manila - The death toll following the tropical storm Kai-Tak that swept across large parts of the Philippines last weekend, has risen to almost ninety. The authorities report that. Dozens of people are still missing.
The storm was accompanied by heavy rainfall that caused landslides. The rain that continued after the storm caused major flooding. Especially the southern part of the Philippines was hit hard. For example, a farming village would have been completely wiped out by a devastating mudflow.