Tropical Depression Vicky Triggers Floods & Landslides Over Parts of PH

Tropical Depression Vicky Causes Floods and Landslides Over Some Parts of the Country

Tropical Depression Vicky brings heavy rains, which triggered flooding and landslides over some parts of the country a few days before Christmas.

On Saturday (December 19, 2020), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration reported that TD Vicky has maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 55 kph.

The tropical cyclone brought moderate to intense rains over CALABARZON, Bicol Region, Visayas, Aurora, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, and the northern and central portions of Palawan including Calamian, Cuyo, and Cagayancillo Islands.

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Vicky also brings light to moderate with occasional heavy rains over Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon.

The weather disturbance has triggered flooding and landslides in Leyte, Cebu, Agusan del Sur, and Davao de Oro. Vicky has also displaced 300 residents in Lapu-Lapu City after damaging 76 houses.

The authorities were able to rescue a minor but two senior citizens have died during a landslide in Mahaplag, Leyte. Monkayo town in Davao de Oro also experienced landslide due to the effects of Vicky. Some areas of Agusan del Sur have been also submerged in floodwaters.

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