Catanduanes Faces Landslide, Flood Caused by Typhoon Ulysses

Catanduanes Faced w/ New Typhoon Impacts After Rolly

CATANDUANES – The province is now faced with landslide and flood as triggered by typhoons Ulysses and Rolly.

Every year, PAGASA records several tropical storms entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility. Some of these storms did not cause damages while others brought heavy flooding, damages in structures, and loss of lives.

2020 is coming to an end and a new is about to start. However, reports from the weather agency stated that there are still storms that may enter PAR before this year bids goodbye.

Typhoon Rolly recently hit the country. It brought heavy flooding to several areas in the nation and deaths were also recorded as caused by the calamity. While many areas have yet to recover from Rolly, another tropical storm entered PAR – Typhoon Ulysses.

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One of the areas affected by Typhoon Ulysses is Catanduanes. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the tropical storm triggered flood and landslide. The latter affected a portion of the highway in Barangay Marinawa.

According to the report, Catanduanes has yet to recover to Rolly which brought damages to its infrastructure and agriculture. Almost 90% damages were incurred by the province and now new impacts were brought by Ulysses.

Yesterday, PAGASA has placed the province under Tropical Storm Wind Cyclone Signal No. 3. A lot of residents were evacuated over foreseen heavy rains.

Catanduanes Landslide
Photo Credit: ABS-CBN News

Aside from the province, Typhoon Ulysses also brought flood to Rizal. A lot of people had to go up to the roof of their houses as the flood water started to climb.

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