Thousands displaced as Typhoon Sarika hits the Philippines

Typhoon lashed Luzon, flattening homes and toppling trees and power pylons as more than 12,000 people fled to safer ground

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15:01 October 16, 2016
A fisherman sits on a promenade under a slight rain brought about by Typhoon Sarika in Manila, Philippines.
Image by: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News
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