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Typhoon Nock-ten roars through Philippines, killing four people

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By Euronews
Typhoon Nock-ten roars through Philippines, killing four people

<p>Storm warnings remained in place in the Philippines on Monday – although Typhoon Nock-ten, which caused at least four deaths over Christmas, had lost most of its intensity.</p> <p>The typhoon had been packing sustained winds of up to 185 kilometres per hour and gusts of more than 250 kilometres per hour. </p> <p>More than 300,000 people had to spend Christmas in shelters after authorities moved them to higher ground.</p> <p>But by early Monday it had slowed to a speed of under 20 kilometres per hour. Emergency crews had begun to clear the debris, power was being restored and transport services were resuming.</p>