‘Helen’ Leaves 7 dead In Northern Luzon

Seven people died while three others were injured after tropical storm Helen battered the northern Luzon, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

The NDRRMC also reported that rescue teams are still searching for two persons who have been missing during the height of the storm.

The weather disturbance, which made landfall in Isabela Wednesday dawn, affected almost 20,000 families in 217 barangays in Regions 1, 2, and Cordillera Administrative Region, the NDRRMC added.

To date, 3,106 families or 10,650 persons are currently staying in 77 evacuation centers.

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