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Flood warnings for the Philippines as Typhoon Koppu hits

A powerful typhoon is battering the northern Philippines, with at least one person dead, several missing and thousands forced to flee their homes.

Typhoon Koppu made landfall near the town of Casiguran on the island of Luzon on Sunday morning, bringing winds of close to 200km/h (124mph).

David Shukman reports.

  • 18 Oct 2015
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