UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Tropical Storm Sanba triggered landslides and flooding in the south Philippines with heavy rain and winds.
At the time of this recording, at least 10 people are reported to have died.
It made landfall in the country on Tuesday, Feb. 13 and was projected to make its way west.
Disaster relief officials said most of the deaths were reported in the Surigao del Sur and Surigao del Norte provinces.
About five people died in Carrasal and one child in the Leyte province from landslides.
The nation’s weather bureau estimated the winds reaching up to 65 kilometers an hour.
The Philippine Coast Guard reported hundreds of passengers are stranded in the Visayas and Mindanao.
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council, the storm has affected about 5,000 families, as of Thursday.
Sanba is estimated to have left the Philippines by Friday.