Tropical storm Jangmi caught entire regions off guard with winds up to 210 km/h. Filipino authorities come in for criticism for failing to warn people early. The local agriculture suffers US$ 9 million in damages. Record flooding is also registered in Malaysia with more than 250,000 people persons displaced. Floods also hit southern Thailand.
PHILIPPINES - MALAYSIA - Dozens of people die, thousands are displaced by floods in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand [AN]