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Updated as of: 01:53 AM October 31, 2022

Paeng death toll climbs to 98 — NDRRMC

October 31, 2022 – 9:09AM

An aerial shot shows residents wading through a flooded rice field at a village in Tuguegarao, Cagayan province, north of Manila on October 30, 2022, a day after Tropical Storm Paeng whipped many parts of the country. (AFP)

The wrath of tropical storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) has resulted in 98 reported deaths, so far,  the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Monday.

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In its 6 a.m. situational repor, the NDRRMC said only 58 of these deaths have been confirmed – 53 in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm), three in Western Visayas, and two in Soccsksargen (Cotabato, Saranggani, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat).

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LIST: Canceled flights on Monday, October 31

October 31, 20222 – 8:49AM

Canceled flights

Numerous domestic flights have been canceled on Monday,, October 31, 2022 after Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) whipped many parts of the country and disrupted normal airport operations.

Cebu Pacific Air announced Sunday night that the following Monday flights are called off:…

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DSWD needs volunteers for Paeng relief work

October 31, 2022 – 5:00AM

DSWD logo over photo of storm damage. STORY: DSWD needs volunteers for Paeng relief work

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Sunday called for volunteers to help the agency repack relief goods to be distributed to families affected by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae), which left several dead and thousands displaced in its wake.

Currently, there are less than 100 volunteers repacking goods at the agency’s main warehouse in Pasay City. Many are members of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, barangay volunteers, Philippine Air Force, and private citizens.

Interested individuals or organizations may call Mr. Clifford at 0956-9226155 or Ms. Nica at 0915-2921875. They may also visit the headquarters located at Chapel Road, Barangay 195, Pasay City. The agency said they would do repacking operations every day until Nov. 11.

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Paeng displaces thousands of families in Calabarzon

October 30, 2022 – 9:03PM

Men walk along a debris-covered street in Noveleta, Cavite province on October 30, 2022, a day after Tropical Storm Nalgae hit. – Emergency workers scrambled to rescue residents trapped by floods in and around the Philippine capital on October 30 as Tropical Storm Nalgae swept out of the country after killing at least 48 people. (Photo by JAM STA ROSA / AFP)

Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) left scores of displaced families in the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) region.

The disaster preparedness council in Quezon province reported that as of Saturday midnight (Oct. 29), 18,801 families (65,849 individuals) living in disaster-prone areas were evacuated in different parts of the province.

At least 231 families were beneficiaries of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) or those who are still below the poverty threshold of the government.

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Cancelled flights due to Paeng affect over 40,000 travelers – MIAA

October 30, 2022 – 4:24PM

October 28 canceled flights due to bad weather

A total of 43,151 travelers were affected by flight cancellations amid Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae), the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said Sunday.

Of the 618 scheduled flights for October 29, bad weather brought by Paeng cancelled 295 flights, the MIAA said in a statement.

On Saturday afternoon, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) closed its runways to flight operations  starting 4 p.m. due to strong winds caused by Paeng. The runways were reopened at 10 p.m.

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86 Subic residents evacuated due to Paeng

OCtober 30,, 2022 – 11:35AM

86 Subic residents evacuated due to Paeng

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Twenty three families or 86 individuals were evacuated in Subic town in Zambales as Severe Tropical Storm Paeng  (international name: Nalgae) whipped Northern Luzon over the weekend.

The Subic Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said that preemptive evacuation was conducted in a flood-prone area in coastal Barangay (village) Wawandue when Paeng hit south Luzon on Saturday (Oct. 29).

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Aklan, Capiz town declare state of calamity due to Paeng

October 29, 2022 – 09:10 PM

Paeng Aklan state of calamity

The whole province of Aklan and one town in neighboring Capiz declared a state of calamity over the weekend amid the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae).

A state of calamity declaration would allow the local governments to spend their reserved funds to provide relief aid to devastated communities.

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Power outages hit some parts of Zambales

October 29, 2022 – 07:38 PM

Some towns in this province suffered power interruptions as strong winds brought by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) downed electricity lines on Sunday, Oct. 31.

In an advisory, Zambales II Electric Cooperative (Zameco II), that serves the southern towns of the province, said that transmission lines managed by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) were down.

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Paeng maintains strength as it moves away from PH; Signal No.1 still up in some areas

October 29, 2022 – 06:30 PM

Paeng to exit PAR

Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) maintained its strength as it moved west southwestward away from the country over the West Philippine Sea, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

According to Pagasa in its latest typhoon bulletin, Paeng was last located 295 kilometers west northwest of Iba, Zambales, carrying maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 105 kph.

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Cancelled flights due to Paeng affect over 40,000 travelers – MIAA

October 30, 2022 – 04:24 PM

A total of 43,151 travelers were affected by flight cancellations amid Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae), the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said Sunday.

Of the 618 scheduled flights for October 29, bad weather brought by Paeng cancelled 295 flights, the MIAA said in a statement.

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House eyes adjusting 2023 budget for Paeng-hit areas

October 30, 2022 – 12:00 PM

The plenary hall of the House of Representatives. (INQUIRER.net file photo)

The plenary hall of the House of Representatives. (INQUIRER.net file photo)

The House of Representatives is eyeing to adjust the proposed national budget for 2023 for the rehabilitation of areas recently damaged by Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae).

This was announced by Speaker Martin Romualdez in a statement on Sunday after calling for an assessment of the damage caused by Paeng in several parts of the country.

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Paeng maintains exit route over West PH Sea, Signal No. 2 still up over 4 areas

October 30, 2022 – 11:50 AM

Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) continues to move west- northwest over the West Philippine Sea after ravaging the country over the weekend, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Sunday morning.

In its latest update, Pagasa reported that Paeng was last located 225 kilometers west – northwest of Iba, Zambales, carrying maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 105 kph.

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86 Subic residents evacuated due to Paeng

October 30, 2022 – 11:35 AM

86 Subic residents evacuated due to Paeng

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Twenty three families or 86 individuals were evacuated in Subic town in Zambales as Severe Tropical Storm Paeng  (international name: Nalgae) whipped Northern Luzon over the weekend.

The Subic Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said that preemptive evacuation was conducted in a flood-prone area in coastal Barangay (village) Wawandue when Paeng hit south Luzon on Saturday (Oct. 29).

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Paeng’s fury in Western Visayas: 7 dead, 2 missing, 169,000 displaced

October 30, 2022 – 10:43 AM

Bureau of Fire Protection in Western Visayas rescue team cordons off the road leading to the Paliwan Bridge in Antique which collapsed on Oct. 29, 2022 due to floods following heavy rains spawned by tropical storm “Paeng.” Paliwan Bridge connects the towns of Laua-an and Bugasong, Antique. (Photo by BFP- Western Visayas)

Seven persons died due to drowning while two others remained missing after 171 barangays in Western Visayas were flooded during the onslaught of Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae).

Five of the fatalities were reported and recorded in Libacao, Aklan; one in Tapaz, Capiz and another in San Joaquin, Iloilo, according to the 5 a.m. update of the Office of the Civil Defense – Western Visayas (OCD-6) on Sunday.

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Paeng death toll climbs to 48, over 900,000 individuals displaced — NDRRMC

October 30, 2022 – 10:30 AM

The howling winds of “Paeng” are in full force as the storm blows past Gasan town in Marinduque province

The howling winds of “Paeng” are in full force as the storm blows past Gasan town in Marinduque province on Saturday morning. This screen grab was taken from a handout video released by the Gasan public information office. (REUTERS)

The death toll from Tropical Storm Paeng’s (international name: Nalgae) fury across the nation has risen to 48, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Sunday.

The number of injuries also rose to 40, while 20 individuals have been reported missing, the NDRRMC said in its latest situation report.

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LIST: Canceled flights on Sunday, Oct. 30 due to Paeng

October 30, 2022 – 09:51 AM

October 28 canceled flights due to bad weather

Numerous flights were canceled on Sunday as Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) which continues to bring inclement weather to many parts of the country, said the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA).

The MIAA, in an advisory, announced that a total of 157 flights — 21 of international and 136 domestic, were canceled.

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Pagasa: Paeng now over West PH Sea; wet, windy Sunday expected

October 30, 2022 – 07:52 AM

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Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) is now over the West Philippine Sea after leaving a trail of  destruction across Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao over the weekend, according to the state weather bureau.

In its early Sunday morning update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported that moderate to heavy rainfall is still possible in Zambales, Bataan, Aurora, Pangasinan, Batanes, and the northern portion of Cagayan including Babuyan Islands.

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Signal No. 3 lifted as Paeng weakens into tropical storm

October 30, 2022 – 02:58 AM

Signal No. 3 was lifted on Sunday as Paeng, internationally known as Nalgae, had weakened into a tropical storm, according to the 2 a.m. bulletin of the Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

Pagasa said Paeng would get past the Luzon landmass in “the coming hour” and move out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Monday morning or afternoon.

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Paeng cuts through Metro Manila, Rizal, Bulacan

October 30, 2022 – 01:49 AM

Track of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng. STORY: Storm Paeng cuts through Metro Manila, Rizal, Bulacan

Severe Tropical Storm Paeng, internationally known as Nalgae, cut through Metro Manila, Rizal, and Bulacan as it headed out of the Luzon landmass on Sunday, according to the Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its 11 p.m. bulletin on Saturday.

Pagasa said that Paeng may exit the Luzon landmass Sunday morning at the earliest, moving northwest and exiting the Philippine Area of Responsibility six to 12 hours later.

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6,285 families in Negros Occidental affected by floods triggered by Paeng

October 29, 2022 – 09:13 PM

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Floods spawned by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae)  affected 28,722 residents, 11,173 of whom sought shelter in evacuation centers in Negros Occidental and Bacolod City on Friday and Saturday, October 28 and 29.

A  fisherman went missing, houses and pump boats were destroyed, and cemeteries were flooded.

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Bridge connecting Batangas and Quezon collapses

October 29, 2022 – 09:04 PM

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Bantilan bridge, the concrete span connecting the provinces of Batangas and Quezon, collapsed at around 6 p.m. Saturday, local officials said.

The bridge, measuring 30 meters long, is located between Barangay Tipas in San Juan town of Batangas, and Barangay Bantilan in Sariaya town of Quezon.

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Bongbong Marcos urged: Declare national state of calamity due to Paeng

October 29, 2022 – 07:31 PM

Tropical storm Paeng

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Saturday urged President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to declare a national state of calamity for at least one year following the onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae).

In an emergency full council meeting, NDRRMC executive director Raymundo Ferrer told the President that the one-year nationwide state of calamity will be needed as 16 out of 17 regions in the country are assessed as high risk for Paeng.

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Albay placed under state of calamity due to Paeng

October 29, 2022 – 06:53 PM

Tropical Storm Paeng forces suspension of classes, school activities in Albay

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The province of Albay was placed under a state of calamity on Saturday hours after Severe Tropical Storm Paeng  (international name: Nalgae) dumped heavy rains in the Bicol Region, causing close to 80,000 residents in its six provinces to flee to safer grounds.

The state of calamity declaration was made during a special session by the provincial board and upon the request of Albay Governor Noel Rosal, also on Saturday.

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Paeng makes 5th landfall in Sariaya, Quezon

October 29, 2022 – 06:46 PM

Paeng 5th landfall

Severe Tropical Storm Paeng made its fifth landfall in Sariaya, Quezon on Saturday afternoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

Pagasa weather specialist Raymond Ordinario said Paeng made its landfall in the area at 1:40 p.m.

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Naia temporarily closes runways due to Paeng’s strong winds

October 29, 2022 – 06:08 PM

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Image from MIAA

Runways of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) were temporarily closed to flight operations on Saturday afternoon due to the gusty winds brought by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said.

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Bongbong Marcos on Paeng death toll: Why were they not evacuated immediately?

October 29, 2022 – 04:12 PM

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RISING TOLL Rescue workers retrieve the bodies of victims in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, on Friday, one of the areas in the Bangsamoro region to suffer landslides and flooding due to Tropical Storm “Paeng.” Photos released by the Philippine Coast Guard. —AFP

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr on Saturday lamented the high death toll from the onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) as he asked why the affected residents were not immediately evacuated.

Marcos asked the question as he presided over an emergency full council meeting of the The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

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Paeng disrupts Ilocandia ‘Undas’ activities

October 29, 2022 – 01:50 PM

1 dead after Typhoon Neneng hits Ilocos Norte

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Bracing for Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae), the provinces of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur cancelled activities lined up for the Halloween or “Undas” season.

In Ilocos Norte, the activities for ‘Semana ti Ar-aria’ festival from Oct. 31 to Nov. 5 would be rescheduled, the provincial government said in an advisory Saturday, Oct. 29.

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BARMM under state of calamity due to storm Paeng

October 29, 2022 – 01:50 PM

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The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is now under a state of calamity due to massive flooding triggered by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae), Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim said on Saturday.

Ebrahim said that 10 municipalities / areas were devastated by Paeng, including Cotabato City.

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Vessel runs aground in Jagna, Bohol; crew members safe

October 29, 2022 – 01:26 PM

Passenger vessel MV Lite Ferry 1 tilts on its side after it ran aground at the Jagna Port in Bohol amid the strong winds spawned by tropical storm “Paeng.” Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Eastern Bohol

Passenger vessel MV Lite Ferry 1 tilts on its side after it ran aground at the Jagna Port in Bohol amid the strong winds spawned by tropical storm “Paeng.” Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Eastern Bohol

A passenger vessel ran aground at the Jagna Port in Bohol after it was dragged by strong winds and waves on Friday night, the Philippine Coast Guard – Central Visayas reported.

PCG-7 spokesperson Ensign Jordz Emata, said no injuries were reported among the 23 crew members of the MV Lite Ferry 1.

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Paeng to make 5th landfall in Batangas

October 29, 2022 – 01:03 PM

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Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) is forecast to make another landfall in the vicinity of the southeastern portion of Batangas before barreling through Cavite, Metro Manila and the Bataan Peninsula on Saturday, said state meteorologists.

Paeng made landfall early Saturday morning in Virac, Catanduanes followed by another one in Caramoan Camarines Sur, Buenavista in Quezon, and Santa Cruz in Marinduque, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.

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NDRRMC: Paeng agri damage in Soccsksargen over P54-M, 194 areas still flooded

October 29, 2022 – 11:40 AM

Damage caused by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) to the agriculture sector in the Soccskasargen region alone in Mindanao has been pegged at over P54 million, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

The NDRRMC said that damage to agriculture in the Soccsksargen region was estimated at P54,588,740.

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LIST: Canceled flights on Saturday, October 29 due to inclement weather

October 29, 2022 – 11:40 AM

October 28 canceled flights due to bad weather

Canceled flights

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announces the cancelation of the following flights on Saturday, October 29, due to inclement weather.

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Over 72,000 still in evacuation centers as Paeng batters Bicolandia

October 29, 2022 – 11:32 AM

Stranded passengers take a rest inside a gymnasium in Matnog town, Sorsogon province, south of manila on October 28, 2022, after authorities halted ferry service between Matnog Luzon island and Allen in Samar island, ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Nalgae. - Landslides and flooding killed at least 31 people as heavy rain from an approaching storm lashed the southern Philippines, with some residents stranded on rooftops, a disaster official said on October 28. (Photo by Charism SAYAT / AFP)

Stranded passengers take a rest inside a gymnasium in Matnog town, Sorsogon province, south of manila on October 28, 2022, after authorities halted ferry service between Matnog Luzon island and Allen in Samar island, ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Nalgae. – Landslides and flooding killed at least 31 people as heavy rain from an approaching storm lashed the southern Philippines, with some residents stranded on rooftops, a disaster official said on October 28. (Photo by Charism SAYAT / AFP)

At least 15,426 families or 72,089 individuals are still in evacuation centers and private residemces in the Bicol region due to the threat of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae), regional authorities reported on Saturday.

Gremil Alexis Naz, spokesperson of Office of Civil Defense – Bicol, said in a report that 15,296 families or 71,676 individuals from landslide and flood-prone areas are in evacuation centers while 130 families or 413 persons are staying in shelters outside the government facilities.

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Over 135,00 displaced in Western Visayas as Paeng rages on

October 29, 2022 – 10:52 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) barreled through the Western Visayas on Saturday morning, displacing more than 135,000 people in the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Iloilo and Negros Occidental.

In its 5 a.m. update, the Office of the Civil Defense in Western Visayas (OCD-6), two deaths were reported – in Tapaz, Capiz and another in San Joaquin, Iloilo.

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Almost 400 residents evacuated in Palawan due to floods triggered by Storm Paeng

October 29, 2022 – 10:13 AM

The police said in a belated report Wednesday that two former NPA memberssurrendered in Puerto Princesa City on October 18.

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Floods triggered and heavy rains brought by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) prompted officials to evacuate 395 individuals from villages in this city and Cuyo town in Palawan province, officials said Saturday.

In Puerto Princesa City, some 104 individuals from six barangays (villages) were brought to evacuation centers, the city disaster risk reduction and management office said.

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Pagasa: Signal No. 3 in Metro Manila, brace for stormy weather as Paeng whips Luzon

October 29, 2022 – 10:02 AM

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) Number 3 is now up over Metro Manila, along woth several other areas as Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) barrels across the country on Saturday, the state weather bureau reported.

In its 8:00 a.m. update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). said Paeng was spotted over the coastal waters of Catanauan, Quezon, packing maximum sustained winds of 95 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph.

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Falling tree injures 2 motorists in Sorsogon City as storm whips Bicolandia

October 29, 2022 – 09:32 AM

Two motorists were injured when an uprooted Acacia tree fell on the road in Sorsogon City due to strong winds and heavy rains brought by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae).

Louie Mendoza Jr., head of municipal disaster risk reduction and management office of Sorsogon City, said Christopher Duka was critically injured while Aldrin John Cruz was also wounded but is in stable condition.

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Severe Tropical Storm Paeng prompts evacuation of over 7,800 families in Quezon

October 29, 2022 – 08:00 AM

An alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebel in Quezon province who was tasked with recruiting new guerrillas surrendered to authorities in San Andres town on Wednesday (Oct. 19) night.

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Over 7,800 families were evacuated in Quezon province as Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) threatens residents living in disaster-prone areas.

The Quezon Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, in a report on its Facebook page said that as of 6:00a.m. Saturday, 7,810 families or 26,789 individuals from 235 barangays (villages) were temporarily sheltered in at least 110 evacuation centers in different parts of the province.

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Paeng makes landfall in Camarines Sur

October 29, 2022 – 06:03 AM

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Severe Tropical Storm Paeng made landfall in Camarines Sur and was last spotted over the vicinity of Siruma town, state meteorologists said on their Friday 5:00 a.m. update.

Reports from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) showed that Paeng crossed the southern tip of Catanduanes before moving near Camarines Sur.

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Paeng cuts deadly path; Bangsamoro worst hit

October 29, 2022 – 05:30 AM

A landslide triggered by heavy rains in Parang town, Maguindanao

HEAVY DAMAGE DOWN SOUTH A landslide triggered by heavy rains in Parang town, Maguindanao, on Friday shows the almost nationwide extent of the damage wrought by Tropical Storm “Paeng,” (international name: Nalgae) whose fury may yet be fully felt this weekend in other parts of the country. Photo provided by the Philippine Marines. —AFP

Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) drenched most parts of the country on Friday and among the worst-hit by heavy rains was the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) where dozens of people died in floods and landslides.

The French news agency, Agence France-Presse, (AFP) quoted an official civil defense report saying that 67 had died by late Friday, more than the 42 earlier reported by officials.

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#MindanaoNeedsHelp: Netizens cry for aid as Paeng also affects southern PH

October 29, 2022 – 05:22 AM

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RISING TOLL Rescue workers retrieve the bodies of victims in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, on Friday, one of the areas in the Bangsamoro region to suffer landslides and flooding due to Tropical Storm “Paeng.” Photos released by the Philippine Coast Guard. —AFP

Several netizens have called for help for Mindanao, as Severe Tropical Storm Paeng also affected several areas in the region despite the cyclone being located near Luzon.

On social media sites, particularly Twitter, the hashtag #MindanaoNeedsHelp has been trending, along with photos showing the devastation brought by Paeng between late Thursday to early Saturday.

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Paeng now a Severe Tropical Storm; Signal No. 3 up in several Bicol towns

October 29, 2022 – 03:37 AM

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Paeng intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm early Saturday morning and was last seen over the waters of Virac, Catanduanes, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

Pagasa’s update as of 2:00 a.m. showed that Paeng now packed maximum sustained winds of 95 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 130 kph.

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Pagasa monitoring another LPA just behind Tropical Storm Paeng

October 29, 2022 – 02:26 AM

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Tropical Storm Paeng may have yet to finish moving through Southern and Central Luzon, but state meteorologists are monitoring another low pressure area (LPA) just southeast of the cyclone.

During its weather report late Friday night, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) confirmed that an LPA was spotted 1,700 kilometers east of Mindanao.

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Almost 600 families evacuated in Catanduanes as Tropical Storm Paeng looms

October 28, 2022 – 07:18 PM

Some residents in Catanduanes province stay at an evacuation site as floods due to Tropical Storm "Paeng" threaten several low-lying villages.

Some residents in Catanduanes province stay at an evacuation site as floods due to Tropical Storm “Paeng” threaten several low-lying villages. (Photo courtesy of the Catanduanes government)

At least 598 families, or 2,684 individuals, were evacuated in the island province of Catanduanes on Friday as Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) swirled closer to the Bicol region and Eastern Visayas.

In a text message, Governor Joseph Cua said displaced residents from eight towns were brought to various evacuation centers.

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Tropical Storm Paeng intensifies; Signal No. 2 in Metro Manila, 23 other areas

October 28, 2022 – 06:31 PM

Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) slightly intensified as it continues to move west-northwestward and has prompted state meteorologists to raise Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) Number 2 in several parts of Luzon and the Visayas, including Metro Manila.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), in its 5:00 p.m. update, reported that Paeng’s new forecast track slightly dipped south, which means it may now hit Bicol region and Quezon province.

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32 rolling cargoes stranded in Calapan as Paeng cancels sea trips

October 28, 2022 – 06:11 PM

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At least 32 rolling cargoes were stranded at a road in Barangay (village) Sta. Isabel in this city on Friday (Oct. 28) afternoon as sea travel was canceled due to Tropical Storm “Paeng” (international name Nalgae), authorities said.

The Philippine Coast Guard station here said all trips to and from Calapan port were canceled as Typhoon Signal No. 2 was hoisted over the province of Oriental Mindoro.

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NIA says Magat Dam to release water due to heavy rains

October 28, 2022 – 5:57PM

Magat Dam in Ramon town in this province will discharge water on Saturday (Oct. 9) morning as heavy rains due to Tropical Storm "Paeng" (international name Nalgae) continued to raise its elevation, officials of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said Friday.

Magat Dam (Photo from the Facebook page of NIA-Magat River Integrated Irrigation System)

Magat Dam in Ramon town in this province will discharge water on Saturday (Oct. 9) morning as heavy rains due to Tropical Storm “Paeng” (international name Nalgae) continued to raise its elevation, officials of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said Friday.

In an advisory, the NIA-Magat said 200 cubic meters per second (cms) will be released at 8 a.m. through one of the spill gates, which will be opened at a meter-high.

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PH Red Cross on ‘high alert’ for ‘Undas,’ Paeng onslaught

October 28, 2022 – 4:51PM

PH Red Cross staff, volunteers go to Typhoon Odette-hit areas to offer aid

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is now on “high alert” in preparation for this year’s observance of “Undas” (All Saints’ Day and All Souls Day) and for Tropical Depression Paeng, which is expected to make landfall on Sunday.

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LOOK: Latest #PaengPH track from Pagasa

October 28, 2022 – 5:50PM

#PaengPH Tropical Cyclone Wind Signals (as of 5:00 p.m.)

October 28, 2022 – 5:48PM

#PaengPH may hit Bicol, Calabarzon, Metro Manila—Pagasa

October 28, 2022 – 5:45PM

WATCH: Tropical Storm #PaengPH moving closer towards Northern Samar, Sorsogon

October 28, 2022 – 5:23PM

LOOK: Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor provides updates on #PaengPH

October 28, 2022 – 4:22PM

LOOK: Pagasa satellite image of #PaengPH

October 28, 2022 – 4:17PM

#WalangPasok: Cavite suspends classes from Oct.28–29

October 28, 2022 – 3:53PM

LOOK: Coast Guard conducts rescue operations in Sultan Kudarat

October 28, 2022 – 3:35PM

#PaengPH leaves 31 dead in Maguindanao del Norte

October 28, 2022 – 3:13PM

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WATCH: #PaengPH damages bridge in Kalibo, Aklan

October 28, 2022 – 2:54PM

LOOK: Children are rescued from chest-level floods caused by #PaengPH in BARRM

October 28, 2022 – 2:31PM

Aurora enforces ‘no sailing’ policy as Paeng threatens Central Luzon

October 28, 2022 – 12:25PM

The provincial government of Aurora has enforced a “no sailing” policy in all coastal towns of the province as Tropical Storm Paeng (international name Nalgae) continues to head towards Central Luzon.

In the memorandum signed by Aurora Gov. Christian Noveras on Friday, Oct. 28, the no-sailing policy for fisherfolk and other boat owners was “effective immediately.”

Noveras also declared a “red alert” status in the province.

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Over 3,000 people evacuated in Bicol due to Paeng

October 28, 2022 – 11:12AM<

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At least 812 families or 3,148 persons were evacuated in Camarines Sur and Camarines Norte provinces due to heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Paeng (international name Nalgae).

Gremil Alexis Naz, Office of Civil Defense Bicol spokesperson, reported that 534 families (2,075 people) in four towns in Camarines Norte and 278 families (1,073 people) in 11 towns in Camarines Sur were evacuated since Thursday, Oct. 27.

Thirty-one towns were flooded, while 20 roads, bridges, and spillways were rendered impassable in Camarines Sur due to continuous heavy rains.

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Quezon province on red alert for Tropical Storm Paeng

October 28, 2022 – 10:36<

Severe flooding caused by heavy rains has prompted officials of the town of Quezon on Alabat Island in Quezon province to suspend classes

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The Quezon provincial government raised a red alert on Thursday, Oct. 27, for the possible impact of Tropical Storm Paeng (international name Nalgae).

Quezon Gov. Angelina Tan, in a memorandum issued around 5 p.m., ordered all mayors and disaster preparedness councils to raise the status of their respective emergency operations centers to red alert ahead of the anticipated impact of Paeng.

Provincial and local disaster preparedness officials were also ordered to heed the protocols issued by the Department of the Interior and Local Government.

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Thousands evacuated, hundreds stranded in ports due to Tropical Storm Paeng

October 28, 2022 – 10:12AM

Thousands evacuated, hundreds stranded in ports due to Tropical Storm Paeng

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Thousands of people were preemptively evacuated while hundreds more were stranded in some ports nationwide due to Tropical Storm Paeng.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) latest situational report said a total of 4,975 persons were preemptively evacuated nationwide.

According to NDRRMC, a total of 1,322 families or 5,266 persons were also affected by Paeng.

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Over 700 passengers stranded in Bicol ports due to Paeng

October 28, 2022 – 9:56AM

Tropical Storm Paeng approaches the country's landmass

Track of Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae). Photo from Pagasa

At least 762 passengers were stranded in various ports in the Bicol region due to Tropical Storm Paeng (international name Nalgae).

In a report, the Philippine Coast Guard Bicol said that as of 4 a.m., 461 passengers were stranded at Matnog port in Sorsogon, 275 at Tabaco City port in Albay, and 26 at Camarines Sur ports.

Also stranded were 294 rolling cargoes and 45 fishing vessels.

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LIST: Class suspensions on Friday, October 28 due to Tropical Storm Paeng

October 28, 9:37AM

LIST: Class suspensions on Thursday due to Tropical Depression Obet

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Local government units have suspended classes in several areas on Friday, October 28, due to inclement weather conditions caused by Tropical Storm Paeng.

The list of suspended classes are as follows:

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LIST: Class suspensions on Thursday, October 27 due to Tropical Depression Paeng

OCtober 28, 2022 – 9:03AM

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Classes have been suspended in several areas on Thursday, October 27, due to inclement weather conditions caused by Tropical Depression Paeng.

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LIST: October 28 canceled flights due to bad weather

October 28, 2022 – 8:59AM

LIST: October 28 canceled flights due to bad weather

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Several flights were canceled Friday due to inclement weather at their destination, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said.

In an advisory, the Miaa announced that the following flights for October 28 were called off:

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Paeng advances: 6 areas under Signal No. 2, 17 others under Signal No. 1

October 28, 2022 – 8:11AM

State meteorologists placed six areas in the country under Signal no. 2 and 17 others under Signal no. 1 as Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) nears the Philippine landmass on Friday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Paeng was last located 410 kilometers east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, packing maximum sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of 90 kph. Its latest direction was west-northwest at 15 kph.

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Paeng seen posing woes for ‘Undas’ preps, trips

OCtober 28, 2022 – 5:32Am

 Landslides block a road at Barangay Sta. Maria in Presentacion town in Camarines Sur PAENG luzon visayas

FORETASTE OF CALAMITY Landslides block a road at Barangay Sta. Maria in Presentacion town in Camarines Sur province on Thursday as Tropical Storm “Paeng” starts dumping heavy rain on parts of Luzon. Paeng is forecast to make landfall on Sunday, potentially disrupting travel plans and other preparations for next week’s All Saints’ Day trek to the cemeteries. —Presentacion MDRRMO

It will be a rainy weekend with Tropical Storm Paeng expected to affect parts of Luzon and the Visayas just as millions of people are preparing to visit their departed loved ones on All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.

In its 4 p.m. bulletin issued on Thursday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Paeng had intensified into a tropical storm located 520 kilometers east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar.

It was moving southwestward at 10 km per hour, packing winds of up to 65 km/h and gustiness of up to 80 km/h.

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14 areas under Wind Signal No. 1 due to Paeng

OCtober 28,, 2022 – 12:28AM

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The state meteorologists on Thursday hoisted Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 in 14 areas in Luzon and Visayas due to Tropical Storm Paeng.

In its latest advisory, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said nine areas in Luzon and five areas in Visayas were put under Wind Signal No. 1, where strong winds of 39 to 61 kilometers per hour (kph) wind is expected.

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Paeng may make landfall in Aurora, Quezon province; Signal No. 1 up in more areas

October 27, 2022 – 9:40PM

Tropical Storm Paeng may make landfall on the coast of Aurora or Quezon province over the weekend, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Thursday.

Pagasa even raised the possibility of a landfall in the Bicol region as Paeng’s track shifted southward.

On the forecast track, Paeng may pass close to Catanduanes on Saturday, and a landfall scenario is possible on Sunday on the eastern coast of Aurora or Quezon.

Pagasa has issued a new warning, saying that a possible landfall in the eastern Bicol Region cannot be ruled out at this time, noting that the predicted trajectory had changed and moved southward.

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Tropical Storm Paeng forces suspension of classes, school activities in Albay

October 27, 2022 – 6:20PM

Tropical Storm Paeng forces suspension of classes, school activities in Albay

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Classes at all levels and other school activities in Albay province were suspended as Tropical Storm “Paeng” threatened the Bicol region on Thursday.

In an advisory, Albay Gov. Noel Rosal said classes in public and private school on Friday until Sunday will be suspended because of the expected moderate or heavy rains.

Local officials were asked to activate the disaster operations center and prepare the residents for possible evacuation.

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Catanduanes suspends classes due to Tropical Storm Paeng

October 27, 2022 – 1:52PM

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The provincial government of Catanduanes has ordered a suspension of classes at all levels on Thursday, Oct. 27, after Tropical Depression Paeng intensified into a tropical storm.

In a memorandum, Gov. Joseph Cua said all in-person and online classes in private and public schools were suspended.

Cua advised people living in high-risk areas to follow evacuation orders and instructions from local officials.

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Evacuation starts in Camarines Sur as Paeng intensifies

October 27,,, 2022 – 12:31PM

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More than 100 people were evacuated from hazard-prone areas in several towns in Camarines Sur province as Tropical Depression Paeng intensified on Thursday, Oct. 27.

Gremil Alexis Naz, Office of Civil Defense Bicol spokesperson, said in a report that officials at Barangay Mambulo Nuevo in Libmanan town evacuated at 8 a.m. four families or 14 people and 35 families, or 110 people, at Barangay Camuning in Calabanga town.

Continuous rains also flooded 24 villages in six towns in the province.

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6 areas under Signal No. 1 as Paeng intensifies into a tropical storm

OCtober 27, 2022 – 12:19PM

Tropical Depression Paeng intensified into a tropical storm on Thursday, and the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has placed six areas under Signal No. 1.

“Paeng is forecast to reach severe tropical storm category within 24 hours and may intensify into a typhoon by Saturday. The occurrence of rapid intensification in the next 72 hours is not ruled out,” Pagasa said in its 11 a.m. bulletin.

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Classes suspended in Bicol due to Paeng

OCtober 27, 2022 – 12:16PM

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Classes were suspended Thursday, Oct. 27, in various areas in the Bicol region due to the inclement weather as Tropical Depression Paeng intensified.

In an advisory, Camarines Norte Gov. Ricarte Padilla suspended classes at all levels in public and private schools due to the heavy rainfall.

On Wednesday, Padilla ordered the preemptive evacuation of residents in high-risk areas.

In Camarines Sur, Gov. Vincenzo Renato Luigi Villafuerte also suspended classes at all levels to give time to school personnel to safeguard their classrooms and for families to prepare for possible evacuation.

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Pagasa: Signal No. 1 in parts of Samar as Tropical Depression Paeng intensifies

October 27, 2022 – 8:11AM

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 was hoisted over several areas as Tropical Depression Paeng intensified  on Thursday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

In its early morning update, Pagasa reported that Paeng was sone 660 kilometers east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 70 kph.

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Bicol on red alert for Paeng; classes suspended in Calabarzon, Visayas

October 27, 2022 – 5:02AM

 A farmer from Baras town in Catanduanes takes advantage of good weather conditions to sun-dry his abaca strips. STORY: Bicol on red alert for Paeng; classes suspended in Calabarzon, Visayas

QUICK DRY | A farmer from Baras town in Catanduanes takes advantage of good weather conditions to sun-dry his abaca strips on Tuesday, before Tropical Depression Paeng brings rains to the island province and the rest of Bicol region. (Photo by MICHAEL B. JAUCIAN/ Inquirer Southern Luzon)

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) on Wednesday placed the Bicol region under “red alert” in anticipation of Tropical Depression Paeng, which is expected to affect the eastern seaboard of Luzon this weekend.

“All assets are ready for deployment and everything is coordinated with various government agencies,” Claudio Yucot, the OCD regional director, said in a statement.

Land travel from mainland Luzon to the island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate, and to the Visayas and Mindanao have been suspended starting Wednesday noon.

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Tropical Depression Paeng may make landfall on Sunday

October 27, 2022 – 3:59AM

Track of Tropical Depression Paeng. STORY: Tropical Depression Paeng make make landfall on Sunday

Tropical Depression Paeng could make landfall in Northern Luzon on Sunday, according to the latest Wednesday update of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

“On the forecast track, a landfall scenario is possible within any of the coastal areas along the eastern portion of mainland Cagayan Valley or the northern portion of Aurora on Sunday,” Pagasa said.

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NDRRMC on red alert for Tropical Depression Paeng, Abra earthquake

October 26, 2022 – 4:227PM

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is on red alert in preparation for Tropical Depression Paeng and the other natural calamities that hit the country.

According to NDRRMC spokesperson Bernardo Alejandro, Paeng is forecast to hit areas in northern Luzon, which was recently ravaged by Tropical Depressions Maymay and Obet, as well as by Typhoon Neneng.

Alejandro said that the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck Abra in northern Luzon on Tuesday night was also a contributing factor in the declaration of the red alert status.

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LPA off Eastern Visayas intensifies into Tropical Depression Paeng; expect heavy rain

October 26, 2022 11:36AM

The LPA off Eastern Visayas intensifies into Tropical Depression Paeng.

Photo from Pagasa

The low-pressure area spotted east of Eastern Visayas has now developed into Tropical Depression Paeng, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Wednesday.

The state weather bureau also warned that Paeng’s trough is seen to bring moderate to heavy with at times intense rain over the region, which is also being affected by the shear line.

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LPA east of Visayas may brew into tropical depression by Wednesday afternoon

OCtober 26, 2022 – 7:57AM

A low pressure area (LPA) within the Philippine area of responsibility may become a tropical depression by Wednesday afternoon, which will be named Paeng, said state meteorologists.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that the LPA is currently 1,010 kilometers east of eastern Visayas.

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