Fishermen on Sicogan Island, the Philippines. The workers used pikes and shovels to dig into the mud Monday morning, with the use of heavy equipment limited on the soaked ground.
Philippine and Chinese authorities say the death toll from a typhoon has risen to at least 69 with dozens missing. Water levels surged 3. Work at more than 29, construction sites has been suspended.
It is expected to weaken into a tropical depression when it reaches southwestern Yunnan province the early hours of Tuesday. Tacio, who was at the scene of the landslide earlier Sunday, says rescuers found another man but could not immediately pluck his body, which was pinned by rocks and mud.
Mangkhut has weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moves deeper into China. Now they face a new threat from the development corporations there to rebuild. Airlines such as flagship carrier Cathay Pacific canceled many flights last week.
State media also cited the Guangdong provincial meteorological station as saying that by Sunday evening, nearly 50, fishing boats had been called back to port.
No one covers what is happening in our community better than we do. The massive storm left dozens dead from landslides and drownings as it sliced through the northern Philippines on Saturday.
Mangkhut is due to make landfall in Guangdong later Sunday. The national police also say 45 other people are missing and 33 were injured in the massive storm, which battered the northern Philippines on Saturday.
Nearly half a million people were evacuated from seven cities in Guangdong province, the gambling enclave of Macau closed down casinos for the first time and the Hong Kong Observatory told people to stay away from the Victoria Harbour, where storm surges battered the waterfront reinforced with sandbags.
Typhoon Mangkhut is on course to hit northeastern Cagayan province early Saturday. Hong Kong raised its highest No. Mangkhut battered the northern Philippines on Saturday before slamming into southern China on Sunday. China sugar futures rose last week on fears for the cane crop.
More than 4 million people live in areas at most risk from the storm, which the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Hawaii categorized as a super typhoon with powerful winds and gusts equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane.
Traveling at 30 kph 19 mphMangkhut will continue on its northwesterly track, bringing heavy rain and winds to the autonomous region of Guangxi early on Monday.
After blowing past the Philippines, the typhoon lashed Hong Kong and other parts of southern China on Sunday. Chinese state media say more than 2.
It was tracked on Friday about kilometers miles away in the Pacific with sustained winds of kilometers miles per hour and gusts of up to kph mphPhilippine forecasters said. Philippines promises nature, business balance as Boracay prepares to reopen Gonzales is from Sicogan where 6, people were left homeless after the super storm.Typhoon Koppu slams into the northern Philippines with at least one person confirmed dead and tens of thousands forced to evacuate.
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