Eight dead in Philippine floods as thousands flee homes

Manila (AFP) Dec 20, 2020
Nearly 10,000 people were evacuated from their homes in the northeastern Philippines as heavy rain across the country left at least eight people dead, authorities said Sunday. The storm – which has inundated villages and destroyed scores of houses in recent days – is the latest to batter the disaster-prone archipelago. Floodwaters reached waist-deep in 14 towns in the Cagayan Valley i

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