October 7, 2021 | 12:20
MANILA, Philippines – Authorities are validating reports that two people have died as a result of Tropical Depression Lannie which dumped rains in central Philippines earlier this week.
The National Council for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management confirmed this in its situation report at 8:00 a.m. on October 7.
The NDRRMC also registered 8,048 people or 1,701 families in 21 barangays affected by Lannie in the Mimaropa and Western Visayas regions.
Of these, 179 people or 55 families sought refuge in 55 evacuation centers while 69 people or 20 families remained with family or friends during the storm.
The Council said they also estimate at least P12 225,109.47 damage to agriculture in the Western Visayas region.
The NDRRMC also monitored two non-passable roads in the Western Visayas region. Eight roads that were also previously affected are now passable, the NDRRMC said.
Two towns or municipalities suffered a power outage or blackout during the Lannie attack, but electricity was already restored to those areas.
There were 78 ports that reportedly ceased operations or suspended voyages. Of these, 37 ports had already resumed their activities in the regions of MIMAROPA and the Central Visayas.
The NDRRMC also said 16 houses were partially damaged while three were totally damaged in the Western Visayas region because of Lannie.
Lannie left the Philippine zone responsibility early Wednesday morning. – Kristine Joy Patag
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LAST UPDATE: October 6, 2021 – 8:26 a.m.
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October 6, 2021 – 8:26 a.m.
Tropical Depression Lannie left the Philippines area of responsibility at 5 a.m., PAGASA weather specialist Ariel Rojas said in an interview with the ANC.
However, it will still bring cloudy skies with scattered rains in Metro Manila, central Luzon, Calabarzon and Mimaropa.
October 6, 2021 – 8:18 a.m.
Tropical Depression Lannie is expected to leave the Philippines area of responsibility on Wednesday morning.
State meteorological office PAGASA said the trough in the weather disturbances could bring rains to the western part of Mimaropa.
At 4 a.m., Lannie was located 670 km west of the town of Calapan, in Oriental Mindoro with winds of 45 kh and gusts of 55 km / h. It is moving west and northwest at 25 km / h.
October 5, 2021 – 11:26 a.m.
All tropical cyclone warning signals have been lifted as Tropical Depression Lannie moves over the western Philippine Sea.
At 10 a.m., Lannie was located 165 km west of Coron, Palawan, with maximum winds of 45 km / h and gusts of up to 55 km / h. It is moving west and northwest at 25 km / h.
State weather office PAGASA said Lannie would be leaving the Philippines area of responsibility on Wednesday afternoon or evening.
October 5, 2021 – 8:09 am
Signal # 1 is still in place on the northern part of Palawan (El Nido, Taytay, Dumaran, Araceli) including the Calamian Islands due to the tropical Lannie depression.
At 7 a.m., Lannie was located over the coastal waters of El Nido, Palawan with winds of 45 km / h and gusts of 55 km / h. It is moving northwest at 25 km / h.
PAGASA says Lannie will continue to track northwest and west to northwest over the West Philippine Sea away from the country until tomorrow.
October 5, 2021 – 7:31 a.m.
Tropical Depression Lannie is believed to make another landing near the northern mainland Palawan or the Calamian Islands on Tuesday morning, according to state weather bureau PAGASA.
At 4 a.m., Lannie was located 90 km northwest of Cuyo, Palawan or 70 km southeast of Coron, winds 45 km / h at Palawan and gusts of 55 km / h.
Signal n ° 1 is raised on the south-western part of Romblon (Odiongan, Looc, Alcantara, Ferrol, Santa Fe, San José), the southern part of Oriental Mindoro (Roxas, Mansalay, Bulalacao), the southern part of Mindoro western (Calintaan, Rizal, San Jose, Magsaysay) and the northern part of Palawan (El Nido, Taytay, Dumaran, Araceli) including the Calamian and Cuyo islands, Antique and the western part of Aklan (Madalag, Malinao, Ibajay, Nabas, Malay, Buruanga).