At least 75 dead after storm Usman hits Philippines

An aerial photograph shows flooding in the town of Baao in Camarines Sur province on December 30.

(CNN)Scores of people have been killed after a powerful storm swept through the Philippines over the weekend.

The tropical depression, locally named Usman, brought heavy rains on Saturday, causing catastrophic flooding and triggering deadly landslides, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management agency said Monday.
In its latest official update, the agency said the death toll had climbed to 75 with a further 12 people injured.
    At least 16 others are still missing in the regions of Bicol and Eastern Visayas, officials said.