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NDRRMC Update: Situational Report No. 14 re Preparedness Measures and Effects for Severe Tropical Storm (STS) "RAMON" (I.N. KALMAEGI), 20 November 2019, 6:00 PM

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I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

"RAMON" WEAKENS INTO A SEVERE TROPICAL STORM (STS) WHILE MOVING FURTHER INLAND OVER CAGAYAN.

On 20 November 2019, 4:00 PM, the LPA (formerly "RAMON") was estimated based in the vicinty of Carranglan, Nueva Ecija (16.1 °N, 120.9°E). All tropical cyclone warnings due to RAMON have been lifted. However, strong to gale force winds will still prevail over Batanes and Babuyan Islands while occasional gusty conditions may be experienced over the rest Northern Luzon due to the surge of Northeast Monsoon.

II. EFFECTS

A. Incident Monitored

Flooding Incident in Odiongan, Romblon

On 15 November 2019 at about 8:00 AM, a flooding incident was reported in Barangays Bangon, Tulay, Poctoy, Mayha, Taboboan in Odiongan Romblon due to continuous heavy rains. Affected families in Barangay Bangon were evacuated to the Barangay Hall. The number of evacuees is still being assessed. At around 11:00 AM on the same day, flood water had already subsided hence, the evacuees in Barangay Bangon returned to their respective homes.

NO CHANGES FROM PREVIOUS SITREP

B. Affected Population (TAB A)

  • A total of 2,902 families / 10,459 persons were affected in 170 barangays in Regions II, V, and CAR.

  • Of which, a total of 1,514 families / 4,972 persons are taking temporary shelter in 91 evacuation centers while 86 families / 308 persons are served outside ECs.

Source: DSWD DROMIC Report #6 re TS “RAMON” as of 19 November 2019, 6:00 PM