The Philippines has officially recorded 45 deaths from Tropical Storm Nalgae, which has brought flash floods and landslides to the country.
The southern region of Mindanao has been the hardest hit with 40 bodies recovered so far, national civil defence chief Rafaelito Alejandro said on Saturday.
Al Jazeera added that the capital Manila had experienced around 10 hours of continuous rain and the precipitation was expected to continue through to Sunday.
Fatalities were also reported earlier in Sultan Kudarat, in South Cotabato, and in the Visayas region in central Philippines.
More than 30 people have been injured and 15 are missing, spokesman and civil defence chief for the southern region Naguib Sinarimbo also said.
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