Manila: In the Philippines, at least 13 people have died in strong winds and torrential rains under Hurricane Funfon. The administration gave this information. According to the report of the news agency Xinhua, the Philippines Department of Interior and Local Administration said that the storm has killed nine people in Iloilo province, four in Capiz. At the same time, six persons are being reported missing.
100 domestic and international flights have also had to be canceled. 16 thousand sea passengers, 14, 00 rolling cargo and 41 ferries have also been stopped due to the storm.
The NDRRMC said on Thursday morning that the operation of all sea vessels has been resumed. However, flights to other locations from Boracay Island Resort in Aklan Province have been canceled. The airport's roof has been damaged here.
The Philippines' National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said the lives of about 2,400 people in 38 villages located in the central Philippines and northern Mindanao region have been severely affected by the storm.
Funfone is the 21st hurricane to hit the Philippines this year. The Philippines is one of the most distressed countries in the world, due to its location in the Pacific Ring of Fire and Pacific Typhoon Belt.
Landslides and floods are very common here during rainy days, especially when the storm comes.