Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013

Tropical Storm Kong-Rey kills 1 in Philippines


Tropical Storm Kong-Rey has claimed life of at least one people in Philippines, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said today.

More than 17,000 individuals in Ilocos Norte, Benguet and Western Samar areas have been affected by Tropical Storm Kong-Rey.

Some 128.31 million-peso-worth of emergency relief resources have been send to the affected areas,  National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) added.

In Taiwan, Tropical Storm Kong-Rey has already claimed lives of at least three people.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 30, 2013