October 13th, 2013
01:48 AM ET

Typhoon Nari pounds the Philippines

At least 13 people were killed when Typhoon Nari pounded the Philippines over the weekend, the country's disaster management agency said.

The typhoon struck the country's north Saturday, displacing more than 43,000 people in 11 provinces, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

The deaths reported were due to falling trees, electrocution, mudslides, drowning and collapsed structures, it said. Three fishermen remain missing, and 1,900 passengers are stranded at different ports.

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  1. dazzle ©

    I got it right away. I can't believe how far off I was. So good to see you again, its been a long time.

    October 14, 2013 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Herkimer Schwartz

    I knew you would catch that. Hee Hee Hee

    October 14, 2013 at 8:14 pm | Report abuse |
  3. dazzle ©

    @bobcat, thank you for asking. He came home last Friday and he got to spend a few days with his parents in London. Right now he is loving getting hot showers and hot meals.He went right back to work today but the jet lag is a killer. I hate when they take down the jokes. I was lucky to see that one before I took off for lunch. Now I hope this posts.

    October 14, 2013 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
  4. bobcat (in a hat)©

    @ dazzle

    I really am happy for you that he is home safe. I know that has to be a grueling experience. Like I said before, that takes a special person and I have a lot of respect for his kind of person.
    I'm also glad you were able to solve the mystery.

    October 14, 2013 at 8:37 pm | Report abuse |
  5. dazzle ©

    Thank you bobcat it does take a special kind of person to do that, I love mysteries.

    October 14, 2013 at 8:47 pm | Report abuse |
  6. dazzle ©

    Speaking of mysteries, hello Rupert.

    October 14, 2013 at 9:12 pm | Report abuse |
  7. dazzle ©

    Did you spend all of your lottery winnings?

    October 14, 2013 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  8. dazzle ©

    Thank you bambi.

    October 15, 2013 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
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