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DSWD DROMIC Report #4 on Typhoon “JOLINA” as of 09 September 2021, 6PM

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I. Situation Overview

Issued at 5:00 PM, 09 September 2021, “JOLINA” accelerates as it moves Westward over the West Philippine Sea.

Hazard Affecting Land Areas:

Heavy Rainfall

  • In the next 24 hours, light to moderate with at times heavy rains may be experienced over Palawan, Western Visayas, and Zamboanga Peninsula. For more information, see the Weather Advisory #2 for Southwest Monsoon and the 24-Hour Public Weather Forecast issued at 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM today, respectively.

  • Under these conditions, isolated to widely scattered flooding (including flash floods) and rain-induced landslides are still possible especially in areas that are highly or very highly susceptible to these hazard as identified in hazard maps.

Severe Winds

  • Strong winds (strong breeze to near gale conditions) associated with the enhanced Southwest Monsoon will be experienced over Palawan throughout the passage of the storm.

Track and Intensity Outlook:

  • “JOLINA” is forecast to continue moving generally westward over the West Philippine Sea and exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this afternoon or evening.

  • “JOLINA” is forecast to re-intensify and may reach severe tropical storm category this evening. Furthermore, the storm may reach typhoon category tomorrow evening or Wednesday early morning.

At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm “JOLINA” was estimated based on all available data at 410 km West of Dagupan City, Pangasinan (16.1°N, 116.5°E).

Source: DOST-PAGASA Tropical Cyclone Bulletin

II. Status of Affected Areas and Population

A total of 23,921 families or 99,541 persons were affected by Typhoon “Jolina” in 514 Barangays in Regions NCR, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, V, VI, and VIII (see Table 1).