People walk past a house that was damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province in the central Philippines. The number of deaths has risen to 41, with 12 unaccounted for. Photo: AFP

Typhoon Phanfone death toll in Philippines rises to 41, thousands still stuck in shelters

  • The powerful storm hit the Philippines on Christmas Eve, affecting over 1.6 million people
  • Typhoon Phanfone, locally called Ursula, is the 21st cyclone to hit the storm-prone Philippines
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People walk past a house that was damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province in the central Philippines. The number of deaths has risen to 41, with 12 unaccounted for. Photo: AFP
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