Power outages hit some parts of Zambales

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales – Some towns in this province suffered power interruptions as strong winds brought by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) downed electricity lines on Sunday, Oct. 31.

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In an advisory, Zambales II Electric Cooperative (Zameco II), that serves the southern towns of the province, said that transmission lines managed by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) were down.

It affected the towns of San Marcelino, San Antonio, San Narciso, San Felipe, and Cabangan.

Meanwhile, Zameco I, that serves the northern part of Zambales, also announced that there was no electricity in some parts of Palauig town after trees fell on power lines.

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As of 5 p.m., Sunday, the state weather bureau said Paeng has maintained its strength while moving West Southwestward in Luzon.

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Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 is raised over Cagayan including Babuyan Islands,Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao,

Benguet, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Aurora, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales, Metro Manila, the western and central portions of Batangas (San Nicolas, Calaca, Cuenca, Lian, Tuy, Balayan, Talisay, Agoncillo, San Pascual, Santo Tomas, Bauan, San Jose, Calatagan, San Luis, Lemery, Lipa City, Ibaan, City of Tanauan, Mabini, Mataasnakahoy, Alitagtag, Balete, Tingloy, Nasugbu, Batangas City, Laurel, Santa Teresita, Taal, Malvar), Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, the northwestern portion of Oriental Mindoro (San Teodoro, Puerto Galera, Baco), the northwestern portion of Occidental Mindoro (Abra de Ilog, Mamburao, Paluan, Santa Cruz) including Lubang Islands, and the northern portion of Quezon (General Nakar, Infanta).

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Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief efforts to the families affected by Typhoon Paeng.
Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No.: 007960018860 and through Maya

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