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Philippines : Tropical Storm : 2005/03/17
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Duration 2005/03/17
Country
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District
Philippines
Name Tropical Storm
Outline Two passenger ferries capsized during a fierce tropical storm in the central Philippines on Thursday, killing at least three people and leaving eight missing, officials said

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Radio Australia News 2005/03/18
    The death toll from a tropical storm that hit the central Philippines this week has risen to 15, with at least 16 people still missing.
    Local officials say a fishing boat sunk off Tarangan town on the eastern island of Samar, killing eight crew members and leaving up to 15 missing.
  • Philstar.com 2005/03/18
    At least six people were killed and 13 missing after a freak storm tore through the Visayas region at dawn yesterday, rescue officials said.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2005/03/17
    Tropical storm lashes central Philippines, 3 dead