A tropical storm hit the Philippines, three deaths

A tropical storm hit the northeast Philippines, killing three people, left more than 100,000 homes by landslides and flooding, according to the Associated Press.

Cyclone passes Sunday on Catanduanes province in Bicol region. Storm accompanied by winds of 85 kilometers per hour with gusts to 100 kilometers per hour. In some areas, there have been floods and landslides. In some cities there are power outages.

Two people drowned in floods, one man received a fatal electric shock in case of flooding of houses in a village near the city of Libo, police said.

Relief in Catanduanes mostly elevated, undulating, forcing residents to leave their homes to avoid becoming victims of landslides that often occur after such tropical storms.

Source: RIA Novosti, TSR, The Lethbridge Herald

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