A forecast track map issued by PAGASA for Typhoon "Frank" located over Biliran Province on June 20th, 2008.(Credit: PAGASA)Storm SynopsisFengshen formed east of Mindanao on June 18th and was designated as Tropical Depression 07W and received the local name "Frank."It slowly moved northwest and intensified as Tropical Storm "Fengshen" in the 19th.The storm then moved West-Northwest and intensified into a Typhoon before making landfall in Llorente, Eastern Samar and continued to intensify after landfalls over Biliran.Moving into the Visayan and Capiz Seas, Frank peaked as a Category 3-equivalent Typhoon.It then moved North-Northwest and made landfall over Romblon and made its last landfall in the Philippines over the Quezon Province.Frank then weakened to a Tropical Storm as it emerged into the South China Sea, made landfall near Hong Kong, and became a remnant low and then dissipated by June 27th.The AftermathFrank caused ₱13.525 billion ($327 billion) in damages with 557 people dead, 87 missing, and 826 injured in the wake of the storm (excluding the fatalities on M/V Princess of the Stars).The storm affected about 4.8 million people and caused 326,321 partially/totally damaged homes.The name "Frank" was retired and was replaced by Ferdie." /> A forecast track map issued by PAGASA for Typhoon "Frank" located over Biliran Province on June 20th, 2008.(Credit: PAGASA)Storm SynopsisFengshen formed east of Mindanao on June 18th and was designated as Tropical Depression 07W and received the local name "Frank."It slowly moved northwest and intensified as Tropical Storm "Fengshen" in the 19th.The storm then moved West-Northwest and intensified into a Typhoon before making landfall in Llorente, Eastern Samar and continued to intensify after landfalls over Biliran.Moving into the Visayan and Capiz Seas, Frank peaked as a Category 3-equivalent Typhoon.It then moved North-Northwest and made landfall over Romblon and made its last landfall in the Philippines over the Quezon Province.Frank then weakened to a Tropical Storm as it emerged into the South China Sea, made landfall near Hong Kong, and became a remnant low and then dissipated by June 27th.The AftermathFrank caused ₱13.525 billion ($327 billion) in damages with 557 people dead, 87 missing, and 826 injured in the wake of the storm (excluding the fatalities on M/V Princess of the Stars).The storm affected about 4.8 million people and caused 326,321 partially/totally damaged homes.The name "Frank" was retired and was replaced by Ferdie." />

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