The death toll from flash floods that swept away entire villages in the southern Philippines climbed to nearly 1,500 on Tuesday.
More than 1,000 people remain missing in the Philippines after devastating floods.
Philippines President Benigno Aquino is visiting parts of the country which have been devastated by deadly storms.
The Philippine Red Cross raised
the death toll to more than 700
as ravaged cities prepared for mass burials.
Students carrying mud-stained books returned to some schools on Monday for the first time since deadly floods submerged the Philippine capital, but survivors lingered in hallways with nowhere else to go.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014