Death toll from Philippine rains, floods rises to 28
Updated 11:46, 16-Jan-2023

Heavy rains, which have triggered floods and landslides in the Philippines since January 1, had killed 28 people as of 6 a.m. on Monday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

Three people were still missing and more than 1.3 million people have been affected, the agency added.

(Cover: Residents wade through a flooded road in Jipapad town, Eastern Samar province, the Philippines, January 11, 2023. /CFP)

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