The Guardian: Devastating Storm Usman leaves 68 dead in the Philippines

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The tropical storm Usman hit the Philippines on December 31st, causing heavy rains that resulted in flooding and landslides. Sixty-eight fatalities have been accounted for so far, which is expected to increase as the damage is assessed.  Usman was not strong enough to be considered a Typhoon, so there was not a warning and people did not take necessary precautions.

For the full article written by Agence France-Presse and published on The Guardian click here.

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