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Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

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Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

Typhoon Mangkhut cost the Philippines a total of 250,730 tonnes of paddy rice after it hit across the nation’s northern provinces over the weekend, according to initial official estimates. The figure exceeded a previous forecast by 60 percent.

Indonesia: Quake-related death toll reaches 555

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Indonesia: Quake-related death toll reaches 555

The death toll from the recent earthquakes rocking Indonesia’s Lombok island has climbed to 555, while nearly 1,500 others were left injured and hundreds of thousands homeless, according to the country’s disaster agency.

Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

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Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

The death toll caused by floods following typhoon Bebinca, the fourth storm that hit Vietnam this year, had increased to 10 as of August 18, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. ​

Indonesia quake: 7,000 foreign tourists evacuated

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Indonesia quake: 7,000 foreign tourists evacuated

Around 7,000 foreign tourists had been evacuated from Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno islands in Indonesia as of August 7, after a recent 7-magnitude earthquake struck the nearby tourist island of Lombok with the death toll climbing to 105.