Deadly Tropical Storm Triggers Flooding and Landslides in Philippines

At least 31 people died and several others went missing after heavy rains from an approaching tropical storm triggered flooding and landslides across southern Philippines on October 28, according to a report local officials.

Flash flooding and landslide warnings were issued on Friday as Tropical Storm Nalgae intensified as it moved over the Philippine Sea.

In a video by Hinoba-an local, Ken Osis Amazona Antiqueño, floodwaters are seen having inundated homes in his village, Culipapa.

According to reports citing the civil defence office, nearly 5,000 people were evacuated from flood and landslide-affected areas.

The tropical storm is forecasted to make landfall on Saturday. Credit: Ken Osis Amazona Antiqueño via Storyful