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Typhoon Hagupit Knifes Through Central Philippines

A powerful typhoon plowed through the central Philippines on Sunday, bringing howling winds that toppled trees and power poles and cut off communications with areas where thousands were killed by a massive storm just over a year ago. More than 1 million people had fled to shelters from coastal areas and landslide-prone villages by the time Typhoon Hagupit made landfall on Saturday night, bringing winds as high as 210 kilometers per hour (130 mph). As the storm barrelled in from the...

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