• Short Summary

    TYPHOON "EMMA" LASHED MANILA AND ITS SUBURBS THIS WEEKEND CAUSING WIDESPREAD DAMAGE TO CROPS AND PROPERTY.

  • Description

    TYPHOON "EMMA" LASHED MANILA AND ITS SUBURBS THIS WEEKEND CAUSING WIDESPREAD DAMAGE TO CROPS AND PROPERTY. THE CAPITAL AND SUBURBS SUFFERED A POWER CUT AS WINDS OF 110 MILES (176 KMS) AN HOUR SWEPT IN FROM THE SEA.

    SEVERAL ROADS WERE CUT OFF BY FALLEN TREES AND BILLBOARDS, BUT VOLUNTEERS WERE SOON AT WORK CLEARING A PATH.

    NO CASUALTIES WERE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY ON LAND, BUT AT SEA TWO BOATS WENT DOWN WITH A REPORTED LOSS OF 51 LIVES AND SEVEN PEOPLE ARE STILL MISSING.

    DAMAGE HAS BEEN ESTIMATED AT ABOUT NINE MILLION PESOS (GBP900,000), AND SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES 27,000 PEOPLE ARE REPORTED HOMELESS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2RVZVFK0LRICG4EVX4BYY2MWU
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RVZVFK0LRICG4EVX4BYY2MWU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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