Philippines

Philippines – Tropical Cyclone Nock-Ten/Nina Update (ECHO, PAGASA, NDRRMC, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 December 2016)

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  • In the last 24 hours TC NOCK-TEN continued moving west-northwest, making five landfalls in Philippines: in Cataduanes, Camarines Sur, Quezon, Provinces Mariduque and Batangas. Strong winds up to 250 km/h and heavy rain affected the landfall areas. More than 380 000 people have been evacuated and almost 73 000 people have been affected by TC NOCK-TEN.

  • No casualties have been reported. Almost 12 000 passenger have been stranded in ports and more than 80 flights were cancelled or rescheduled. Some power disruptions have been reported.

  • For the next 24 hours TC NOCK-TEN is forecasted to move in the same direction at a speed of 20km/h, weakening to a Tropical Storm.