On 12 December 2017, the monitored Low Pressure Area east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named “Urduja”. It has intensified into a Tropical Storm as it continued to threaten Samar provinces on 14 December 2017.
Source: DOST-PAGASA Daily Sever Weather Bulletin
Status of Affected Families / Persons
50,653 families or 221,386 persons are affected in 491 barangays in Regions V, VI, VIII and CARAGA (see Table 1).