Aerial images from Tuesday, December 3, show the aftermath of Typhoon Kammuri that made landfall in the Philippines Monday evening.
A typhoon struck the Philippines, bringing heavy rains and prompting preemptive halts in air travel, schools and government offices, with some 200,000 people evacuated after warnings of floods and landslides. Typhoon Kammuri, the 20th typhoon to hit the country this year, weakened slightly and moved slowly across central parts of the archipelago during the night, with minor damage reported in some areas. The storm was packing 155 kph wind speeds and gusts of up to 235 kph, the weather bureau said. Authorities warned of landslides, storm surges and floods triggered by heavy winds and rain, preemptively moving 200,000 people to safe places in several dozen provinces. (AFP/Reuters)