TYPHOON CAUSES MAJOR FLOODING IN PHILIPPINE CAPITAL

12 nov 2020

TYPHOON CAUSES MAJOR FLOODING IN PHILIPPINE CAPITAL

On thursday the third typhoon to hit the storm-battered philippines and many were trapped inside the rooftops and claiming at least one life in another part of the country. claiming at least one life in another part of the country wind was upto 155 kilometres (96 miles) per hour across Luzon after making landfall overnight. This rain basically shut down the Manila and with people of around 22 million. Rouel Santos, 53, a retired disaster officer in Rizal province said that "A lot of places are submerged. Many people are crying for help,". The weather service warned of life-threatening storm surges several metres (feet) high along parts of the coast, including in Manila, that could inundate low-lying areas.This storm was hit by a average of 20 storms and typhoons every year in this disaster. Swathes of Bicol remain without power and with only limited or no telecommunication services after Goni -- the most powerful typhoon so far this year -- toppled power lines, flattened houses and flooded roads.