THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 16, 2020


Posted at Nov 17 2020 12:20 AM

Here are the day's big stories  in photos.

Good Samaritans distribute relief goods in Cagayan

Residents in Barangay Linao East, Tuguegarao, Cagayan receive relief goods from Good Samaritans on Sunday as floodwater subsided in the area. Floods have subsided in most parts of the province. A number of barangays remain flooded and without electricity due to the rains brought by Typhoon Ulysses last November 12. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Relief for Linao East residents

Residents of Linao East in Tuguegarao, Cagayan line up to receive relief goods on Monday as the floods in the remaining parts of the barangay and adjacent areas, brought by Typhoon Ulysses last November 12, continue to subside. At least 22 were reported killed and tens of thousands affected in Region 2 according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Resilience' in orbit

People watch as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket "Resilience", topped with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on the first operational NASA commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. on Sunday. The mission includes Michael S. Hopkins, Shannon Walker and Victor J. Glover from the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Sochi Noguchi from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Joe Skipper, Reuters

Left to dry

A child sits on a steel pipe surrounded by clothes left to dry in Marikina City in the aftermath of Typhoon Ulysses, on Monday. Ulysses (International name: Vamco) affected more than 2 million people in the Philippines and left billions of pesos worth of damage to infrastructure and agriculture as it swept Luzon, flooding large parts of the country's main island. Lisa Marie David, Reuters

Getting to safer grounds

Families wade through floodwater on Monday to get to safer grounds as the water level in Anaffunan East in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan subside from its height last week that inundated houses. A state of calamity has been recommended to be declared for the whole of Luzon after Typhoon Ulysses swept several provinces and left at least 67 dead and billions of pesos worth of damage in infrastructure and agriculture. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News