Death toll following mudslides in Philippines rises to 122

The death toll from the mudslides and floods in the eastern Philippines has risen to 122. The emergency services are now also isolated areas, and there may be bodies, mountains, says the government Thursday.

Still, thirty corpses went missing in the affected areas in the eastern regions of Bicol and Eastern Visayas, say officials of the civil protection and disaster management. The most fatalities come from the Bicol. There are five provinces severely affected by the mudslides and flooding. A tropical depression caused days of heavy rain.

The tropical depression was the last and deadliest cyclone that the Philippines struck in 2018. Typhoon Mangkut also demanded for more than eighty dead in september. Approximately 25,000 persons have been made homeless by the mudslides and flooding, reports the national service for disaster management.

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