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Strongest typhoon in years dumps rains in Philippines and kills at least 10

The Chicago Tribune, 19 October 2010
Publié le : 19 octobre 2010
 Bullit Marquez 
"AUAYAN, Philippines (AP) Super Typhoon Megi dumped heavy rains over the Philippine capital Tuesday after killing 10 people, creating a wasteland of fallen trees in the north and sending thousands scrambling to safety in near-zero visibility.

"As it moved away from the Philippines, the strongest cyclone in years regained strength over the South China Sea on Tuesday while heading toward China and Vietnam, where recent floods unrelated to the storm already have caused 30 deaths.

"Surging currents on Vietnam's flooded main highway Monday swept away a bus and 20 of its passengers, including a boy pulled from his mother's grasp. In China, authorities evacuated 140,000 people from a coastal province ahead of the typhoon, which Chinese officials said could hit the southern coast Thursday. Heavy rains have already lashed Hainan."

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