Ambo Makes Landfall In San Policarpio (PHOTOS)
BAGYONG AMBO – Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Philippines faces another storm – Ambo, which has made landfall in San Policarpio.
In recent days, the Philippines had been facing record-breaking temperatures. However, this was quickly followed by heavy rains in certain areas of the country.
As such, PAGASA warned areas close to North Samar to brace for the coming of Ambo. Sadly, for the residents of San Policarpio, Eastern Samar, the storm hit hard when it reached land.
Typhoon Ambo was last spotted at around 230 kilometers east of the town of Catarman, Camarines Sur.
It is packed with maximum sustained winds of 150 kilometers per hour and gusts of about 185 kilometers per hour. It is moving westward at about 15 kilometers per hour.
Here are photographs uploaded by Facebook page Viral Videos:
As you could see in the photographs, the winds were strong enough to send rooftops flying. Furthermore, trees were uprooted, large branches fell, leaving the streets in ruin.
Even amid the coronavirus crisis the Philippines is facing, the country is faced with another storm. The photographs quickly went viral and netizens gave their sympathies to those affected.
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