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Winnie storm brings Philippines to its knees: helicopters rescue people on the roofs
Manila, Philippines - Toll over 1000 victims
Over 1000 people are dead or missing after the storm triggered landslides and floods in the East Philippines (see for details AVIONEWS): the most hit coast cities were Real, Infanta and General Nakar. A lot of people were forced to repair on the roofs and only helicopters rescued them. More than 160,000 people had to flee their homes, between uprooted trees, collapsed homes and bridges. Up to 30 per...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency