22.09.2014 - News

Philippines affected by tropical storm

A powerful tropical storm Fung-Wong struck the Philippines, causing over 200,000 people to flee their homes.


Gusts reached 120 km / h. Last night had the three-week annual rainfall. Now the storm is moving north.

The disaster claimed the lives of five people. In Manila and northern provinces most affected by the storm, rescuers had to remove people from the roofs of their houses.

Already on Saturday in parts of the Philippines flood began to subside, so residents could return to their homes.

Tropical storms are not uncommon for the Philippines. Fung-Wong – This is the second storm in the Philippines over the past two weeks.

Author: Anastasiia Trepyton
Source: travelandtourworld.com