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Typhoon Rai Causes Massive Destruction And Death Toll Rises To 208 In The Philippines

Typhoon Rai causes massive destruction in Philippines. The wind speed of typhoon Rai is approximately 195 km/hr or 120 miles/hr. Around 300,000 people are looking for safety around the time it hits the country's southeastern islands. The most affected areas are Siargao, Dinagat, and Mindanao Islands. As per reports around 208 people have lost their lives. More than 239 people are injured and 52 are missing as reported by the local police. Rai is the most powerful typhoon to hit the Philippines this year 2021. Although around 20 storms and typhoons hit the country every year. Till date, the most destructive typhoon to hit the Philippines is Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Haiyan took away the lives of nearly 6000 people and left millions in need. Typhoon Rai belongs to category 5 according to the ...

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