(In Pictures) Super Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) Batters Southern Philippines

(In Pictures) Super Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) Batters Southern Philippines

Manila : Philippines | Dec 04, 2012 at 4:40 AM PST
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(Check It Out! Photos!) MANILA, Philippines- Super typhoon ‘Pablo’ with international name ‘Bopha’ hits southern part of the country which believed to be the strongest tropical cyclone ever hit Mindanao in two decades.

The super typhoon ‘Pablo’ made landfall on Tuesday night, December 3, with the maximum sustained winds that reached 185kph together with massive rainfall of 15 to 30 mm per hour within its 600-km diameter.

According to source, at least 34 people reportedly dead in New Bataan, Compostela Valley after flashflood hits the province. Other parts of Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Surigao, Iligan and Dumaguete also suffered fatalities and damage to property.

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Images courtesy of Gerry Gorit/GMA News, AFP, NormzGagarin, Mantisa Apal, Kristine R. Ravanera, Val Amiel Vestil & Jef Maitem/Rappler.

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