Dec 05, 2012 11:52 EST
The death toll from a typhoon that ravaged the Philippines jumped to 274 Wednesday with hundreds more missing, as rescuers battled to reach areas cut off by floods and mudslides.
Dec 04, 2012 07:50 EST
Typhoon Bopha may have killed more than 43 people in the Philippines on Tuesday and there were fears the toll could rise sharply as the strongest storm to hit the country this year brought scenes of devastation.
Dec 04, 2012 04:09 EST
Typhoon Bopha killed at least six people in the Philippines on Tuesday as the strongest storm to hit the country this year forced more than 50,000 to seek refuge in emergency shelters, officials said.
Dec 04, 2012 00:48 EST
Typhoon Bopha smashed into the Philippines on Tuesday uprooting trees and power lines and forcing more than 40,000 people to cram into shelters to escape the strongest storm to hit the country this year.
Oct 30, 2012 23:31 EDT
A small earthquake shook buildings in the Philippine capital of Manila on Wednesday but caused no damage, the government said.
Oct 26, 2012 02:03 EDT
Tropical Storm Son-Tinh has left at least six people dead and nine missing in the Philippines, the civil defence chief said on Friday.
Sep 09, 2012 16:47 EDT
Almost 2,000 people were forced to flee their homes in the southern Philippines after heavy rains caused rivers to burst their banks, the government said on Sunday.
Sep 02, 2012 01:53 EDT
Families returned to their quake-devastated homes in the central Philippines Sunday, ignoring government warnings to relocate away from danger zones.
Sep 01, 2012 05:28 EDT
Residents on the Philippines' Pacific coast described how they ran for their lives when a major offshore earthquake triggered a tsunami warning, as thousands returned home on Saturday.
Aug 31, 2012 12:46 EDT
A 7.6 earthquake struck off the Philippine coast on Friday, triggering landslides that killed at least one person and a small tsunami that hit the eastern part of the archipelago, authorities said.
Aug 31, 2012 11:21 EDT
A 7.6 earthquake struck off the Philippine coast on Friday, triggering a small tsunami that hit the eastern part of the archipelago, seismologists said.
Aug 31, 2012 10:13 EDT
A 7.6 earthquake hit off the Philippine coast on Friday, triggering a tsunami warning for the eastern part of the archipelago and Indonesia, US seismologists said.
Aug 16, 2012 01:24 EDT
Tropical Storm Kai-tak blew out of the Philippines on Thursday, offering some relief for millions of people struggling to recover from a brutal few weeks of monsoon rains that claimed 109 lives.
Aug 15, 2012 12:44 EDT
Four people were killed as another tropical storm swept across the Philippines on Wednesday, triggering landslides in the mountainous north and dumping more heavy rain on the flood-battered capital.
Aug 14, 2012 21:27 EDT
A tropical storm slammed into the Philippines on Wednesday, dumping heavy rains and causing renewed flooding and landslides in a nation hit by weeks of destructive monsoon weather.
Aug 14, 2012 08:40 EDT
Manila braced on Tuesday for more wet weather and authorities rushed relief supplies to the remote northern Philippines as a new storm -- expected to trigger flashfloods and landslides -- closed in.
Aug 13, 2012 17:11 EDT
Philippine authorities warned Monday an intensifying storm could bring more misery to the flood-battered capital and surrounding areas, where nearly half a million were in evacuation centres.
Aug 13, 2012 00:20 EDT
Philippine authorities warned Monday an approaching storm could bring more heavy rain to the capital and surrounding areas that are still reeling from devastating floods that have left 92 dead.
Aug 12, 2012 15:26 EDT
Emergency relief officials and doctors deployed to flood devastated communities in the Philippines Sunday to prevent outbreaks of disease as the death toll jumped to 85.
Aug 12, 2012 01:25 EDT
Emergency relief officials and doctors have been deployed to flood devastated communities in the Philippines to prevent outbreaks of disease as the death toll jumped to 85.