Electric Poles Toppled in Surigao City as People Survey Damage Following Deadly Typhoon Rai

Residents in the Philippines surveyed structural damage along a road in Surigao City on Tuesday, December 21, following a typhoon that struck the region and killed at least 375 people, local media reported.

Twitter user @aRareWolfff, who filmed this footage, said “mostly electric poles are down” in the area.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), maximum sustained winds of 195 km/h (121 mph) were recorded during the storm.

More than 400,000 people were in need of urgent relief and funding for long-term recovery efforts following the storm, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Credit: @aRareWolfff via Storyful

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