Death toll raised to 40
As the scope of the typhoon proceed, it is clear that at least 40 people has died and a larger number of missed persons has emerged caused by storm, heavy rain and flood. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said most of the fatalities died after being hit by uprooted trees, fallen posts and other objects toppled by the strong wind of "Glenda". Some other died of drowning or suffered heart attack. About 7000 houses were totally destroyed while more than 19000 houses were partially damaged by the typhoon. Homeless families are evacuated to emergency shelters in their respective areas. It is expected that the the number of dead and missed people will change after the final scope is detected. And as of July 21 the death toll has raised to 94 (Source: GMA TV news).