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Weakened Typhoon Hagupit still dangerous as it plods across Philippines
Weakened Typhoon Hagupit still dangerous as it plods across Philippines

As a weakening Typhoon Hagupit inched its way across the Philippine archipelago Sunday, some parts of the country were still bracing for its arrival while others were recovering from the storm’s passing fury. At least three people were reported dead from storm-related injuries, but a massive evacuation effort, reportedly sending at least 900,000 people to shelters, appears to have helped keep the toll relatively low. The Philippines had been determined to avoid the cataclysm it suffered last year in Typhoon Haiyan, which left more than 7,300 people dead or missing. “We were so glad we were spared,” said Pel Tecson, the mayor of Tanauan, in Leyte province, which was...

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