At least 23 people have been killed in a powerful cyclone in the Philippines. Various areas have been washed away by the storm. More than three lakh people have left their homes and taken shelter. The statement came from the Philippine authorities on Saturday. News AFP.
Last Thursday, Rai carried out a riot on the tourist island of Siargao. The speed of the storm was 195 kilometers per hour. This has broken the communication system in many places. The electricity is disconnected. The Philippine military has released some photos taken from a plane in the affected area. This shows that the city of General Luna has suffered extensive damage. The roofs of various buildings have been blown off, leaving debris on the ground.
Mark Timball, a spokesman for the Philippine National Disaster Management Agency, told AFP that more than 16,000 members of the army, police, coast guard and fire service were taking part in the rescue operation.
The Philippine Coast Guard shared some pictures on social media. It shows that there was a lot of damage near the town of Surigao in Mindanao. Paddy lands have been submerged.
At present the wind speed of Ryre has decreased to 150 kilometers per hour. Due to the stormy weather, it has been raining continuously and several villages have been inundated. The Philippine Meteorological Department predicted the storm would make landfall in Vietnam via the South China Sea today.
Authorities in France have rescued 136 migrants stranded on the English Channel while trying to reach the UK by boat. They said this in a statement on Friday, local time. News AFP.
One of the busiest waterways in the world. Despite warnings about the channel being issued due to strong currents and cold water, the use of this channel among migrants has increased alarmingly since the end of 2016.
In a statement on Friday, French authorities said they had received news on Thursday that several boats had crossed the Channel and were in trouble. Two naval ships and two lifeboats were sent to rescue them and bring them ashore.
The rescued migrants have been handed over to northern French authorities and police.
Earlier last month, 27 migrants were killed when a boat capsized near the French port of Calais.
From the beginning of 2021 to November 20, about 31,500 migrants left the French coast for the United Kingdom. A record number of migrants reached the UK coast on 11 November. On this day, 1,165 migrants reached the country. Bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and France have deteriorated this year. Since then, the issue of migration through the channel has become a point of contention between the two countries.
Everything is going well. But no one can laugh at the juicy joke of a friend. Can’t go shopping with both hands in a cheerful mood. Even soaking the throat in the bar! If it goes on like this for 11 days, then what will it be like?
The people of North Korea will have to spend 11 days like this from Friday, local time. That is what the country’s leader Kim Jong-un has announced. The decision was taken to mark 11 days of mourning in the country on the 10th death anniversary of the late leader Kim Jong-il. Violation of the ban will be punished. You may even have to go to jail. This information has been given in the report of Radio Free Asia.