By Mark Alvic Esplana
It was the eve of the town fiesta in Magallanes, a coastal town, on Tuesday and the townsfolk, mostly fishermen, were reluctant to leave their homes despite the threats of a storm surge brought by typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) that was expected to make a landfall in Sorsogon province in the afternoon.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Residents along the coastal municipalities of Gumaca, Guinayangan, Plaridel, San Narciso, Atimonan, Buenavista, Calauag and Quezon have been warned of possible storm surges in their areas as typhoon “Glenda” has been predicted to hit the province Tuesday evening, said Henry Buzar, officer of Quezon’s Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
By Maricar Cinco
Authorities on Tuesday started evacuating families living in the coastal municipalities of Quezon province amid possible storm surges due to Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun).
By Shiena M. Barrameda
City Mayor John Bongat on Tuesday morning directed the forced evacuation of residents in three low-lying areas in this city, which would likely be flooded by heavy rains to be brought by typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun), which was expected to hit Camarines Sur in the afternoon.
By Nestor Burgos Jr.
Continuous rains since Monday triggered flashfloods in Capiz province submerging rice fields and rendering roads impassable.