Cyclone in Philippines Kills 18
The national emergency council said the causes of death included fallen trees, electrocution, a collapsed wall, drowning and landslides.
Seven provinces had declared a state of emergency in order to access calamity state funds.
About 500,000 people were affected by the floods and landslides. A storm in the north-east had prevented a major delivery of relief supplies.
Winds of 80kmh were forecast to linger until the weekend. Details