TYPHOON CONSON DEATH TOLL RISES TO 111
The death toll from Typhoon Conson in the Philippines has risen to 111 and there are still 45 people missing. Head of Civil Protection, Benito Ramos, commented: “We still haven’t given up hope of finding someone alive.” Typhoon Conson hit Manila on 13 July, in particular Luzon island, with a ferocity that surprised meteorologists. The island was left without electricity for two days. .