Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Bagyong Juan a.k.a Typhoon Megi

Bagyong Juan with international name Typhoon Megi enter the Philippine area of responsibility last Sunday morning and hit Northern Luzon Monday morning. Isabela is now under State of Calamity, there's no electricity, thousands of people lost their home,trees and post collapsed. Bagyong Juan brought 140 mph of winds and pour heavy rains. 

As of this morning 13 people died and left 8,000 people homeless. Bagyong Juan's strong winds wiped out vehicles and brought trees down, in Pangasinan a mother, her daughter and son died as a tree collapsed and landed in their house.

Over 36 millions crops were damaged and as expected price of some vegetables and other crops will be higher.Secretaries Voltaire Gazmin (Defense) and Corazon Soliman (Social Welfare), NDRRMC executive director Benito Ramos, and representatives of the departments of Agriculture, Health, and Education will do an aerial inspection to assess the damage. 

President Aquino III said "could have been much greater had we not prepared for the storm." PAGASA and other institutions have been preparing just before the typhoon landed in the Philippines.
Before the typhoon landed in the Philippines, typhoon Megi left Vietnam with 41 deaths, including people inside a bus that is swept off by the typhoon. In Thailand 5 died and 55,000 people were affected by this typhoon.

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