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Slow-Moving Philippine Cyclone Leaves Major Damage in Its Wake

A lumbering cyclone that left much of the northern Philippines inundated has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but a handful of provinces remain under weather warnings. And the areas in Tropical Storm Koppu’s wake suffered heavy damage. Officials are saying the storm killed at least 17 people. The storm, which hit land as a category 4 typhoon, is headed towards tiny islands on the northern-most tip of the Philippines. It is crawling at four kilometers per hour. And some northern and...

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