Most of the deaths caused by Typhoon Phanfone were reported in remote villages and popular tourist areas of central Philippines on Christmas day, officials said.
Over 10,000 people spent the night in schools, gyms and government buildings hastily converted into evacuation centres as the typhoon made landfall, civil defence officials say.
At least 22 people were killed and thousands of others evacuated from their homes after a storm swept through the central Philippine islands over the weekend.
More than a dozen people were also injured when the commuter bus veered off the road into a ravine south of the Philippines capital, Manila.
A tropical storm in the Philippines his the southern part of the island, killing 240 people, while landslides and mudslides bury many in remote areas.
Tropical storm Kai-Tak, packing gusts of up to 110 kilometres (62 miles) an hour, hit the country’s third-largest island Samar in the afternoon and tore through a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan four years ago.
Authorities began a preemptive evacuation on Friday.
The category 5 storm could cause flooding, landslides and storm surges of up to five meters. It is the second storm to batter the country in the past week.
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