Posted by: pinkturtle2 | Mei 21, 2008

Tropical storm Halong hits the Philippines

A Philippine Air Force aerial shot shows houses that were destroyed after Typhoon Halong hit the Pangasinan province, north of Manila, May 18, 2008. A tropical storm swirled out to sea off the northern Philippines on Monday after killing 12 people, destroying homes and flooding rice paddies, weather and disaster officials said. REUTERS

A Philippine Air Force aerial shot shows a rice field covered by a flood after Typhoon Halong hit the Pangasinan province, north of Manila, May 18, 2008.

A resident saves some kitchen items from his damaged home following storm Halong Sunday, May 18, 2008 in San Fabian, Pangasinan in northern Philippines. The death toll from the tropical storm that battered the northern Philippines over the weekend has risen to 37 from 12, authorities said Wednesday, May 21, 2008.

(AP Photo)

Men salvage some parts of a house after it was destroyed by overnight winds from tropical storm Halong in San Fabian, in Pangasinan province. Four people were killed as tropical storm Halong battered the northern Philippines on Sunday, with powerful winds triggering floods and landslides, relief officials said.

(AFP/Gabriel Malaya)

Josephine Pascual looks at her son who was pinned down by a tree after Typhoon Halong hit the provinces of Pangasinan, north of Manila May 18, 2008.

REUTERS

Death toll in Philippine storm up to 37

MANILA, Philippines – May 20 08 (Yahoo News) The Philippine disaster agency says the death toll from a tropical storm that battered the northern Philippines over the weekend has risen from 12 to 37.

Most of the victims were hit by iron sheets or falling debris blown off houses after Tropical Storm Halong made landfall Saturday in Pangasinan province, northwest of Manila.

It sliced through the mountainous region with peak winds of up to 65 mph, dumping rains and triggering floods.

The National Disaster Coordinating Council said in Wednesday’s report that a total of 16 people have been injured and one is missing.


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  1. condolences to all my fellow Filipino…


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