At least 6 are dead and dozens are trapped as a strong typhoon batters the Philippines

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  • At least six people are dead and dozens are trapped as powerful Typhoon Yutu struck the northern Philippines on Tuesday. 
  • Landslides across the region triggered by heavy rains blocked roads, challenging search and rescue missions.
  • Over 10,000 people from vulnerable villages have been moved to emergency shelters in several northern provinces. 
  • The affected areas are still reeling from last month’s Typhoon Mangkhut, which left more than 100 people dead and dozens more missing.

At least six people are dead and dozens are trapped as powerful Typhoon Yutu struck the northern Philippines on Tuesday. 

Regional police chief superintendent Rolando Nana said authorities were verifying whether a landslide triggered by heavy rains had trapped more than 20 people inside a government building in the mountain province on Nantonin, according to the Associated Press. Landslides across the region blocked roads, challenging search and rescue missions.

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