Tuesday, August 11, 2009

A Typhoon Brings Terror

August 10, 2009 11:29 AM

Marakot -- suggests beauty. “Marakot” is Thai for “emerald”. But Typhoon Marakot has brought pain and horror to Southeast Asia, in particular to a mountain village in southern Taiwan. One million people in China have been evacuated; 22 are reported dead in the Philippines; but on Taiwan, the storm spawned a mudslide that has buried some 600 people in the village of Shiao Lin. We will update as we learn more about their fate; in the meantime, click on title above for full story with vids;

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