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Death Toll from Super Typhoon Rai Rises to 375 in Philippines; Floods Kill 8 in Malaysia

HeadlineDec 20, 2021

In the Philippines, the death toll from Super Typhoon Rai has reached 375. At least another 500 people were injured, and dozens are still missing, as search and rescue operations continue. Rai is the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year.

Meanwhile, in Malaysia, major floods have killed at least eight people and displaced tens of thousands after a month’s worth of rain fell in just two days. Many residents found themselves stranded after roads became inundated and were shut down.

Rohkidah Yusof: “I’ve never experienced floods this bad. Usually it’s just small floods, but this time it’s the worst, with cars in floodwater.”

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