Some Streets in Cagayan de Oro Not Passable Due to Flooding

Typhoon Odette Makes Some Streets in Cagayan de Oro Not Passable Due to Flooding

Some streets in Cagayan de Oro City were not passable anymore due to the flooding brought by Typhoon Odette.

On Thursday (December 16, 2021), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration reported that Typhoon Odette slightly intensifies and will bring inclement weather condition over parts of the country.

Typhoon Odette has been last spotted at 175 kilometers east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. It has maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 230 kph as it moves 25 kph at a west northwestward direction.

Odette brings heavy rains and strong winds over numerous provinces in the archipelago. PAGASA even raised tropical cyclone wind signal and gale warning over several areas. It also causes massive flooding in the affected areas.

The Roads and Traffic Administration of Cagayan de Oro City reported that some roads in the province are not passable due to flooding. Here is the list of affected roads:

  • Entering Apovel Subd.
  • Villarin St.
  • Kauswagan Highway-NHA (northbound)
  • CM. Recto-Osmeña to USTP
  • Osmeña Extn.
  • Corrales Extn. (CU to Gaabucayan St.)
  • Kagay-an Bridge

Meanwhile, the authorities prohibit the entry to Max Suniel Street and Villarin Street. Moderate vehicles can still pass in the following roads:

  • Apovel Crossing-PN. Roa
  • Kauswagan Highway going to Bulua Crossing
  • Kauswagan (City Engineers Cmpd.)
  • Pimentel St. (Oasis)

Light vehicles can still pass along Camaman-an-Bolonsori and J. R Borja (Ma. Reyna Hospital.

Flooding Flooding

Brgy. 26 in Cagayan de Oro City is now submerged in floodwaters due to incessant rains brought by the typhoon. The City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Department raised a yellow warning in the area and encouraged the residents to evacuate.

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