Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
MANILA, Philippines (December 3, 2012)--At least 33 villagers and soldiers drowned when torrents of water dumped by a powerful typhoon rushed down a mountain, engulfing the victims and bringing the death toll from the storm to about 40 in the Philippines,
Gov. Arturo Uy said.
Uy said rain from Typhoon Bopha accumulated atop a mountain and then burst down early Tuesday on Andap village in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley.
Uy said the victims included villagers who had fled from their homes to a village hall, which was swamped by the flash flood.
An army truck carrying soldiers and villagers also was washed away.