Typhoon Kalmaegi Struck the Philippines

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The Philippines

On September 10, a tropical disturbance intensified into a tropical depression. Two days later, it intensified into a tropical storm, named as Kalmaegi by Japan Meteorological Agency(JMA).

On September 13, Kalmaegi was upgraded to a typhoon. A ferry was battered by strong winds and big waves. The sinking caused 8 deaths, 5 injured and 1 missing. Typhoon Kalmaegi also brought fresh floods to northwest of the Philippines. On September 17, the floods caused landslides in Cagayan Valley, a region in the northeast of the Philippines.