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At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

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MANILA, Philippines — A tropical storm in the Philippines has left dead at least 19 individuals, catastrophe response officers stated Thursday.

Philippine authorities say they’re nonetheless investigating an additional 11 deaths which will have been attributable to the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods because it barreled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday.

Another 14 individuals have been reported lacking in the Philippines.

Kompasu additionally left one particular person dead in Hong Kong because it reached hurricane power whereas crossing open sea south of the Chinese metropolis on Wednesday.

Kompasu returned to tropical storm power after making landfall on the Chinese island province of Hainan and weakened additional because it headed out to sea and towards northern Vietnam on Thursday, with most sustained winds of 40 miles per hour.

Authorities are still investigating an incident where 11 people died in a landslide that may have been triggered by Tropical Storm Kompasu on Oct. 12, 2021.
Authorities are nonetheless investigating an incident the place 11 individuals died in a landslide which will have been triggered by Tropical Storm Kompasu on Oct. 12, 2021.
(*19*)AP

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