Tropical storm in the Philippines. Video


MOSCOW, Dec. 17 — RIA Novosti. The number of victims of tropical storm "your" and followed it floods and flash floods has risen to 180, more than 400 people are still missing, according to AFP Saturday.

Previously reported 143 dead. According to the head of the National Council on disaster risk reduction Benito Ramos (Benito Ramos), the number of victims of floods in southern Philippines could still grow.

Every year during the rainy season from June to December in the Philippine archipelago afflict about 20 storms and typhoons, often causing severe floods. Record for the number of victims of natural disaster in the country holds a typhoon in 1991 that killed 6,000 people Philippine island of Leyte.

Source: RIA Novosti , AlJazeeraEnglish, EvronsAlJazeeraEnglish

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