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Tropical storm Jangmi struck Philippines

Tropical storm Jangmi made landfall in Philippines and killed at least 30 people. The storm and heavy rains resulted in evacuation of thousands of people.

Dec 31, 2014 15:15 IST
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Jangmi – a tropical storm that struck Philippines
Jangmi, a tropical storm made landfall in northeastern Mindanao Island of Philippines on 28 December 2014. The storm that caused

heavy rains and triggered flash floods and landslides in the country killed at least 30 people.


Tropical storm Jangmi, known in the Philippines as Seniang carried winds of 65 kilometers (40 miles) per hour destroying several bridges and highway and lead to evacuation of thousands of residents.

As per the latest forecast of NASA, the storm Jangmi has weakened to a tropical depression as it moved into the Sulu Sea.

Apart from Philippines, the storm has affected several parts of other countries like Malaysia and southern Thailand.

 

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