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Philippines: NDRRMC Update - Situation Report No. 11 re Effects of Low Pressure Area (LPA)

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DATE: 10 February 2011, 6:00 AM

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

A. BACKGROUND

- The Low Pressure Area (LPA) which prevailed since January 31, 2011 to February 07, 2011 brought widespread rains over Visayas and Mindanao and triggered the occurrence of flashfloods, landslides, big waves, sea mishaps, tornado, storm surge and overflowing of rivers and creeks in 14 provinces in eight (8) regions

B. EFFECTS

1. INCIDENTS MONITORED (Details on Tab A)

- Areas affected by flood were Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur in CARAGA; Capiz in Region VI; Southern Leyte in Region VIII; Misamis Oriental (Gingoog City and Talisayan), Camiguin Province and Misamis Occidental (Ozamiz City) in Region X; Compostela Valley Province (Maco and Compostela) in Region XI; and Sulu Province (Jolo, Panamao, Pangutaran and Hadji Panglima Tahil) in ARMM

- Flood waters in all areas of CARAGA have subsided except in the 14 barangays in Mainit, Surigao del Norte, 3 barangays in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte and 2 barangays in San Luis, Agusan del Sur. Lake Mainit is slowly receding

- Areas affected by landsides were Lingig, Surigao del Sur in CARAGA and Talisayan, Misamis Oriental in Region X

- There were three (3) sea mishaps reported involving M/V Carrelyn 3, Maricaban Island; Fishing Boat "Daner" in Claveria, Masbate and a motorized pump boat in Bohol; disease outbreak in San Ricardo, Southern Leyte and the overflowing of rivers and creeks in Surigao del Norte and Camiguin Island

- A tornado occurred in Brgy Malaya, Banga, South Cotabato on February 5, 2011 due to heavy rains associated with strong winds - A storm surge occurred in Tawi Tawi Province on February 2, 2011 affecting two (2) island municipalities namely South Ubian and Tandubas and six (6) coastal barangays namely: Bunay Bunay Tong, Bunay Bunay Center, Bunay Bunay Lookan, Likod Tabawan, Naugan and Lahay-Lahay due to strong wave.