Cyclone Bejisa: French island of Reunion on red alert

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Meteorologists say cyclone Bejisa could reach winds of up to 200km/h

(SOURCE)  The French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean has been put on red alert in preparation for the arrival of cyclone Bejisa.

Officials said the “danger was imminent” and residents have been told to remain indoors.

Meteorologists say the cyclone is heading from the north to the south-east of the island.

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Super typhoon Haiyan slams into central Philippines, millions flee

Debris float on a flooded road as strong winds and rain continue to batter buildings after Typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city, Leyte province in this still image from video November 8, 2013. REUTERS/ABS-CBN via Reuters TV

Debris float on a flooded road as strong winds and rain continue to batter buildings after Typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city, Leyte province in this still image from video November 8, 2013. REUTERS/ABS-CBN via Reuters TV

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Typhoon Man-yi Lashes Japan; Thousands Evacuate

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(TWC) TOKYO — A powerful typhoon lashed Japan with torrential rain Monday, leaving two dead as it damaged homes and flooded parts of the country’s popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered to evacuate to shelters.

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