Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

September 20, 2014 5:55 AM

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Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

MANILA (Reuters) - Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.

Most shools on the main island of Luzon remained closed for a second day as a huge mopping-up operation began. Some public offices have reopened.

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