Death of five rescuers deployed in flooded areas after Typhoon Noru in the Philippines


The Philippines has been hit by the most powerful typhoon recorded this year in the country.

The Philippines was hit by Typhoon Noru. Accompanied by winds of 195 km / h, it is the most powerful typhoon recorded this year in the country. The authorities deplored yesterday the death of six people, including five rescuers who were in a flooded village.

Super Typhoon Noru slams into the Philippines. #AFP
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- AFP Photo (@AFPphoto) September 26, 2022

"They had been deployed by the provincial government in a flooded area", in Santa Maria, explains Lieutenant-Colonel Romualdo Andres, police chief of the municipality of San Miguel, near Manila, who specifies that a wall was collapsed on top of them, throwing them into the fast flowing floodwaters.

Scenes today following the onslaught of Super Typhoon Noru #KardingPH in the towns of San Miguel and San Ildefonso in Bulacan province, Philippines. @GettyImages @GettyImagesNews

—Ezra Acayan (@eacayan) September 26, 2022


The sixth victim, an elderly man, died in a landslide in the municipality of Burdeos, on the Polillo Islands, in the province of Quezon.

On Sunday, Noru inflicted high winds and heavy rain on the heavily populated main island of Luzon. The typhoon made landfall at 17:30 p.m. local time (09 GMT) in the municipality of Burdeos on the Polillo Islands, which is part of the province of Quezon.

???? #SuperTyphoon #noru de categoría 5 con neufos de 160 mph se avecina a #Philippines, mientras sus efectos ya comienzan a sense en la #IslaPolillo east of the country. The devastation is imminent.

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— Carlos Alfonso (@Carlos_Alfonso6) September 25, 2022


Flooded villages, torn roofs, the photos shared on Twitter reveal the extent of the damage, caused by Noru, past tropical storm to typhoon in less than 12 hours.

Snapshots of an aerial video posted by Inquirer Net on Facebook of parts of #SanMiguel, #Bulacan flooded due to Super Typhoon #noru (#KardingPH). #Quezon Province Provincial Government also shared photos on the devastation in #Burdeos just today.#tropics #wxtwitter

—Typhoon Borough | RED ALERT (@typhoon_tcx) September 25, 2022

MC (with AFP)

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Johann Kirby Datoy /After Typhoon Odette, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines December 17, 2021

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