Philippines

Philippines - Tropical Storm MEGI, update (PAGASA, NDRRMC) (ECHO daily Flash of 14 April 2022)

  • The number of deaths due to floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Storm MEGI reached 76 people (most of them in the Eastern Visayas Region) as reported by the Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

  • In addition, 29 people are still missing, eight others have been injured, approximately 204,000 displaced and more than 920,700 affected. Furthermore, 354 houses have been damaged or destroyed, 270 roads and 12 bridges affected.

  • For the next 24 hours, moderate rain with isolated thunderstorms is forecast over Eastern Visayas, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Dinagat Islands while light rain is expected across the rest of the Philippines.