Disaster Caused by Storm in the Asian Region
Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.
Most shools on the main island of Luzon remained closed for a second day as a huge mopping-up operation began. Some public offices have reopened.
“Some of our things are buried in mud, it will take awhile to clean up,” a resident in Marikina City told Reuters while clearing up layers of mud and debris inside their residence.