Flash floods in an area unaccustomed to powerful storms have helped push the death toll into the hundreds, with hundreds more missing.
Dec. 20, 2011Relatives mourn during a mass burial for Tropical Storm Washi victims in a cemetery in Iligan city, southern Philippines. Philippine President Benigno Aquino declared a state of national calamity after flash floods and land slides caused by a typhoon swept through the region late last week, killing about 1,000 people and leaving tens of thousands homeless. Charlie Saceda/Reuters
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