While homes were buried by garbage in Baguio, AP reports on other incidents around the country:
In northern Benguet province, bus driver Reynaldo Carlos ordered his passengers to flee Saturday after seeing mud, debris and boulders surging down a mountainside toward the vehicle, which was stuck on a muddy road.
The bus, its engine still running, was swept down a 200-foot (60-meter) ravine after everyone escaped, officials said.
"I was trembling with fear after I realized how close we were to death," Carlos told The Associated Press by telephone.
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