As of 16 September 2018, at least 30 miners were killed and another 13 were missing after the landslide in the Cordillera administrative region province of Benguet in Northern Philippines due to Typhoon “Mangkhut”.
It is reported Xinhua.
According to the Agency, rescuers pulled the bodies of 30 miners found themselves locked in the tunnel due to a landslide came down. The operation continues to search for another 13 miners.
Thus, the number of disaster victims has risen to 59 people, the Agency said.
Earlier it was reported that at least 28 people died because of Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines. This was reported by The Associated Press Sunday, September 16.
Most of the people died in landslides in the mountainous regions in the North of the country. Now the Typhoon is moving to the densely populated southern provinces of China and Hong Kong.
Now the Typhoon Mangkhut moving to the densely populated southern provinces of China and Hong Kong, where the fall at noon or in the late afternoon on Sunday.
It is noted that the Typhoon “Mangkhut” is much stronger than that of hurricane Florence, which had landed on the East coast of the US. Its power is equivalent to maximum hurricane of the fifth category. Maximum wind speed reached 255 miles per hour.