Tropical storm Kai-Tak batters Philippines

Typhoon Kai-Tak has dumped more than two months' worth of rain on the eastern Philippines, causing landslides that have killed dozens and cut off many communities from electricity and transportation.

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    In the Philippines, at least 31 people have been killed in landslides caused by Tropical Storm Kai-Tak.

    Rescuers are trying to find 40 others who are still missing.

    A state of emergency has been declared.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.


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