Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, closes Manila airport

Typhoon Kammuri on Tuesday lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain, as hundreds of thousands took refuge in shelters and the capital Manila shut down its international airport over safety concerns. Kammuri had already snarled...

Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, closes Manila airport
Typhoon Kammuri on Tuesday lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain, as hundreds of thousands took refuge in shelters and the capital Manila shut down its international airport over safety concerns. Kammuri had already snarled some plans for the Southeast Asian Games, which opened Saturday and are set to run through December 11 in and around Manila.