Philippine President inspects typhoon damage hinh anh 1In Philippines (Photo: Xinhua)

Hanoi (VNA)Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte November 2 conducted an aerial inspection of damage caused by typhoon Goni, the strongest hitting the country since 2020 that claimed 16 lives and left three others missing.

Spokesman of the President Harry Roque said Duterte boarded a flight from Davao town in the south of the Philippines to Manila capital to inspect the hardest-hit areas.

As of November 2 morning, the typhoon affected 2.1 million residents on Luzon island, causing a loss of 23 million USD. 

Another storm called Atsani is becoming stronger in the Pacific and moving to the country./.