Severe Tropical Storm Maring ravages Northern Luzon

MANILA, Philippines — The situation in several Northern Luzon areas turned for the worst as Severe Tropical Storm Maring hits Fuga Island in Cagayan.

In the province of Cagayan, which is currently under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2, 1,750 families or 7,116 individuals are currently affected by flooding and have been evacuated from their homes, according to the Cagayan Provincial Information Office (PIO).


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The municipality of Claveria in Cagayan has recorded one death due to drowning.

Authorities are still evacuating affected families, as of this writing.

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TIGNAN: Puspusan ang ginagawang rescue operation ng Task Force Lingkod Cagayan kasama ang PCG, PNP at Marines sa mga…

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Cagayan Provincial Information Office

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Monday, October 11, 2021

Below is the list of rescue and emergency hotlines for residents affected by Maring in Cagayan:

#NewsAdvisory CAGAYAN RESCUE AND EMERGENCY HOTLINES: TUGUEGARAO:NDRRMC- 911-1406 / 912-2665PAGASA- (078) 304-1994/…

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The Northern Forum – Cagayan Valley

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Monday, October 11, 2021


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Meanwhile, the Provincial Disaster Risk and Reduction and Management Office in the province of La Union was also placed under “red alert” due to Maring.

𝗣𝗗𝗥𝗥𝗠𝗢 𝗡𝗔𝗞𝗔-𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗔𝗟𝗘𝗥𝗧 𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗦 𝗗𝗔𝗛𝗜𝗟 𝗦𝗔 𝗦𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗥𝗘 𝗧𝗥𝗢𝗣𝗜𝗖𝗔𝗟 𝗦𝗧𝗢𝗥𝗠 #𝗠𝗔𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚𝗣𝗛Nakikipagtulungan ang Provincial Disaster Risk…

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Provincial Government of La Union

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Monday, October 11, 2021

La Union is currently under Signal No. 1.

La Union residents who may need emergency rescue or assistance can contact the following:

📣𝐋𝐚 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐄𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 𝐇𝐨𝐭𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞‼️🚨Incase of emergency, please contact the following numbers:📞PDRRMO 09989611519(072)…

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Provincial Government of La Union

on

Monday, October 11, 2021

Netizens also quickly took to social media to raise awareness on the current situations in the affected LGUs with #CagayanNeedsHelp hitting the first spot on Philippine trends and #LaUnionNeedsHelp landing at number four on Twitter.

Vice President Leni Robredo also confirmed that the Office of the Vice President’s team is now sending assistance to victims of Maring who are seeking help through social media.

Maring’s eye was last located over the

coastal waters of Aparri (Fuga Island), Cagayan

as of 10:00 p.m. It currently has maximum sustained winds of 95 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 145 kph.

Meanwhile, nine areas in Luzon remain under Signal No. 2 while 15 other areas are under Signal No 1.

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