Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Philippines despite strong winds and rain

Pope Francis held this Saturday in the Philippines all his planned events, despite a tropical storm, to be close and comfort the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban, Leyte Island that swept the country in November 2014. Francisco moved to the city of Tacloban despite the...

Tropical storm and floods generate deaths in the Philippines and Malaysia

At least 30 people have been killed by floods caused by tropical storm that hits the Philippines two days ago, according to the latest official figures released this Tuesday, and another 10 people have lost their lives in Malaysia. Heavy rain fell upon fishing and tourist areas...

Philippines: Death toll by Typhoon Hagupit increases to 23

The arrival of Typhoon Hagupit has caused in three days the deaths of at least 23 people, the evacuation of nearly one million inhabitants and the destruction of thousands of homes in the Philippines. Of the 23 fatalities, 18 died in the eastern island of Samar, the Philippine...

Typhoon Hagupit leaves three people dead and 890,000 evacuated in Philippines

At least three people died in the Philippines and more than 890,000 were evacuated by the typhoon Hagupit which crosses Philippines with sustained winds of 170 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 170. The typhoon has also caused flooding and extensive damage to infrastructure,...

Philippines: Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall and the evacuations continue

The typhoon Hagupit today touched land in the town of Dolores, Eastern Samar province (central Philippines zone), about 21:15 local time (13:15 GMT), with gusts of up to 210 kilometers per hour. The authorities have not yet reported victims, although it is known that the typhoon...

Philippines evacuates its inhabitants by the arrival of Typhoon Hagupit

Millions of people in the Philippines began to seek refuge in churches, schools and other improvised shelters this Friday, while the powerful typhoon Hagupit is approaching the country. It is feared that the hurricane, the strongest that will cross the archipelago in Southeast...

First cases of Ebola in Congo are confirmed

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was added yesterday, August 24, to the list of African countries infected by the deadly Ebola virus. This was confirmed by the Congolese Minister of Health Félix Kabange Numbi, after presenting the analysis of people who suffered hemorrhagic...

The Rammasun typhoon kills 12 peoples in Philippines

Typhoon Rammasun in Philippines, yesterday left at least 12 dead, several areas whithout electricity and caused damages to a parked airplane, as reported by authorities. The winds of 150 km / h and gusts up to 185 km / h brought down trees and electricity poles, in addition to...