Philippine Man Watches Netflix As House Floods During Typhoon

Story ByLee Bullen, Sub EditorJoseph Golder, AgencyNewsflash

These images show a Philippine man relaxing in his flooded home in a pair of shorts while watching Netflix during the devastating Typhoon Goni.

The super typhoon, known locally as Rolly, has reportedly destroyed tens of thousands of homes and led to the evacuation of nearly a million citizens in the Philippines.

During the severe storms, Victor Jose Tadia posted photos of him relaxing in his flooded home in shorts while eating takeaway and apparently watching Netflix.


Despite being flooded with ankle-deep water, Tadia had enough electricity to power his wifi and TV.

Over 346,000 residents in the region of Bicol are staying in provided shelters as the government claims that nearly a million citizens have been displaced.

The super typhoon has killed at least 10 citizens in Bicol while over 300 houses were destroyed by lava and huge boulders falling down the slopes of the Mayon Volcano, according to local reports.


Goni first started as a super typhoon when it hit the Philippines, recording gusts of over 300kph (186 mph), before gradually waning.

President Rodrigo Duterte was reportedly missing from the first high-level briefing on the situation and the hashtag ‘where is the president’ started trending on social media.

The president’s aide Harry Roque said he was monitoring the situation from his home in the city of Davao.

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