Philippines landslide death toll hits 123 amid frantic searches for survivors

Residents are evacuated by rescuers in a flooded village in Panitan, Panay island Photo: Philippine Coast Guard via AP.

Neil Jerome Morales

The Philippine military pledged on Thursday to keep up search and rescue efforts after tropical storm Megi ripped through central areas this week, burying many under landslides and killing at least 123 people.