Monday 06 february 2023 - 8:47:28 pm

Typhoon death toll reaches 8 in Philippines, over 50,000 displaced


MANILA, 27th September, 2022 (WAM) -- The death toll from Typhoon Noru in the Philippines has reached eight, with more than 50,000 people displaced by floods and landslides, the national disaster agency said Tuesday.

The dead were from the provinces of Bulacan, Zambales, Bataan and Quezon, which were the worst-hit areas, German press agency (dpa) reported.

Three people have also been reported missing in the eastern province of Camarines Norte.

Reports of damage from the typhoon were trickling in as weather began to clear in the affected areas.

WAM/Rola Alghoul/Esraa Ismail