Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Weather pr0n

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Well, that's that, then.

Typhoon Hagupit, the tally so far: eight dead in the Philippines; locally, sixty injured, three seriously; flights cancelled or delayed; almost everything closed; fallen scaffolding, flooding in the usual places; 100,000 evacuated along the South China coast; Vietnam next.

A little known fact -- outside of the Philippines -- hagupit is Tagalog for "to lash".

Oh, post-Hagupit. Today, a run on Hong Kong's third largest bank, Bank of East Asia: bloomberg

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