The death toll due to the Typhoon in the Philippines has increased to 65 people

© AP Photo / Jayjay LandinginЖители Philippine city Itogon eliminate the consequences of a landslide caused by Typhoon Mangkhut. 16 Sep 2018The death toll due to the Typhoon in the Philippines has increased to 65 people© AP Photo / Jayjay Landingin

The death toll from Typhoon «Mangkhut» in the Philippines has reached 65 people, according to the portal Rappler, citing national police.

Earlier it was reported that 59 people were killed, 16 missing.

«The death toll from Typhoon «Mangkhut» on Monday, September 17, increased to 65, 54 of them in Cordillera administrative region», — stated in the message portal.

The portal also reports that 43 people missing, 64 injured.

Powerful Typhoon «Mangkhut» reached the North-Eastern coast of the Philippines Friday night. Philippine atmospheric, geophysical and astronomical services administration (PAGASA) reported that the wind gusts on some Islands of the archipelago reaches 170 kilometers per hour and the wave height in the North Luzon can reach six meters of height. In addition, the expected heavy rainfall, issued a warning about the dangers of flooding. According to the authorities, the Typhoon has affected more than 250 thousand people living in the region, about half of them are directed to the centers of evacuation.

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