Almost 8,000 people affected by Goring — NDRRMC | Inquirer News

Almost 8,000 people affected by Goring — NDRRMC

/ 05:41 PM August 28, 2023

Goring triggers floods in Ilocos Sur, Cagayan

MOVING Disaster response personnel begin to look for residents who need evacuation in Abuor and Margaay in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, on Saturday (August 26,2023). Heavy rains spawned by the southwest monsoon enhanced by Supertyphoon “Goring” (international name: Saola) triggered floods. (File photo courtesy of NARVACAN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE)

MANILA, Philippines — Almost 8,000 people in six regions nationwide have been affected by typhoon Goring, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s (NDRRMC) reported on Monday.

NDRRMC said of the 7,919 affected persons, most are in Cagayan Valley at 2,020; Western Visayas, 1,233; Ilocos region, 995; Calabarzon, 649; Mimaropa, 455; and Cordillera Administrative Region, 349.


A total of 665 persons from Ilocos, Calabarzon, and Mimaropa were preemptively evacuated.


No casualties were reported so far.

The total damage to infrastructure is at P40,000.

NDRRMC has yet to receive reports on the cost of the typhoon’s damage to agriculture.

Goring weakened from a super typhoon into a typhoon category on Monday morning.

However, it is expected to become a super typhoon again on Tuesday, the state weather bureau warned.



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