Typhoon Koppu has swept through the north of the Philippines and forced tens of thousands to flee. Although the storm is weakening, the torrential rainfall shows no signs of letting up any time soon.
Typhoon Damrey has killed at least 49 people, leaving tens of thousands homeless and forcing thousands more to flee floodwaters. Less affected but battered is Danang, the venue of next weekend's APEC summit.
Although scientists don't yet have the means to definitively quantify the link between climate change and severe storms like Hurricane Harvey, global warming is still likely a factor.
Progressive global warming will have an outsized effect on countries in Asia and Oceania. In a DW interview, Kira Vinke from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research explains what makes the region more vulnerable.
After making landfall on Christmas Day, typhoon Nina is sweeping towards Manila. Despite weakening, the super typhoon is continuing to disrupt Christmas celebrations, with authorities still on red alert.
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