Typhoon kills four in Philippines

Manila: Four people were killed and five injured as typhoon hit the Philippines, a statement said Saturday.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), at least 513,361 people were affected by typhoon Fung-Wong. Of which, 83,077 people were evacuated to 77 evacuation centres, Xinhua reported.

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A total of 2,400 passengers, 15 vessels, 254 cargoes were stranded near Visayas due to rough sea condition.

Meanwhile, 46 flights, six international and 40 domestic, were diverted or cancelled.

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