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At Least 19 Dead in Philippines Tropical Storm

In this photo released by the Gonzaga Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, a resident is pulled along a rope as rescuers wait on the other side of a swollen river caused by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Kompasu in Gonzaga town, Cagayan province, northern Philippines, Monday Oct. 11, 2021. A number of people have been killed and others were reported missing in landslides and flash flood set off by a storm that barreled through the tip of the northern Philippines overnight then blew away Tuesday, officials said. (Gonzaga MDRRMO via AP)
In this photo released by the Gonzaga Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, a resident is pulled along a rope as rescuers wait on the other side of a swollen river caused by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Kompasu in Gonzaga town, Cagayan province, northern Philippines, Monday Oct. 11, 2021. A number of people have been killed and others were reported missing in landslides and flash flood set off by a storm that barreled through the tip of the northern Philippines overnight then blew away Tuesday, officials said. (Gonzaga MDRRMO via AP)

Manila, Philippines (AP) -- A tropical storm in the Philippines has left dead at least 19 people, disaster response officials said Thursday.

Philippine authorities say they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods as it barreled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday.