Deadly typhoon causes flooding in Philippines
01 October 2022 | 4:46 pm
The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has left at least six people dead, five of them, rescue workers hit by a wall that collapsed. After making landfall, typhoon Noru knocked out power in two provinces and left people trapped by floods.
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