Philippines: World’s strongest storm of 2020 leaves four dead

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At least four people have died and nearly 350,000 are in evacuation centres as a super typhoon hits the Philippines.

Goni, the world’s strongest storm so far this year, made landfall in the southern Bicol region, with sustained winds of 140mph (225kph) and gusts of 174mph (280kph).

The victims included one person who was reportedly hit by a tree and a five-year-old who was washed away after a river overflowed in Albay province.

The weather bureau downgraded Goni to typhoon category after it hit the country.

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