Philippines

DSWD DROMIC Report #2 on Typhoon “KIKO” as of 12 September 2021, 6PM

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I. Situation Overview

Issued at 5 PM, 12 September 2021, “KIKO” SLIGHTLY WEAKENS AND IS NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY.

  • The center of the eye of Typhoon “KIKO” was located based on all available data at 525 km North of Itbayat, Batanes (25.5°N, 122.4°E) (outside the PAR).

Heavy Rainfall:

  • Typhoon “KIKO” will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon, bringing monsoon rains over Batanes, Babuyan Islands, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, and the western section of Central Luzon in the next 24 hours. Under these conditions, scattered to widespread flooding (including flash floods) and rain-induced landslides are possible especially in areas that are highly or very highly susceptible to these hazard as identified in hazard maps.

Severe Winds:

  • All Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal is now lifted. However, in the next 24 hours, the enhanced Southwest Monsoon will bring occasional gusts reaching strong breeze to near gale strength over the coastal and upland/mountain areas of Northern Luzon, Central Luzon, Metro Manila, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA.

Track:

  • Typhoon “KIKO” left the Philippine Area of Responsibility at 1:10 PM today. In the next 24 hours, the typhoon is forecast to move generally northward over the East China Sea heading towards eastern China. Further weakening will continue throughout the forecast period but “KIKO” will remain within typhoon category.

Source: DOST-PAGASA Weather Advisory

II. Status of Affected Areas and Population

A total of 1,847 families or 5,990 persons were affected by Typhoon “Kiko” in 111 Barangays in Regions I, II and CAR (see Table 1).

III. Status of Displaced Population

a. Inside Evacuation Centers

There are 36 families or 108 persons currently taking temporary shelter in three (3) evacuation centers in Region II (see Table 2).

b. Outside Evacuation Centers

There are 14 families or 52 persons temporarily staying with their relatives and/or friends in Regions II and CAR (see Table 3).

c. Total Displaced Population

There are 50 families or 160 persons still displaced in Regions II and CAR due to Typhoon “Kiko” (see Table 4).