MANILA, Philippines?Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her sympathies for the devastation caused by typhoon Ondoy, the British embassy here said.
The message of condolences was relayed by British Ambassador Stephen Lillie to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
?I was saddened to hear of the devastattion and tragic loss of life caused by the flooding in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon. Please accpet my condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all those affected at this difficult time,? the queen said.
Typhoon Ondoy (international name Ketsana), hit the Philippines on September 26, 2009, and left more than 200 people dead or missing.Veronica Uy