Form 2-Situation Update No.1: Typhoon Haima (Lawin), Friday, 21 October 2016 16:00 hrs (UTC+7)

Situation Report
Originally published


  • Super Typhoon Haima made its landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan on 19 October 2016 at 11:00 PM with maximum sustained winds of up to 225 kph and wind gusts up to 315 kph.
    Extremely strong winds in combination with torrential rains were experienced across the northern Luzon region. At 10:00 PM on 20 October 2016, Typhoon Haima exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and all Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals were lifted.

  • The Government of the Philippines, through the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reports an initial assessment that a total of 149, 659 people were affected with 92,002 individuals relocated to 643 evacuation centers, and that a total of Php657.8 M worth of damages were incurred in Regions I, II, III and CAR.

  • The AHA Centre deployed two staff members to Manila, Philippines to liaise and coordinate with the NDRRMC, and two National ASEAN-ERAT members.