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More than 2,000 people displaced by Storm Choi-Wan in the Philippines


More than 2,000 people in 18 villages in the southern Philippines have been displaced by floods and landslides caused by Storm Choi-Wan, officials in the Philippines said Wednesday.


And the American "ABC" network reported that the authorities evacuated thousands of others on Tuesday from areas prone to floods and mudslides in the "Albay" province, while more than three thousand people were stranded in the seaports in the center and south of the country by not suspending navigation.

The authorities had announced earlier today that at least three people died due to the storm.

The storm arrived with winds of up to 65 km and 90 km and is expected to move northwest and may weaken as it heads towards the South China Sea on Thursday.

It is noteworthy that the Philippine archipelago is exposed to about 20 storms and tropical cyclones annually, and the Philippines is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire region, which is a seismically active region, making it one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world.

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