Number Of Dead From Philippines Storm, Landslides Climbs To 126
Sunday, January 6, 2019, 1:35 PM
The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said on Sunday, adding landslides caused by torrential rain were the top cause. The storm hit central and eastern Philippine islands on Dec 29 and caused massive flooding and landslides. More than 100 people died in the mountainous Bicol region southeast of Manila, regional disaster officials said.