Typhoon to Enter PAR as “TISOY” and Bring Heavy Rains over Luzon and Visayas
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“Kammuri” continues to intensify just outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as it now moves West-Southwestward. The typhoon will be named “TISOY” as it enters the PAR by day’s end to Sunday early morning. Landfall is expected over Bicol by Tuesday morning, bringing frequent heavy rains until Wednesday in Luzon and other areas in Visayas. Vigilant monitoring for possible flooding and rain-induced landslides in identified affected areas was strongly advised by the National Disaster Disk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) during its Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA) meeting held this morning.
NDRRMC Warns Public to “Learn from History” and Prepare for Approaching Typhoon “KAMMURI”
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“Kammuri” has intensified into a typhoon and may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) as Typhoon “Tisoy” on Saturday (30 November) or Sunday (1 December). It is projected to strengthen further as it approaches, and may bring continuous heavy rains over Luzon and Eastern Visayas which could cause flooding and landslides. Vigilant monitoring in identified affected areas was strongly advised by the National Disaster Disk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) during its Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA) meeting held this afternoon.
OCD strengthens partnership with private sector in the transfer of relief goods, while planning for rehab and recovery of earthquake-stricken areas in Mindanao
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The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has tapped the private sector for support in the transportation of relief goods from its warehouses to the earthquake affected areas in Regions XI and XII.
Northern Luzon braces for possible flooding and landslides
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The combined effects of Tropical Storm “Sarah” and Low Pressure Area “Ramon” may bring intermittent heavy rains in Northern Luzon.