China News Service, April 15. According to Agence France-Presse, the Philippine official said that on the 14th local time, the death toll from the landslides and floods caused by Tropical Storm Catfish has risen to 148 since it made landfall in the Philippines on the 10th. people.

On April 14, local time, a landslide hit a house in Pilar Village, Abuyug Township, Leyte Province, Philippines.

  "Catfish" is the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year, bringing heavy rains for days, forcing tens of thousands of people to live in evacuation centers, and many people are still missing.

  Devastating landslides devastated farming and fishing communities and destroyed homes in the hardest-hit region of Leyte province in the Philippines have reportedly left the scene beyond recognition.

  Currently, rescue operations are still going on.

  The Philippines is located in the western Pacific typhoon belt and suffers from an average of 20 typhoons or tropical storms per year.

Catfish was the first tropical storm to hit the Philippines this year.