More rain on the way as Philippine storm death toll hits 150

Relatives grieve at a mass burial site where seven family members lie dead, victims of a landslide in the nearby village at the height of Typhoon Nalgae, in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, southern Philippines, on October 31, 2022. – AFP, November 3, 2022.

THE death toll from a powerful storm that triggered flooding and landslides across the Philippines has reached 150, disaster officials said today, as more rain was forecast in some of the hardest-hit areas.

More than 355,400 people fled their homes as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae pounded swathes of the archipelago nation late last week and over the weekend.

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