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
34,265 families or 138,188 persons were affected by the effects of Tail-End of a Cold Front enhanced by Typhoon “Quiel” in 316 barangays in Regions I, II and CAR (see Table 1).