On 05 November 2019, the Tropical Depression West Southwest of Iba, Zambales has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was named “Quiel”. It has intensified into a Tropical Storm on the same day while moving eastward. “Quiel” and the Tail-End of a Cold Front brought moderate with occasional heavy rains over Northern Luzon particularly in Ilocos Region, Batanes, Cagayan and Apayao. On 07 November 2019, “Quiel” has intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) while moving slowly eastward. It became a Typhoon on 08 November 2019 as it moved southwestward. It exited PAR on 09 November 2019 and the Tail-End of a Cold Front continues to affect Northern Luzon.
Source: PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin
I. Status of Affected Families / Persons
22,318 families or 92,285 persons were affected by the effects of Tail-End of a Cold Front enhanced by Typhoon “Quiel” in 236 barangays in Regions I, II and CAR (see Table 1).
II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons
a. Inside Evacuation Centers
There are 938 families or 3,644 persons taking temporary shelter in 39 evacuation centers in Regions II and CAR (see Table 2).
b. Outside Evacuation Centers
579 families or 2,212 persons are currently staying with their relatives and/or friends in Regions II and CAR (see Table 3).