Typhoon Haima Hits Philippines

IAS Prelims 2023

Super Typhoon Haima has hit the Philippines, damaging crops and houses, and forced more than 90,000 people to flee to safer ground.

Haima hit the northern Philippines with destructive 225 kmh (140 mph) winds and heavy rain.

Haima is the 12th typhoon to hit the Philippines this year.

It comes just days after Typhoon Sarika also slammed into the northern provinces, damaging 3 billion pesos ($63 million) worth of crops.