59 Filipinos killed by two typhoons
Yahweh has shown how easily She can move across Japan with devastation, Everything destroyed in Her path. What good were those vehicles washed away by the sea, or the family pics and households with their goods washed away in an instant? The secondary path of destruction came from mankind’s misuse of raw products. Causing radiation to fill the seas. Causing it to come down in your rain. And now, that and other detonations around this globe and its interior have completely poisoned the earth. Is Yahweh angry? YES – Very angry.
(AP) MANILA, Philippines -Rescuers scrambled Sunday to deliver food and water to hundreds of villagers stuck on rooftops for days because of flooding in the northern Philippines, where back-to-back typhoons have left at least 59 people dead.
Typhoon Nalgae slammed ashore in northeastern Isabela province Saturday, then barreled across the main island of Luzon’s mountainous north and agricultural plains, which were still sodden from fierce rain and winds unleashed by a howler just days earlier. Nalgae left at least three people dead Saturday. Typhoon Nesat killed 56 others and left 28 missing in the same region before blowing out Friday.
Nalgae was whirling over the South China Sea and heading toward southern China late Sunday afternoon, 230 miles from the Philippines’ northeast coast, with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and gusts of 93 mph, according to the Philippine government weather agency.
China’s National Meteorological Center urged people in areas expected to be lashed by rainstorms in the next three days, including on southernmost Hainan island and in eastern Taiwan, to stay indoors and cancel large assemblies, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday.
Nalgae’s ferocious winds set off a rock slide in the northern mountain province of Bontoc in the Philippines on Saturday, causing boulders to roll down a mountainside and smash a passing van, where a passenger was pinned to death and another was injured, police said.
In northern Tarlac province’s Camiling town, a man sought safety with his two young nephews as flooding rose in their village Saturday. But one of the children was swept away by rampaging waters and drowned, while his uncle and his brother remained missing. A drunken man drowned in flooding in a nearby village, provincial disaster officer Marvin Guiang said.
Nalgae roared through parts of Luzon that had been saturated by Typhoon Nesat, which trapped thousands on rooftops and sent huge waves that breached a seawall in Manila Bay. Nesat then pummeled southern China and was downgraded to a tropical storm just before churning into northern Vietnam on Friday, where 20,000 people were evacuated.
Seven towns north of Manila were still flooded Sunday, including Calumpit in rice-growing Bulacan province, where hundreds of residents remained trapped on rooftops in four villages for the fourth day, many desperately waving for help. Rescuers aboard rubber boats could not reach them because of narrow alleys. Two air force helicopters were ordered deployed to drop water and food packs to the marooned villagers, officials said. – CBS News