BBC News – Super Typhoon Hagupit strengthens as it nears Philippines

4 December 2014 Last updated at 20:36 ET

BBC Weather’s John Hammond says the Samar province is in the firing line for the typhoon
Related Stories

Typhoon Hagupit has strengthened into a super storm over the Pacific as it approaches the Philippines.

Hagupit, or “Ruby” in the Philippines, has gusts of up to 250km/h (155mph) and is forecast to reach land on Saturday.

It is on course for the Eastern Samar province and the city of Tacloban, where thousands were killed by Typhoon Haiyan a year ago.

Tens of thousands of people, many of whom still live in temporary shelters, are moving away from coastal areas.

(read more).

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s