Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, closes Manila airport

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Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, closes Manila airportTyphoon Kammuri lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain on Tuesday as hundreds of thousands took refuge in shelters and the capital Manila shut down its international airport over safety concerns. The powerful storm, which blew in windows and sheared off roofs, roared ashore late Monday and was due to pass south of Manila -- home to some 13 million people -- and thousands of athletes at the regional Southeast Asian Games. 'A lot of trees fell... There were a lot of roofs flying during the typhoon too,' said Junie Castillo, a disaster officer in one of the areas first hit.

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