Philippines - Tropical Cyclone KAMMURI update (DG ECHO, GDACS, JTWC, PAGASA, NDRRMC)(ECHO Daily Flash of 5 December 2019)

  • Tropical Cyclone KAMMURI (TISOY in The Philippines) continues to weaken as it moves south-west over the South China Sea. On 5 December at 0.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 550 km east of central-western coast of Vietnam, with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (tropical storm).
  • According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), as of 5 December, the death toll stands at 13 (7 in Mimaropa, 4 in Eastern Visayas and 2 in Calabarzon) and 34 people have been injured. At least 387,378 have been displaced (of which 364,003 are sheltered in 2,744 government designated evacuation centres) and 495,408 people affected. A total of 8,749 houses have been reported damaged as well as 135 schools. 18 roads and 21 bridges have also been closed.
  • KAMMURI will continue south, weakening to a tropical depression, with maximum sustained winds up to 56 km/h.
  • For the next 24 hours, heavy rain is forecast over Northern Luzon, Aurora, and Northern Quezon and rough seas are still expected over the northern and central coast of Luzon.