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Philippines (the): Typhoon: 2004/05/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/05/18
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Landslides set off by a super typhoon "NIDA" (Dindo) have destroyed hundreds of houses in an eastern coastal town of the Philippines, on May 18, 2004. Typhoon Nida killed at least 19 people and displaced thousands.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC News 2004/05/19
Officials in the Philippines say the typhoon that struck the archipelago earlier this week killed at least 19 people, left hundreds homeless and displaced thousands more

Reuters Alertnet 2004/05/19
Typhoon Nida killed at least six people in the Philippines and displaced thousands as it skirted the eastern part of the country before moving towards southern Japan, disaster officials and radio stations said on Tuesday.
The observed data of Typhoon NIDA, such as Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Pressure Readings, and Closest Point of Approach.

The Philippines STAR
Thousands of commuters were stranded and three fishermen went missing after Typhoon NIDA(Dindo), packing winds of 170 kilometers per hour, skirted the eastern coast of central Philippines on May 17, 2004.


Japan Meteorological Agency
Tropical Cyclone Information T0402(NIDA)