MANILA: Three days ago, Typhoon Rai hit the southern coast of the Philippines, killing more than 200 people and injuring dozens more.
According to the International News Agency, a Category 5 hurricane hit the southern coast of the Philippines. In the first two days, 12 bodies were recovered during rescue operations, while several were injured and more than 100 were missing.
Bodies are still being found during the rescue operation, and the death toll has risen to more than 200. Winds of up to 200 mph and torrential rains knocked down several electricity pylons, trees and roofs.
It should be noted that 100,000 people were evacuated before the hurricane, while according to the Coast Guard of the Philippines, 4,000 people on board 80 ships were also stranded at sea.