Philippines Report

Quintas wrath in Negros Occidental (PICS)


More than 50 individuals, including a baby were rescued by personnel of the Binalbagan MDRRMO at Sitio Aslum in Barangay Marina in Negros Occidental due to flooding Monday.

Flooding and landslides were also reported in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental Sunday due to Typhoon #QuintaPH.

The storm is moving westward at 25 kilometers per hour (kph), with maximum sustained winds of 95 kph and gusts at 115 kph.

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Photos courtesy of SEARS and Binalbagan MDRRMO

At the time of PAGASA’s weather bulletin, the storm was forecast to make landfall over the Catanduanes-Albay-Sorsogon area afternoon or evening of October 25, with the storm expected to exit the country by Tuesday afternoon.

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PAGASA has also issued a General Flood Advisory for Western Visayas instructing the DRRMOs to monitor the main river and tributaries, such as the Malogo, Sicaba, Grande, Himogaan, Danao, Upper Tabanan, Sipalay, and Lower Ilog.

Source: Daily Guardian

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