Typhoon death toll hits 13 in Philippines | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 06, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:29 AM, December 06, 2019

Typhoon death toll hits 13 in Philippines

The number of people killed by Typhoon Kammuri’s pounding of the Philippines this week has hit 13, officials said yesterday, as authorities confirmed reports of storm-related deaths. Kammuri’s fierce winds toppled trees and flattened flimsy homes across a swathe of the nation’s north on Tuesday, and forced a rare 12-hour shutdown of Manila’s international airport. Authorities said on Wednesday one person had drowned while three died after being hit by trees and flying objects.

 

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