Tropical Storm “Usman” Kills 68 People in the Philippines

"People were overconfident because they were on (Christmas) vacation mode and there was no tropical cyclone warning,"

Tropical Storm “Usman” Kills 68 People in the Philippines

  BICOL – The death toll from a storm that struck the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 68 with the number of fatalities expected to climb even higher, civil defence officials said Monday. Fifty-seven people died in the mountainous Bicol region, southeast of Manila, while 11 were killed in the central island of Samar, […]