late Monday. Under signal 3, wind of as much as 170 kph - strong enough to topple coconut trees and destroy rice and corn crops - may be expected in 18 hours.
Metro Manila and nearly a hundred other areas in Luzon and Visayas are under signal 2. Heavy rains and winds due to the typhoon are expected to be felt in the capital starting Tuesday morning, prompting class suspensions.
More than 217,000 people have fled their homes in Bicol, many of them staying in evacuation centers, authorities said.
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A British man and his wife rescued this week from Islamist captors in the Philippines' south say they were chained and threatened with beheading if they didn't deliver a ransom. The couple, shaken but unharmed, told their nearly two-month ordeal to reporters after escaping during a firefight Monday between Philippine troops and the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group. The couple, shaken but unharmed, told their nearly two-month ordeal to reporters after escaping during a firefight Monday between Philippine troops and the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group.
The Philippines is no stranger to typhoons - the island nation is hit by about 20 each year. A powerful typhoon slammed into the northeastern coast of the Philippine 's main island, Luzon, on Sunday. The storm killed two people, knocked out electricity and caused nearly ten thousand people
Thousands more were reported to have been displaced after it struck. Dozens of flights were canceled, around 7,000 sea travelers were stranded in ports, power was down in more than a dozen areas and many schools were closed, the agency 43 dead after Typhoon Koppu hits Philippines .
The Manila airport will be shut from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Tuesday in preparation for expected onslaught of Kammuri, the Transportation Department said. Philippine Airlines Inc., Cebu Air Inc. and AirAsia Group Bhd have suspended more than 380 flights, according to the airport authority’s Facebook page.
The storm can have a “high humanitarian impact,” the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System said on its website, putting a population of 9.6 million people at.
Kammuri is forecast to exit Philippine waters on Thursday, the weather bureau said.
(Updates to say typhoon has hit land.)
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Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off .
Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves offTyphoon Kammuri, the 20th to enter the Philippines this year, hit land on Monday night, prompting forced evacuation of thousands of residents and cancellation of hundreds of flights. It also disrupted the schedule for some events in the Southeast Asian Games, which the Philippines is hosting until Dec. 11.