MANILA - Typhoon "Nina" (international name: Nock-Ten) slammed into the Bicol Region on Christmas Day and ravaged Southern Luzon on Monday, leaving behind a trail of floods and damaged structures that displaced thousands.
Here are scenes from the storm that spoiled the holidays:
Fallen trees litter the outskirts of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture in the municipality of San Jose, Pili in Camarines Sur. Video by Jessa Mylce Mella, ABS-CBN News
The roof of some classrooms of San Jose Elementary School in Milaor, Camarines Sur were blown off by the strong winds and heavy rains of Nina. Video by Jessa Mylce Mella, ABS-CBN News
The welcome arch between Naga and Milaro towns in, Camarines Sur collapsed. Video by Jessa Mylce Mella, ABS-CBN News
In Virac, Catanduanes, where Nina first hit land, several houses were damaged. Trees were also uprooted and debris filled the streets of the typhoon-beaten town. Video courtesy of Sheila Bagadiong
Clearing operations began on Monday in Anayan Pili, Camarines Sur, where winds toppled electric posts. Video by Jessa Mylce Mella, ABS-CBN News