MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Though not considered a super typhoon, Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) claimed dozens of lives and left much damage in the northern part of the country.
Ompong tore off roofs, uprooted trees, and flooded roads and highways, hampering relief and rescue efforts. Parts of Metro Manila also suffered some damage.
Here are some images of the destruction left by Ompong:
Photo courtesy of Lily Ann Rosal Ullani
Photo by Lester Joseph Mora Ballad
Photo by Asec Giovanni Lopez/DOTr
Photo by MJ Valiente Valdez
Photo by Ilocos Sur PDRRMC
Photo by Kathrine Victa
Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler
Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler
Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler
Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler
Photo by Jay Santiago/PPA
Photo from DOTr
News you can use during Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut):