MANILA – the Philippines is certainly 34 people killed by the typhoon Yutu. The authorities have Friday after days of searching have given up hope to still seventeen missing men and women alive.
It is feared that the number of victims will increase, because probably more people under the rubble of houses by the storm have collapsed, or by landslides or floods are swept away.
The typhoon reached Tuesday, the island nation in Southeast Asia with winds of more than 140 kilometers per hour. The strongest wind gusts had a speed of 230 kilometers per hour. Especially the provinces of Mountains, Banaue, Ifugao and Kalinga are affected. In september, typhoon Mangkhut more than a hundred people in the Philippines to life.