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LIVE updates: Philippines typhoon Glenda/Rammasun kills 94, potential typhoon Henry in the way

Typhoon Rammasun (local name Glenda) is the seventh storm of the season to be named by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Typhoon Rammasun is expected to be first typhoon to impact the Philippines in over eight months. Below are recent updates of Typhoon Glenda in the Philippines.

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Update 2014-07-21, 05:45 UTC

The number of persons who died due to the typhoon Glenda has risen to 94 while the amount of typhoon damage has exceeded P7 billion.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), the majority of fatalities (67) are from Calabarzon region.

Update 2014-07-19, 10:15 UTC

Death toll has risen to 77 with 220 injured and 5 missing. Typhoon Glenda has displaced a total of 97,055 families or 518,764 persons.

Currently Obando, Bulacan; Cavite; Laguna; Albay; Camarines Sur; Tigaon, Camarines Sur; Bula, Camarines Sur; Naga City; Samar are under state of calamity.

Update 2014-07-17, 15:10 UTC

According to the report published by National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, the death toll from Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) has risen to 40 as of Thursday afternoon.

Another tropical depression is spotted by PAGASA, 990 kilometers east of Northern Mindanao. It is expected to enter PAR on Saturday. It has maximum sustained winds of 45 kph and would be named Henry once it enters PAR

Update 2014-07-17, 05:00 UTC

Typhoon Glenda is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), located 480 km west southwest of Dagupan City. Tropical Storm Risk has downgraded Glenda to a category 1 storm on a scale of one to five as it headed northwest towards China.
The storm destroyed about 7,000 houses and damaged 19,000. 


38 people dead, 10 injured, 8 missing, as of 6 a.m., July 17, 2014 (local time)

State of Calamity

Albay, Camarines Sur and Naga City

Update 2014-07-16, 20:15 UTC

Typhoon Glenda has claimed lives of twenty persons and injured seven people.  At least five people are reported to be missing.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council, Typhoon Glenda has also affected 105,520 families or 505,264 individuals.

Here is the list of areas with class suspensions  for July 17, 2014 (provided by Department of Education).

- Camarines Sur (until July 18)
- San Juan City
- Marikina City
- Mandaluyong City
- Muntinlupa City
- Navotas City
- Pateros
- Batangas
- Laguna
- Bataan
- Makati City
- San Mateo, Rizal
- Angono, Rizal
- Malabon City
- Paranaque City
- Cavite province

- Pasay City
- Taguig (public only)
- Quezon City
- Antipolo City
- Cainta, Rizal
- Taytay, Rizal

- Pasig City

Update 2014-07-16, 03:20 UTC

Typhoon Glenda did not cause any major damage to the city of Manila, Mayor Joseph Estrada said Wednesday - GMA News

Estrada said some 1,000 individuals living near Manila Bay were rescued and evacuated due to the weather disturbance.

Update 2014-07-16, 03:00 UTC

Death toll from Typhoon Glenda has risen to three
At least three people in Cavite province were killed in the wake of bad weather conditions from Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun), GMA News Network has written quoting the Governor Juanito Victor "Jonvic" Remulla
Fatalities included a 22-year-old man, an 11-month-old girl, and a senior citizen.

Update 2014-07-16, 02:30 UTC

First fatality from Typhoon Glenda has been reported in Philippines.
One woman was killed on neighbouring Samar island on Tuesday night when she was hit by an electricity post, the spokeswoman of the government's disaster management council, Mina Marasigan, told AFP.

Update 2014-07-16, 02:35 UTC

PAGASA has issued an orange rainfall warning for  Metro Manila, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal.

The Office of the President has suspended works in government offices and classes in all levels, both public and private, in the National Capital Region and in areas under typhoon signal no. 2 on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 upon the recommendation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

Update 2014-07-15, 23:15 UTC

Yellow alert (flooding) has been issued in Metro Manila, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon and Rizal.

At 7:00 AM today (local time) , the eye of Typhoon Glenda was located over Imus, Cavite (14.4N,120.9E).

Update 2014-07-15, 20:00 UTC

Typhoon Glenda is expected to cross Metro Manila early this morning (local time) and exit landmass via Zambales by noon today.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 30 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 500 km diameter of the Typhoon.

Update 2014-07-15, 17:55 UTC

PAGASA has issued a yellow rainfall warning for  Metro Manila, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Tarlac and Zambales, which means possible flooding in low-lying areas and in Metro Manila. The public and the disaster risk reduction and management councils concerned are advised to monitor the weather.

Update 2014-07-15, 16:05 UTC

According to the Tropical Cyclone warning issued by PAGASA at 11:00 pm local time, Glenda was located 65 km Southeast of Alabat, Quezon. Typhoon Glenda is expected to cross Metro Manila before noon tomorrow and exit Landmass via Zambales by Wednesday evening.


Update 2014-07-15, 13:15 UTC

Three fishermen have been missing in northern Philippine province of Catanduanes when typhoon Rammasun made landfall in Albay province around 5 p. m. local time on Tuesday.

More than 60,000 families in the eastern Philippine province of Bicol left their homes as a precaution against typhoon Rammasun which is expected to make landfall Tuesday night in Legazpi City, Xinhua News Agency has written quoting a local disaster relief official.

Typhoon Rammasun is expected to raise waves as high as 5 to 7 meters in the east of the South China Sea from Wednesday noon to Thursday noon, with yellow alerts issued by the National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center.

Update 2014-07-15, 11:25 UTC

Here is the list of areas with class suspensions  for July 16, 2014 (provided by Department of Education).


    Muntinlupa City
    Parañaque City
    Mandaluyong City
    Quezon City
    Navotas City
    Marikina City
    Pasay City
    Valenzuela City
    Malabon City
    Makati City
    Pasig City
    San Juan City
    Caloocan City
    Taguig City
    Antipolo City
    Las Piñas
    Manila City
    Rizal (Angono, Binangonan, Baras, Tanay, Taytay, Teresa, Jalajala, Pililia, Cainta, Morong, San Mateo, Montalban)
    Bulacan (Malolos, San Jose del Monte, Balagtas, Calumpit, Bulakan, Norzagaray, San Miguel, Pulilan, Hagonoy, San Rafael, Guiguinto, Bocaue)
    Province of Cavite
    Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija

Update 2014-07-15, 08:00 UTC

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has prepared a total of 35,918 family food packs, 45,473 assorted food items, and 105,601 assorted non-food items ready for distribution to local government units (LGUs).

Update 2014-07-15, 04:12 UTC

As of 4:00 a.m., July 15, 2014, typhoon Glenda was located 270 km east of Legazpi City, and moving west at 20 kph. Typhoon Glenda is expected to make landfall over Albay-Sorsogon area this evening.

According to the Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, more than 1,300 villages are advised about floods or landslides.

Here is the list of areas with class suspensions  for July 15, 2014 (provided by Department of Education).









Related Post: List of recent natural calamities in Philippines

About Philippine typhoon Glenda/ Rammasun (2014)

Typhoon Rammasun (local name Glenda) is the ninth officially named storm and the seventh storm of the season to be named by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Typhoon Rammasun is expected to be first typhoon to impact the Philippines in over eight months. Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 claimed lives of more than 6,000 people. It was the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record.

Moderate to heavy rainfall is also expected in Taiwan.

Original post: Natural Disasters List July 15, 2014

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