WORLD Deadly Tropical Storm Nalgae makes 5th landfall in Philippines

WORLD

Deadly Tropical Storm Nalgae makes 5th landfall in Philippines

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08:38, October 30, 2022

Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae made its fifth landfall at Sariaya in Quezon province at 1:40 p.m. local time on Saturday, CNN Philippines has reported, quoting the national weather bureau.

Rescuers use an old refrigerator to evacuate residents from floods caused by Tropical Storm Nalgae, Leyte province, the Philippines, October 28, 2022. /CFP

Rescuers use an old refrigerator to evacuate residents from floods caused by Tropical Storm Nalgae, Leyte province, the Philippines, October 28, 2022. (Photo: CFP)

Manila and nearby towns braced for the storm that has already killed at least 45 people, mostly due to landslides in southern provinces.

The Southeast Asian nation's disaster agency reduced its death toll from 72 after reviewing reports from people on the ground, including rescue workers searching for 18 missing persons.


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