On 30 May 2021 at around 3:00 PM, the center of Tropical Depression "Dante" was estimated based on all available data at 835 km East of Mindanao (6.4°N, 132.7°E). On the same date, “Dante” intensified into a Tropical Storm while moving northwestward over the Philippine sea. On 01 June 2021 at around 8:30 PM, “Dante” made its first landfall in Sulat, Eastern Samar. On 02 June 2021, it made another landfall in Cataingan, Masbate at 1:00 AM, third in Balud, Masbate at 3:30 AM, fourth landfall over Romblon, Romblon, fifth landfall over San Agustin, Romblon at 8:50 AM, sixth landfall over Pola, Oriental Mindoro at 2:00 PM, seventh landfall in Tingloy, Batangas at 7:20 PM and lastly, “Dante” made its eighth landfall in Calatagan, Batangas at 8:00 PM. On 04 June 2021, Tropical Storm “Dante” left Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and decelerated while moving north northeastward towards southern Taiwan. However, on the same day, Tropical Storm “Dante” re-entered PAR as it weakened into Tropical Depression. On 05 June 2021, “Dante” left the PAR. Source: DOST-PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin
I. Status of Affected Families / Persons
A total of 30,892 families or 129,015 persons were affected in 509 barangays in Regions III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, XI, XII and Caraga (see Table 1)
II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons
a. Inside Evacuation Centers
There are 17 families or 53 persons currently taking temporary shelter in two (2) evacuation centers in Regions VI (see Table 2).
b. Outside Evacuation Centers
There are 21 families or 105 persons temporarily staying with their relatives and/or friends in Region XII (see Table 3).