Thousands in shelters as Hagupit lashes Philippines

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled coastal villages as Typhoon Hagupit swept across the eastern and central Philippines. Power and telephone lines were reported to be down in many areas.

Typhoon Hagupit slammed into remote fishing communities in the eastern Philippines on Saturday night, bringing heavy rain and packing sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour (100 mph) and gusts of up to 195 kilometers per hour.
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Source News: DW