Philippine churches open doors as Typhoon Kammuri nears

MANILA (UCAN): Several churches in the Philippines have opened their doors to thousands of people seeking shelter from a powerful typhoon that is expected to hit the country this week.

In Albay province, at least 106,211 people living at the foot of Mayon Volcano have already been evacuated due to threats of floods, landslides, storm surges and strong winds.

An estimated 70,000 people in other parts of the Bicol region have also sought shelter in schools and churches for fear of heavy rainfall brought by Typhoon Kammuri.

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