Typhoon Swan kills at least 10 people in Philippines

Manila November 2 Philippine officials said on November 2 that typhoon swan, the 19th of this year, has killed at least 10 people and left three missing in the country. At present, “Swan” has basically ended its influence on the Philippines. Ricardo Gerald, chairman of the National Disaster Reduction Management Committee of the Philippines, said the dead were mainly concentrated in the southern part of Luzon Island, which has been severely affected. At present, relevant departments are making full efforts to rescue and search for missing persons. < p > < p > according to the Philippine Meteorological Bureau, “Swan” developed into a super typhoon around 2:00 a.m. local time on November 1, and landed on the southeast coast of Luzon Island on the same day. After landing, the Swan crossed the south of Luzon Island, and then its strength gradually weakened. On the morning of the 2nd, “Swan” has basically ended its influence on the Philippines. Typhoon “Swan” brought heavy rainfall to the southern and central areas of Luzon Island in the Philippines, and caused landslides, mudslides and floods in many places. According to the figures released by the National Disaster Reduction Management Committee of the Philippines, about 2.06 million people were affected in the Philippines, and about 390000 people were transferred to temporary shelters. At present, there are many disasters in the South and central part of Luzon Island, such as house collapse, power and water supply interruption, farmland, roads and bridges damaged. According to preliminary statistics, the direct economic loss caused by “Swan” to the country is 1.1 billion pesos.