Super Typhoon Hagupit threatens Philippines

  • Typhoon causes one of the world’s biggest evacuation in peacetime: more than half a million persons look for shelter. 
  • The storm weakened to category 3: Super Typhoon. 
  • Winds up to 175 kph (110 mph).
  • Still uncertain its next track: to the north or through the Philippines. 

The Philippines is in national alert due to the uncertain track of Super Typhoon Hagupit that has already caused the world’s biggest evacuation in peacetime with more than half a million persons in southern provinces. The next track of the typhoon still uncertain and it probably would head to the north, preserving the country from further damages, but if it heads toward the northwest, it will touch certainly the Philippines, crossing areas that still recovering from Typhoon Haiyan about 13 months ago.


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About Albeiro Rodas

Albeiro Rodas (in Cambodia Sky Ly Samnang), is a MA in Digital Communication, independent journalist and a Salesian of Don Bosco from Amalfi, Colombia, based in Cambodia since 1999. He is the creator of the Don Bosco schools of journalism in Sihanoukville and Kep with young people from poor communities and the founder of the Don Bosco Kep Children Fund. Medal for Social Commitment UPB (2010); among the 100 more upstanding Colombians abroad (Marca Colombia, 2012, and among the 12 Colombians that are making this a better world 2013 (

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