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11 Jul 1986 description


UNDRO 86/1653

PHILIPPINES - TYPHOON PEGGY
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
11 JULY 1986

1. UNDRO/UNDP REPRESENTATIVE MANILA REPORTS THAT TYPHOON GADING (CODENAME PEGGY) OF MAGNITUDE 5.5 HIT REGIONS I (ILOCOS) III (CENTRAL LUZON), IV (SOUTHERN TAGALOS) AND METRO MANILA ON 9 JULY 1986. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, U.S.A., REPORTS TYPHOON REACHED SOUTHERN CHINA TODAY WITH MAGNITUDE 4.0.

2. INITIAL STATISTICS ARE 19 DEAD, 3 MISSING, 3 INJURED. DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, INFRASTRUCTURE DUE TO FLOODS, LANDSLIDES. WATER LEVEL CAGAYAN AND PINAKANAWAN RIVERS STILL RISING.