Your web browser (Internet Explorer) is out of date. Some things will not look right and things might not work properly. Please download an up-to-date and free browser from here.

Death toll from Super Typhoon rises

The death toll from the strongest cyclone to buffet the Philippines in years has risen to at least eleven, including a mother and her two children whose house was crushed by a falling tree.

Super Typhoon Megi lashed the northern Philippines on Monday, initially leaving three dead as it moved westward across mountains into the South China Sea.

A regional disaster agency director, Eugene Cabrera, said today that four more people were killed in Pangasinan province north of Manila.

They include a mother and her 4-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son who were pinned to death when a tree collapsed on their house. Another man was killed by lighthing in the same province. / AP / CNN



Related Articles