As of today Oct 2, 4:00 PM today, the eye of TY “PEPENG” was located based on satellite and surface data at 440 km East of Borongan, Northern Samar (12.5 ° N, 129.1 °E) with a maximum sustained winds of 195 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 230 kph. While as of 5:26pm we experiencing moderate rain.
In Case Emergency What to do:
a. Observe the Characteristic of flood damage
Since the roads are paved with asphalt, huge amount of rainwater can flow into the sewers at once, so drain system cannot work. Eventually rainwater comes out from manholes or side ditches.
Flooding can result in great damage to the underground and underground service areas. When you are in the underground, you should pay attention to rainfall and time span of raining. Speed of running water is so fast that it will be difficult to evacuate up to the ground. If you expect a flood, evacuate as quickly as possible.
b. At Home
Pay attention on weather forecast on radio and tv. Prepared the following: charge your cellphone, your emergency lights, ipod and cook warm soup.
Due to heavy rain, headwater may be swelled quickly. Do not get close to the river, etc. When you are driving if the roads are flooded, evacuate to higher ground. On the walking evacuate immediately up to higher ground over third floor in the building.