Tropical Storm Jangmi - Dec 2014

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Tropical Storm Jangmi, locally named Seniang, made landfall on the Philippines' main southern island of Mindanao on 29 Dec 2014 and then crossed to the central islands, causing floods and landslides. The storm weakened into a low pressure area on 31 Dec and excited the Philippines on 2 Jan 2015. More than 578,000 people had been affected and 66 deaths had been reported; 610 houses were destroyed and almost 2,700 were damaged. As of 10 Jan, more than 27,000 people were still staying in 92 evacuation centers. (Govt, 10 Jan 2014)

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