Residents shelter in church during Typhoon Surigae in the Philippines


Footage shows residents sheltering in a church on Monday (April 19) as Typhoon Surigae slammed into the Philippines.

Locals gathered in the building as strong wind and heavy rain hit Calbayog City in Samar province.

Typhoon Surigae reached maximum sustained winds of 190 mph (305 kph) at the weekend when it passed by the eastern part of the country.

Forecasters said that Typhoon Surigae, known locally as Typhoon Bising, had weakened on Monday (April 19) while it slowly moved away from the country. At least three people have been killed and more than 100,000 due to Typhoon Surigae, which strongest typhoon ever recorded in April in the Philippines.