• Short Summary

    The northern region of the Philippines has been badly ravaged by typhoon 'Elaine'.

    The 115-mile-an-hour (185-kph)?

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN & GVs Shore-line of Manila Bay showing palm trees and high seas whipped by wind (3 shots)
    0.21

    2.
    GV PAN & GV Fishing boats beached by typhoon (2 shots)
    0.29

    3.
    GV Vehicles drive through flooded streets
    0.37

    4.
    AERIAL Vs & CUs NEXT DAY. Pilots in cockpit and flooded area in Pangasinan Province (3 shots)
    1.02

    5.
    GVs & SVs IN AND AROUND Quirino Stadium showing battered grandstand, broken telephone line and smashed corrugated sheeting (4 shots)
    1.20



    Initials BB/2023 JW/DW/BB/2033



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The northern region of the Philippines has been badly ravaged by typhoon 'Elaine'.

    The 115-mile-an-hour (185-kph) winds slammed through the rice-rich central plains to the north of the capital -- Manila -- making some 5,000 families homeless and causing extensive damaged to property and crops.

    Sixteen people were reported to have died.

    Manila itself was also caught by the edge of the typhoon on Monday (28 October), which moved towards the Chinese mainland on Tuesday (29 October) and brushed the British colony of Hong Kong.

    'Elaine' is the fifth typhoon to hit the Philippines this typhoon-season. The second -- typhon 'Bess' -- claimed at least 11 lives and made 2,000 families homeless in mid-October.

    The Philippines' typhoon season straddles October, November, and December. During this period the islands can expect to suffer up to 20 typhoon attacks.

    'Elaine' was said by local weathermen to have had a radius of 430 miles (700 kms). The Government immediately allocated 16,000 pounds sterling (37,000 US dollars) to assist the victims of this typhoon season.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA68KK2EBQWUV3X6LD084X4XFZO
    Media URN:
    VLVA68KK2EBQWUV3X6LD084X4XFZO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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