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Four Feet of Rain Floods Philippines, Displaces More Than 260,000 People

By By Eric Leister, Meteorologist
January 24, 2014, 12:21:56 AM EST

Parts of the Philippines have been ravaged by extreme weather and natural disasters during the past six months.

A deadly earthquake killed more than 100 people in October while damaging some of the oldest buildings in the country.

Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record at landfall, battered much of the central and southern Philippines while leaving entire towns destroyed and killing more than 6,000 people.


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