Hagupit Rips Through Philippines; More Than 1 Million Flee 'Ruby'

December 8, 2014 4:17 AM

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LEGAZPI, Philippines — A weakened Typhoon Hagupit was crawling toward Manila on Monday, expected to dump heavy rainfall as it slowly crosses the northern Philippines after leaving four dead and mass flooding in its wake.

Downgraded to a tropical storm, Hagupit weakened further overnight Sunday — with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour and gusts of up to 86 mph — according to the U.S. Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Moving northwest at about 7 mph, it was about 145 miles southeast of Manila at 11 a.m. ...

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