Super Typhoon Rai hits Philippines; thousands flee amid widespread floods and destruction, 13 million affected

Super typhoon Rai struck southern Philippines, forcing thousands of people to take shelter amid warnings of widespread flooding and destruction. The storm made landfall in Siargao, a popular tourist island, packing winds of about 175km/h. Power and communication lines are currently down on parts of Siargao, and the UN says 13 million people could be […]