Written by Reuters
04 Aug, 2019 | 6:54 pm
REUTERS: At least 31 people were killed after strong monsoon winds capsized three ferries in the southern Philippines, coast guard officials said on Sunday (August 4).
Still photographs from the local disaster agency and the Philippine Red Cross showed bodies being recovered during rescue operations over the weekend. Three ferries capsized in separate incidents on Saturday (August 3), which was blamed by sudden squalls. Three people remain missing, officials said.
A strengthened monsoon brought by a brewing weather system near the Philippine waters has brought heavy rains in the country, the state weather bureau said, suspending schools in Manila on Friday (August 2) and Saturday.
21 Apr, 2021 | 07:47 PM
19 Apr, 2021 | 07:10 PM
Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]