26 May '11, 12am

#Filipino #news Thousands evacuate as typhoon skirts Philippines: Thousands of people along the eastern Philipp...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of people along the eastern Philippine coastline were moving to temporary shelters Thursday as a powerful typhoon packing strong winds and plenty of rain roared toward the country's northeast. Typhoon Songda was not expected to make landfall but will skirt along shores with winds of up to 93 miles (150 kilometers) per hour and rainfall of 1.2 inches (30 millimeters), the government weather bureau said. "It has a big radius, so it can affect many areas even if it does not make landfall," said forecaster Mario Palafox. About 20 typhoons hit the Philippines every year, killing hundreds of people and destroying crops despite government efforts to minimize casualties and damage by ordering early evacuations. In central Albay province, Gov. Joey Salceda sent military trucks to begin moving 250,000 residents from coastal and landslide-prone vi...

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