Tropical Storm Wukong left six people dead and two missing as it cut through the central Philippines, following devastating Typhoon Bopha that killed hundreds earlier this month, officials said Thursday.
A rain cloud hangs over a flattened banana plantation in Compostela Valley province, in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha, on December 8, 2012. Tropical Storm Wukong left five people dead and three missing as it cut through the central Philippines on Christmas Day, following devastating Bopha that killed hundreds earlier this month, according to officials.
The toll from the latest storm was relatively low as the public, alarmed by the huge number of fatalities left by Bopha, were quick to take precautionary measures, civil defence chief Benito Ramos told AFP.
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