NDRRMC validating two reported deaths due ‘Lannie’

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October 7, 2021 | 12:20pm

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities are validating reports that two persons died due to Tropical Depression Lannie that dumped rains in central Philippines earlier this week.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council confirmed this in its situation report as of 8:00 a.m. on October 7.

The NDRRMC also recorded 8,048 persons or 1,701 families in 21 barangays affected by Lannie in Mimaropa and Western Visayas regions.

Of these, 179 persons or 55 families sought shelter in 55 evacuation centers while 69 persons or 20 families stayed with their families or friends during the storm.

The Council said they are also estimating at least P12,225,109.47 damage on agriculture in the Western Visayas region.

The NDRRMC also monitored two roads that are not passable in the Western Visayas region. Eight roads were also previously affected are now passable, the NDRRMC said.

Two cities or municipalities experienced power interruption or outage during the onslaught of Lannie, but electricity was already restored in these areas.

There were 78 ports that were reported to have stopped operations or suspended trips. Of these, 37 ports were already resumed operations in the MIMAROPA and Central Visayas regions.

The NDRRMC also said 16 houses were partially damaged while three were totally damaged in the Western Visayas region due to Lannie.

Lannie exited the Philippine area responsibility on Wednesday early morning. — Kristine Joy Patag

As It Happens


LATEST UPDATE: October 6, 2021 – 8:26am

Follow this page for updates on Lannie, the 11th tropical cyclone to enter the Philippines on 2021. — Main photo from JTWC


October 6, 2021 – 8:26am

Tropical Depression Lannie left the Philippine Area of Responsibility at 5 a.m., PAGASA weather specialist Ariel Rojas says in an interview with ANC.

However, it will still bring cloudy skies with scattered rains in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon and Mimaropa.


October 6, 2021 – 8:18am

Tropical Depression Lannie is forecast to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday morning.

State weather bureau PAGASA says the trough of the weather disturbance may bring rains over the western section of Mimaropa.

At 4 a.m., Lannie was located 670 km west of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro with winds of 45 kh and gustiness of 55 kph. It is moving west northwestward at 25 kph.


October 5, 2021 – 11:26am

All tropical cyclone warning signals have been lifted as Tropical Depression Lannie moves over the West Philippine Sea.

At 10 a.m., Lannie was located 165 km west of Coron, Palawan, packing maximum winds of 45 kph and gusts of up to 55 kph. It is moving west northwestward at 25 kph.

State weather bureau PAGASA says Lannie will exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Wednesday afternoon or evening.


October 5, 2021 – 8:09am

Signal No. 1 is still up over the northern portion of Palawan (El Nido, Taytay, Dumaran, Araceli) including Calamian Islands due to Tropical Depression Lannie.

At 7 a.m., Lannie was located over the coastal waters of El Nido, Palawan with winds of 45 kph and gustiness of 55 kph. It is moving northwestward at 25 kph.

PAGASA says Lannie will continue tracking northwestward and west northwestward over the West Philippine Sea away from the country until tomorrow. 


October 5, 2021 – 7:31am

Tropical Depression Lannie is seen to make another landfall in the vicinity of northern mainland Palawan or Calamian Islands on Tuesday morning, state weather bureau PAGASA says.

At 4 a.m., Lannie was located 90 km northwest of Cuyo, Palawan or 70 km south southeast of Coron, Palawan winds of 45 kph and gustiness of 55 kph.

Signal No. 1 is raised over the southwestern portion of Romblon (Odiongan, Looc, Alcantara, Ferrol, Santa Fe, San Jose), the southern portion of Oriental Mindoro (Roxas, Mansalay, Bulalacao), the southern portion of Occidental Mindoro (Calintaan, Rizal, San Jose, Magsaysay), and the northern portion of Palawan (El Nido, Taytay, Dumaran, Araceli) including Calamian and Cuyo Islands, Antique and the western portion of Aklan (Madalag, Malinao, Ibajay, Nabas, Malay, Buruanga).
 



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