The Philippines a year are hit by about 20 cyclones. The result: heavy rains, landslides and Floods. At least 26 people died in them.

More than 22,000 residents of six provinces were according to the authorities of Sunday also left homeless. In the affected areas in the East of the island state Missing persons would be searched.

Some of the victims were surprised, according to police and disaster protection in the bedroom of the landslides. In this way, about a family of three came in Legazpi City, close to 340 kilometers Southeast of Manila, the capital lost their lives. At least nine people drowned, a victim was beaten to death by a falling tree.

According to the weather service need to set the Eastern and Central provinces to further heavy rains, when the low-pressure area was weakening.

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