Rescuers in the Philippines are burrowing through mud to recover bodies covered by an overwhelming margin that hit as Typhoon Mangkhut battered the nation.
Something like 32 individuals in the mining town of Itogon, in Benguet territory, were squashed in a solitary asylum.
Groups are burrowing through the rubble with their exposed hands, passing squares of cement and bits of wood down a 50ft line to clear the region.
Tropical storm Mangkhut is currently debilitating over southern China.
Four individuals were executed in the territory of Guangdong – three by falling trees.