Number Of dying Rise As More deluge Threaten Philippines


Heavy rains “national disaster” for the government to plan a state that is threatening to deluge more, today the Philippines pummeled.

A week after the disastrous season the number of deaths in the national and local disaster monitoring agencies that report, has risen to 35.

Has weakened to a tropical tension in the area that according to the government weather station, the central Visayas islands and Mindanao, the main southern island brought the rain.

Winter monsoon winds coming from the east early in the week, which hit large farming community storm Melor, mostly from the waist has been submerged in flood, where Luzon, the main north brought rain to the island.

Areas inundated by Melor have barely recovered from floods brought by Typhoon Koppu in October.

Almost the entire Philippines is experiencing rains. More deluge are possible, state weather forecaster Robert Badrina told AFP.

We hope the rains to peak today. The weather will start to improve tomorrow.

President Benigno Aquino announcement a state of national calamity to “hasten the rescue, recovery, relief and rehabilitation efforts,” according to his spokesman, Herminio Coloma.

The weather bureau issued a warn of up to 30 millimetres of rain per hour in the central islands of Cebu, Negros and Bohol, while residents were advised to be on alert for possible clearing.

The three Visayas islands, with a combined population of 7.4 million people, are home to major tourism, trading and agricultural hubs.

Close to 10,000 people were evacuated from the poor farming region of Caraga in Mindanao before the latest storm, locally named Onyok, made landfall Friday night, the national  suffering agency said.

There were no immediate reports on the impacts of the storm early Saturday.

In Luzon, 140,000 people displaced by Melor stay in clearing centres.

The Philippines, a nation of 100 million, is kill by an average of 20 typhoon per year, many of them deadly.

In 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan wiped out entire fishing communities in the central islands, leaving 7,350 people died or missing.