Typhoon Brings 130 MPH Winds, Makes Landfall in Philippines

40,000 evacuated, at least 40 dead

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More than 40 people have been killed after a powerful typhoon swept across the southern Philippines, according to local media reports.

Typhoon Bopha made landfall on Mindanao, bringing heavy rain and wind gusts of 210 km/h (130mph) and forcing 40,000 people to be evacuated.

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