Villagers walk around a cargo ship washed ashore on Christmas Day in the typhoon-hit city of Ormoc, Leyte province in the central Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE

At least 28 dead after Typhoon Phanfone lashes central Philippines on Christmas Day

  • Typhoon Phanfone, with winds of 195 kilometres an hour, tore roofs off houses and toppled electricity pylons as it cut across the Philippines
  • A full assessment of the damage has not been completed, but disaster agency officials said at least 28 people had been confirmed killed in the Visayas
Topic |   The Philippines
Villagers walk around a cargo ship washed ashore on Christmas Day in the typhoon-hit city of Ormoc, Leyte province in the central Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE
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