‘Tisoy’ batters Bicol, disrupts SEAG sked

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Tens of thousands of people in the Bicol region hunkered down in evacuation centers as powerful Typhoon “Tisoy” (international name: Kammuri) made landfall over Sorsogon late Monday night, threatening floods and landslides and disruption of plans for Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) events in and near Manila.

President Rodrigo Duterte placed all disaster-response agencies on alert as the typhoon bore down on Bicol with maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gusts up to 240 kph.

As of late Monday, Tisoy had slightly intensified, with the southern portion of its eyewall already hitting Northern Samar with intense rain and violent winds, according to the Philippine Atm…

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