Philippines

Philippines: NDRRMC Update - Situation Report No. 8 re Effects of Low Pressure Area (LPA)

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DATE: 06 February 2011, 6:00 PM

Sources: DOST-PAGASA, EASTMINCOM AF; PNP; PCG; OCDRCs V, Vlll, X, Xl, ARMM, and CARAGA

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

A. BACKGROUND

The Low Pressure Area (LPA) which prevailed since January 31, 2011 to February 04, 2011 brought widespread rains over Visayas and Mindanao and triggered the recurrence of flashfloods, landslides and big waves in eleven (11) provinces of Regions VIII, X, XI, CARAGA and ARMM.

B. EFFECTS

1. INCIDENTS MONITORED FROM JANUARY 31 TO FEBRUARY 04, 2011

a) FLOODING

CARAGA

Agusan del Norte - Sitio Kasilak, Brgy. Tal-ao and Brgy_ 7 in Buenavista; Brgy. Panaytayon and Brgy. Basilisa in Remedios T. Romualdez. Flood waters already subsided in some areas.

Regionx

Misamis Oriental (Gingoog City and Talisayan); Camiguin Province; Misamis Occidental (Ozamiz City) were flooded. Flood victims were evacuated to the Brgy. Hail stage, multi-purpose center, 2 chapels and waiting shed.

Region XI

Compostela Valley (Purok 2, Brgy_ Panibasan in lvlaco and Compostela, Compostela Valley Province on February 02, 2011 due to continuous rains. Forty-five (45) families were evacuated to the gymnasium of Compostela.

ARMM

Sulu Province (14 barangays were affcted: 8 in Jolo namely: Walled City, Alat, Chinese Pier, Asturias, Takut-Takut, Tulay, San Raymundo and Kasangayan; one (1) in Panamao; one (1) in Pangutaran; and four (4) in Hadji Panglima Tahil. Flood waters in Jolo receded on February 04, 2011 except in some low-lying areas.