Thousands flee as Typhoon Kammuri churns towards Philippines

The Philippines was braced for powerful Typhoon Kammuri as the storm churned closer, forcing evacuations and threatening plans for the Southeast Asian Games events near the capital Manila. Kammuri is expected to make landfall late today or early Tuesday in the nation’s east with heavy rains and wind gusts of up to 185 kilometres (115 miles) per hour, forecasters said. Continue Reading