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Typhoon Karding’s death toll is now at 10, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said. 

Among the said number, six people died in Bulacan, two in Zambales, one in Quezon province, and one in Rizal. Causes of deaths are drowning, motorcycle accident, and landslide.

Meanwhile, eight individuals are reported missing in Rizal, Quezon province, and Camarines Norte.

The NDRRMC said the said figures are still under verification. 

In the latest NDRRMC report, 29,893 families or 157,023 people have been affected by Karding in the Ilocos region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol region, and the Cordillera Administrative Region.

Moreover, 8,825 families stayed in evacuation centers, while 3,778 households continued to stay in the homes of their relatives and friends.


Ronald Espartinez