>> The death toll from landslides and flooding in Central Philipines has rising to 85. Among the dead are young children killed when their homes were washed away following days of heavy rain. System caused by a tropical depression left the Philippines on Sunday officials say that 20 people are still missing.
Officials put three provinces under a state of calamity to give them access to emergency funds. In neighboring Indonesia, rescue teams are also searching for victims of a series of landslides that hit West Java on New Year's Day. 15 people are confirmed dead and 20 are still unaccounted for, but further heavy rains forced rescue teams to suspend their operation on Tuesday.
2018 was Indonesia's deadliest year in over a decade with earthquakes and tsunamis killing more than 3000 people.