JAKARTA, March 17 — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Tsyganov. Seven people were killed early Thursday morning in a landslide on the Philippine island of Leyte, according to the news website of GMA News.
"Seven of the dead were members of one family, whose house was buried by a landslide," — said the mayor of Tacloban Alfred Romualdez (Alfred Romualdez).
According to him, there in Leyte in recent weeks rainy weather led to the cancellation of many flights to Tacloban and departures from it, and two more landslides. Fortunately, in the last two cases, there were no casualties, but more than a thousand residents were forced to flee their homes, said the mayor.