November 2 According to “Central News Agency”, on November 1, local time, the southern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines was hit by typhoon “Swan” and was severely affected.
According to the latest news, the typhoon has killed at least 10 people in the country and about 400,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes.
Philippine officials said that the strongest typhoon in 2020, “Swan”, also triggered mudslides, causing many houses in southern Luzon to be buried.
According to the Philippine Civil Defense Department, nearly 400,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, and most of them fled to shelters.
The Civil Defense Department also stated that at least 9 people in Elbe province in southeastern Luzon Island were killed due to typhoon-related disasters, and one person was killed in Kadan Duannis province.
Affected by the typhoon, the airport in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, has been closed, and residents of low-lying slum areas have also been evacuated.
It is said that Typhoon Swan is the second typhoon to affect the Philippines recently. On October 25, 2020 Typhoon No. 18 “Molafi” landed in the Philippines, sweeping across the northern and central regions of the country. His departure on the 27th caused dozens of casualties in the Philippines.