World News – UA – 7 fishermen missing as Typhoon Quinta waters the PH


Searches were underway Monday October 26 for 7 Filipino fishermen as a typhoon swept through the archipelago, flooding low areas and forcing thousands of people into emergency shelters

With maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour, Typhoon Quinta (Molave) made landfall on Sunday October 25 at the southern end of the main island of Luzon before moving west across the country

Villages and farmlands on the way to the typhoon were flooded as strong winds knocked down trees and power lines

Search operations for 12 missing fishermen in 3 areas of Bicol have so far located 5 of them alive, he added

And at least two people were injured by a fall from a tree in the eastern province of Mindoro, its governor told local TV station Teleradyo

Rescuers were also looking for a missing person after their boat was submerged in Batangas Seven other crew members were rescued

Typhoon Quinta started to intensify over the western Philippine Sea on Monday afternoon and continues to bring rain as it begins to recede – Rapplercom

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News from the world – UA – 7 fishermen missing as Typhoon Quinta hits the PH



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