More than 22,000 people fled their homes ahead of the storm, which destroyed rice and corn crops and left some roads and bridges inaccessible, according to regional disaster officials
BICOL – At least 22 people died from a storm that swept through the central Philippine islands at the weekend, authorities said Sunday, with rescue operations under way in flood-inundated communities. The death toll rose from four a day after the storm brought heavy rain to the Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions, causing massive […]
Presidential adviser Francis Tolentino said the 12 people who perished had died mostly in landslides and houses that got pummeled by the storm’s fierce winds and rain.
MANILA – Typhoon Mangkhut tore across the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday, killing at least twelve people, wrecking homes and triggering landslides before heading toward Hong Kong and southern China by evening.Mangkhut entered the Philippines as a super typhoon in the early hours and ripped over the main island of Luzon with winds […]
– – CHIANG RAI – The Provincial Administration in Chiang Rai has warned people living in highland and long river banks in Mae Chan, Mae Fah Luang, Mae Sruey, Wiang Pa Pao and Thoeng districts to be on the alert for possible flash floods and landslides in anticipation of heavy rains. They were told to […]