Typhoon Juan / Megi: Relief Efforts

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding Typhoon Juan relief efforts. Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

Fast Facts

  • Typhoon Milenyo (international name: Xangsane) was a category 4 typhoon with maximum wind speeds at 215 km/h. [source]
  • Ondoy (international name: Ketsana) dropped 455mm (17.5 in) of rain on Metro Manila on 26 September 2009. [source]
  • Pepeng (international name: Parma) dropped heavy rains on Northern Luzon and made landfall three times.
  • Text of Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, passed in the wake of Ondoy. (PDF) Part 1 (http://bit.ly/ah9VOB); Part 2 (http://bit.ly/d1S0gf) [via @lawinnovations] [07/13 13:07]
  • #Typhoon #Juan #Megi world’s strongest typhoon for 2010: http://bit.ly/9hJG51 [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 13:24]
  • Typhoon Megi/Juan is strongest storm in world only since 2005, and strongest storm in Pacific since 1990. [via CNN]

HOTLINES

  • DSWD-CAR’s Quick Action Response Team on Duty, disaster operation hotline numbers (074) 444-3209, 3043949 and 442-7917 [via @dswdserve] [10/18 15:18]
  • Laoag-based Ilocos Center for Research, Empowerment and Development (ICRED) hotine 077-7731031 http://bit.ly/dywDRj [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:47]
  • Tuguegarao-based Center for Relief and Rehabilitation Services (CRRS) hotline 078-8462758 #Juan #Megi [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:46]
  • Cordillera Disaster Response and Development Services hotline 074-4426108 http://bit.ly/c2eFRv [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:45]
  • Philippine Red Cross hotlines: [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:34]
    • 078-6223248, 0918-8618432 (Isabela)
    • 078-8462881 (Cagayan)
    • 074-4424036, 0919-5603314 (Baguio)
  • Emergency hotlines (via abs-cbnnews.com/weather) http://ow.ly/2UXPT [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/18 13:06]
  • PRC Chairman Richard J. Gordon alerts all Philippine Red Cross staff & volunteers for Typhoon Juan’s possible onslaught.Call us at 527-0000. [via @philredcross] [10/18 12:58]

CALL FOR RELIEF

  • Admit One
    • Reminding everyone to drop off relief goods tomorrow night at Admit One in Sagu… http://kvs.co/1q7T [via @patriciamalay] [10/19 21:29]
  • Gawad Kalinga
    • We are continuously accepting donations. Your generosity will provide hope and roofs(literally) to the destructed homes. [via @GawadKalingaHQ] [10/21 18:07]
    • Ways on how you can be involved and donate:http://gk1world.com/give-to-the-victims #labankayJuanparakayJuan [via @GawadKalingaHQ] [10/21 17:20]
    • For donation/volunteer inquiries, call GK Secretariat at 718 1738 to 41 and 0932 976 6175/0917 523 9777. [via @GawadKalingaHQ] [10/19 21:00]
    • Gawad Kalinga needs trucks bound for Isabella. Time of Departure is at 2AM later from Puregold Shaw. [via @LakanBautista] [10/19 18:38]
    • GK OPERATION WALANG IWANAN ACTIVATED! Please gather donations of food,clothes,toiletries,cleaning mats: pala,piko w… http://twtw.co/a5m08o [via @JeanneCarmel] [10/18 19:50]
  • Philippine Red Cross
    • Volunteer Alert: We need volunteers to pack relief goods today at Philippine Red Cross http://wp.me/pW0QH-1p [via @macoiykolokoy] [10/19 11:30]
    • Repacking of relief goods at 1:00 PM today in Port Area, Manila. Need volunteers! For more info, Call us at (02)527-0862.Thanks! [via @philredcross] [10/19 09:45]
  • RockEd Philippines
    • If you want to donate clothes for Isabela. Here are the donation points. (7pm onward) http://bit.ly/bgXfyl [via @GangBadoy] [10/21 17:56]
    • DONATE CLOTHES for N. Luzon- Here are the drop off points. We need more volunteers to collect & drive to QC. http://bit.ly/bgXfyl CALL! [via @rockedradio] [10/20 02:20]
    • DONATE CLOTHES for Northern Luzon (na tinamaan ng Typhoon Juan) Drop off at BOROUGH @ the Podium. Look for BUTCH. Wed-Friday. (Pasig) [via @rockedradio] [10/20 01:58]
    • CLOTHES ONLY. Drop-off points: Route 196 (QC) and Saguijo (Makati). You may also drop off clothes in NU 107 on Thursdays ONLY. [via @rockedradio] [10/19 16:51]
  • Serve the People Brigade
    • JUN VERZOLA: Serve the People Brigade members start mobilizing volunteers from Baguio-Benguet communities for quick response to emergencies. [via @gmanewstv] [10/18 19:01]

OTHER RELIEF NEWS

  • Dinky, Angel seek aid volunteers via Twitterhttp://bit.ly/dlTx9C [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 02:09]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: US gives $100,000 in aid for typhoon ‘Juan’ victims http://bit.ly/bpITqi [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/20 00:43]
  • Isabela gov seeks help for battered province http://bit.ly/90sxDn [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 22:07]
  • RP to get UN support in ‘Juan’s’ wake http://goo.gl/9fqK [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 21:56]
  • NATION: US, Sen. Pangilinan extend help to ‘Juan’ victims http://bit.ly/cFpnRN [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 19:54]
  • [OFW] Fil-Am groups up to help “Juan” victimshttp://bit.ly/8Yf5qL [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 17:03]
  • MANILA – Senator Pangilinan releases P10 million of his Priority Development Assistance Fund for typhoon relief. [via @sunstaronline] [10/19 16:54]
  • Catholic dioceses ready to extend relief goods http://goo.gl/fb/JRgTC [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 02:37]

SITUATIONER

  • Nababaha.com – Flood Hazard Map
  • National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council Situation Reports, Flood Bulletins + http://bit.ly/9DgfjX [via @CrisisMappers] [10/19 02:09]
  • #Philippines #GIS Data: Detailed Google Map Maker (shapefiles & kmls) to support relief efforts http://bit.ly/aOKthR [via @CrisisMappers] [10/19 02:06]
  • Maps: Super Typhoon #Megi 17.4 N, 123.2 E (08:00 HKT 10/18) http://bit.ly/cXTRuB via @HKObservatory [via @CrisisMappers] [10/18 12:59]

Other Typhoon Juan important links:

Updated as of  6:23 PM 21 October 2010.

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Typhoon Juan/Megi Archive

  1. Advisory
  2. Position and Status
  3. Situationer
  4. Casualties
  5. Damage
  6. Dams
  7. Evacuation
  8. Food Security
  9. Government Action
  10. Landslides
  11. Travel

ADVISORY

19 October 2010

  • Areas under Public Storm Warning Signal # 2 as of 5PM, 19 October 2010 (Winds of 61-100 kph is expected in at (cont) http://tl.gd/6i50iu [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 19:51]
  • Signal #1 – Ilocos Norte, Abra, Mt.Province, Benguet, Tarlac, Pampanga, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite incl. Lubang Island, M.Manila [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 19:45]
  • PAGASA: Areas having PSWS #1 Apayao, Cagayan, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Isabela, Ifugao, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, (cont) http://tl.gd/6i1ong [via @gmanews] [10/19 11:54]
  • Signal No.2: Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/19 11:50]
  • Class Suspensions:
    • Classes in NCR suspended due to flood http://bit.ly/aLy0Nc [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 01:48]
    • Atty Vitriolo of Ched announces suspension of classes this afternoon [via @LalaRoque] [10/19 10:55]
    • NCR announces suspension of classes by noontime today, Oct 19 in preschool, elem and high school levels for public and private schools [via @DepEd_PH] [10/19 10:22]
    • Classes suspended this afternoon in ff. schools: Villamor Airbase ES, Maricaban ES, Pasay City North HS, Pasay City South HS. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/19 10:15]
    • Taguig cancels afternoon classes #Juan#Megi#weather(Tina Santos) http://post.ly/15TnQ [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 10:14]
    • Marikina: Per consultation w/ Mayor, we are suspending classes today in all levels of basic ed both public and private. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/19 10:14]
    • Las Pinas division has suspended classes in Daniel Fajardo Elem and Las Pinas High School. All the rest will have classes. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/19 09:55]
  • Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds): Apayao, Cagayan, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Isabela, Ifugao, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Aurora, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Bulacan, Bataan, Cavite inc. Lubang Is., Metro Manila [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 05:17]
  • Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds): Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Abra, La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 15:14]
  • Classes in CALABARZON will resume [today]. If signal #1 stays, only pre school is suspended. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/19 00:21]

18 October 2010

  • No work on Tuesday in gov’t offices in N. Luzon http://bit.ly/aIkKYM [via @ABSCBNNews] [18:46]
  • DepEd: Classes will remain suspended in the ff. areas tom, Oct 19: Kalinga Mt. Province, Abra and Alfonso Lista in Ifugao. (via @DepEd_PH) [20:43]
  • Storm signals lowered as ‘Juan’ crosses North Luzon [ABS-CBN News]http://ow.ly/2V3vl [via @ABSCBNNews] [18:46]
  • Work in gov’t offices in Regions I, II and CAR is suspended tom, Tuesday, Oct 19–Memo Circular 4 from Palace [via @DSWD_CAR] [18:31]
  • Abra province still no classes tomorrow from pre school to HS due to heavy rains and strong winds. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/18 16:43]
  • No classes for PreSchool, Elem. & HS students both in public and private schools in Region 1, 2 and CAR today. (Oct. 18, Mon) [via @gmanews] [12:46]
  • Signal #4 stil up in Cagayan, Isabela, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Ifugao [via @ANCALERTS] [11:25]
  • Signal #3 – Northern Aurora, Quirino, N. vizcaya, Benguet, Ilocos Sur, Abra, Ilocos Norte, Babuyan & Calayan Group of Islands, Apayao [via @ANCALERTS] [11:25]
  • Signal #2 – Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pangasinan, Polillo Island, the rest of Aurora, Batanes [via @ANCALERTS] [11:25]
  • Signal #1 – Northern Quezon, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Bulacan, Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales, Metro Manila [via @ANCALERTS] [11:25]

POSITION AND STATUS

  • AS OF 10:00 PM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 275 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF DAGUPAN (cont)http://tl.gd/6i9ukd [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 23:09]
  • VIDEO: QTV: PAGASA update on typhoon ‘Juan’ http://bit.ly/bvszPZ [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 22:41]
  • #TyphoonJuan to exit Wednesday, leaving behind trail of destructionhttp://bit.ly/9FwO1W [via @PhilStarNews] [10/19 21:36]
  • AS OF 9:00 PM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 275 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF DAGUPAN (cont)http://tl.gd/6i88d4 [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 21:34]
  • AS OF 7:00 PM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 270 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF DAGUPAN (cont)http://tl.gd/6i6gmt [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 19:51]
  • #Typhoon #Megi slowing down-forward speed only about 11kph and could become nearly stationary-this means more rain in western Luzon [via @MariRamosCNN] [10/19 19:14]
  • AS OF 6:00 PM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 250 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF DAGUPAN (cont)http://tl.gd/6i5tmk [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 19:09]
  • MANILA – Pagasa said the typhoon will bring four to 12 millimeters of rainfall in western Luzon. [via @sunstaronline] [10/19 19:41]
  • PAGASA: Typhoon Juan expected to move northwest slowly, to exit RP tomorrow evening. [via @ANCALERTS]  [10/19 19:36]
  • ‘Juan’ stationary over China Sea, could return to RP—Pagasa http://goo.gl/fb/xHb8d [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 17:26]
  • MANILA – As of 11 a.m. ‘Juan’ is packing maximum sustained winds of up to 175 kph and gustiness of up to 210 kph. [via @sunstaronline] [10/19 12:12]
  • AS OF 11:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 200 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF DAGUPAN (16.7°N, 118.4°E). [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 12:12]
  • super typhoon #megi is in quasi stationary status and decided to stay in the philippines a bit longer. it’s still dangerous to be out. [via @ztiwokah] [12:00]
  • AS OF 10:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 180 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF DAGUPAN (cont)http://tl.gd/6i1o7c [via @dost_pagasa] [11:52]
  • Pagasa: High pressure area is keeping Juan stationary. If it gets stronger, it is likely to move downward. [via @philippinebeat] [10/19 11:49]
  • AS OF 7:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 240 KM SOUTHWEST OF LAOAG CITY (cont)http://tl.gd/6hvokm [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 09:06]
  • Typhoon “JUAN” has intensified, with maximum sustained winds of 175 kph and gustiness of up to 210 kph. Although (cont) http://tl.gd/6hvj7a[via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 008:50]
  • PAGASA: Juan’s maximum winds at 175 km/h, gustiness at 210km/h [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 08:08]
  • AS OF 6:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 210 KM SOUTHWEST OF LAOAG CITY (17.0°N, 118.5°E). [via @dost_pagasa] [07:11]
  • AS OF 5:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 205 KM WEST SOUTHWEST OF LAOAG (cont)http://tl.gd/6hu4lc [via @dost_pagasa] [06:07]
  • AS OF 4:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 210 KM WEST SOUTHWEST OF LAOAG (cont)http://tl.gd/6hto70 [via @dost_pagasa] [05:06]
  • AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 200 KM WEST SOUTHWEST OF LAOAG (cont)http://tl.gd/6ht94k [via @dost_pagasa] [03:55]
  • AS OF 2:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 180 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF (cont)http://tl.gd/6hsilr[via @dost_pagasa] [02:20]
  • AS OF 1:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 140 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF (cont)http://tl.gd/6hs9bj [via @dost_pagasa] [01:47]
  • Typhoon ‘Juan’ is expected to regain strength in the South China Sea before slamming into the Chinese mainland: http://ow.ly/2Vkqh [via @ABSCBNNews] [01:40]
  • AS OF 12:00 AM TODAY (TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 120 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF (cont)http://tl.gd/6hrp34 [via @dost_pagasa] [00:58]
  • Typhoon Juan moves out of RP, is now in open sea http://goo.gl/fb/muGA7 [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 00:46]
  • JERRIE ABELLA: “Juan” now off La Union coast and moving toward South China Sea, as of 11pm. [via @gmanews] [00:23]
  • JERRIE ABELLA: As of 11pm, “Juan” was 80 km NW of Baguio, with max winds of 160 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph. [via @gmanews] [00:22]
  • JERRIE ABELLA: PAGASA lowers its storm alerts as “Juan” weakens after crossing the Sierra Madre Mountains. [via @gmanews] [00:12]
  • Super Typhoon Juan (Megi) has exited Luzon island via La Union province (update-16) is now in South China Sea http://bit.ly/aXRuk6 [via @cocoy] [22:12]
  • As of 8PM tonight Typhoon “JUAN” has exited off the coast of La Union. [via @dost_pagasa] [22:41]
  • AS OF 8:00 PM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 45 KM NORTH NORTHEAST OF (cont)http://tl.gd/6hogif [via @dost_pagasa] [21:28]
  • typhoon update: mata ni juan ay kasalukuyang nasa cordillera, wsw 19 kph patungong ilocos sur, la union. humina bahagya sa msw of 180 kph [via @kuyakim_atienz] [19:27]
  • AS OF 7:00 PM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 155 KM SOUTHWEST OF TUGUEGARAO (cont)http://tl.gd/6hmnh6 [via @dost_pagasa] [19:33]
  • AS OF 6:00 PM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 115 KM SOUTHWEST OF TUGUEGARAO (cont)http://tl.gd/6hm7a [via @dost_pagasa] [18:56]]
  • ‘Juan’ slightly weakens as it hits land in RPhttp://goo.gl/fb/h2F6m [via @inquirerdotnet] [18:32]
  • AS OF 4:00 PM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 60 KM SOUTHWEST OF TUGUEGARAO (cont)http://tl.gd/6hl1n0 [via @dost_pagasa] [16:57]
  • NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 4 Re Effects of TY JUAN as of 18 Oct 2010 4PMhttp://tinyurl.com/26f3ur6 [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/18 16:44]
  • AS OF 3:00 PM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 50 KM SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF (cont)http://tl.gd/6hkfhp [via @dost_pagasa] [15:49]
  • AS OF 2:00 PM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 40 KM SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF TUGUEGARAO CITY (17.2°N, 121.8°E). [via @dost_pagasa] [15:31]
  • AS OF 1:00 PM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 50 KM SOUTHEAST OF TUGUEGARAO CITY (17.4°N, 122.1°E).MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 190 KPH NEAR THE CENTER
    GUSTINESS: UP TO 225 KPH
    FORECAST MOVEMENT: WEST SOUTHWEST
    SPEED: 17 KPH
    ESTIMATED CENTRAL PRESSURE: 941 hPaPOSSIBLE EXIT AREA: ILOCOS SUR – LA UNION AREA [via @dost_pagasa] [13:50]
  • AS OF 12:00 NN TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 70 KM EAST OF TUGUEGARAO CITY (cont)http://tl.gd/6hiqft [via @dost_pagasa] [12:42]
  • Based on our Aparri Radar THE “EYE” OF TYPHOON JUAN HAS MADE LANDFALL AT SIERRA MADRE MT. ESTAGNO POINT AT DIVILACAN PEAK AT 11:25 AM. [via @dost_pagasa] [12:09]
  • PAGASA’s 11am update with additional info http://bit.ly/bNd7H2 [via @NBN_Ch4] [12:02]
  • TY JUAN is now VERY CLOSE at 20 KM east from the coast of PALANAN. It has slowed down and is moving at 17kph WSW. [via @bmagsaysay] [11:55]
  • AS OF 11:00 AM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 80 KM EAST OF TUGUEGARAO CITY (cont)http://tl.gd/6hi5is [via @dost_pagasa] [11:42]
  • PAGASA: Typhoon Juan to exit RP Tuesday morning. “Juan” has slightly slowed down as it moves west southwest with max winds near center 225kph, gustiness 260kph, eye size 50km. Juan’s eye becoming smaller as it interacts w/landmass, slows down slightly due to ridge of high pressure area northwest of Juan [via @ANCALERTS] [11:29]
  • #Juan #Megi to make landfall between 11am and 1pm in Palanan, Isabela, slows down to 17kph–Pagasa [via @inquirerdotnet] [11:28]
  • Forecasted track for “Juan” – entry point Palanan, Isabela at 11am-1pm Monday; exit point Ilocos Sur-La Union area early morning Tuesday [via @ANCALERTS] [11:28]
  • PAGASA: Recorded rainfall for Typhoon Juan: 90.8mm – Tuguegarao; 66.7mm – Aparri; 54.6mm – Iba, Zambales; Isabela – 51.0mm [via @ANCALERTS] [11:24]
  • PAGASA: Typhoon Juan track toward Mt. Province and exit toward La Union-Ilocos Sur area [via @ANCALERTS] [11:21]
  • Ilagan, Isabela – almost zero visibility, heavy rains and strong winds [via @dost_pagasa] [10:46]
  • AS OF 10:00 AM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 120 KM EAST OF TUGUEGARAO CITY. Max sustained winds: 225 kph near the center [via @dost_pagasa] [10:31]
  • Apayao – strong wind and rain; Ilagan , Isabela – moderate rain, very strong wind [via @dost_pagasa] [10:26]
  • AS OF 9 AM TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 140 KM EAST OF TUGUEGARAO CITY (17.6°N, 123.1°E). [via @dost_pagasa] [09:40]
  • Typhoon Juan expected to make landfall Monday before noonhttp://bit.ly/acXMoo [via @GMANewsOnline] [09:38]
  • Ilocos Norte experiences heavy rains due to Typhoon Juanhttp://bit.ly/boe3C5 [via @GMANewsOnline] [09:38]
  • ‘Juan’ slows down, may stay longer in RP—Pagasa http://goo.gl/fb/MJnVF[via @inquirerdotnet] [09:32]
  • AS OF 12:00 MN TODAY (MONDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 270 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF (cont) http://tl.gd/6hc2v5 [via @dost_pagasa] [00:22]
  • #Juan forecast to bring 50-60mm of rainfall per hour [via @donronX] [23:31]
  • #Juan max winds at 22kph, gustiness at 260. Typhoon is 290 km E of Cagayan. Juan to enter northern part of Isabela [via @inquirerdotnet] [23:30]
  • AS OF 11:00 PM TODAY (SUNDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 280 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF (cont) http://tl.gd/6hb8gd [via @dost_pagasa] [23:30]
  • PAGASA’s Typhoon Juan forecast: Entry point at Northern Isabela bet. 8-10am Monday; exit point at Ilocos Sur bet. 7-9pm Monday [via @ANCALERTS] [23:27]
  • Latest JTWC bulletin points to #juan moving wsw in the past 6 hours – http://bit.ly/dm8D5o SUPER TYPHOON 15W (MEGI) WARNING NR 019 [via @bicolanodevil] [23:04]
  • Based on #GDACS forecast the cities of Tuguegarao & Cabagan will receive the blunt of cyclone #MEGI – http://bit.ly/boPFZt [via @gschan] [23:01]
  • Super-typhoon ‘Juan’ reaches coasts of Cagayanhttp://goo.gl/fb/FxZJQ [via @inquirerdotnet] [23:01]
  • AS OF 10:00 PM TODAY (SUNDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 290 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF (cont) http://tl.gd/6habkc [via @dost_pagasa] [22:45]
  • Milenyo was a tropical storm when it hit Manila 100 kph lang. Juan more than double the strength [via @kuyakim_atienza] [21:16]
  • Tsk tsk this is even stronger now than Typhoon Rosing (Angela) in 1995. to think that Rosing was among the strongest ever  [via @bicolanodevil] [21:16]
  • AS OF 9:00 PM TODAY (SUNDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 310 KM EAST OF APARRI, CAGAYAN (cont) http://tl.gd/6h8s9c [via @dost_pagasa] [21:10]
  • PAGASA-DOST MTSAT-EIR Satellite Image for8 p.m. 17 Oct. 2010 http://tinyurl.com/6ppvuj [via @NBN_Ch4] [21:04]
  • #Megi #Juan Japan Met Agency: 895 hPa, 120 knots. First time since 1991 (Yuri) has a storm reached this intensity. [via @bicolanodevil] [20:54]
  • Megi path in the next 24 hours Be safe Philippines http://moby.to/nghc9m [via @manilaflood] [20:33]
  • JUAN is estimated to bring 20mm of rain per hour. ONDOY brought 40-50mm/hr when it hit central luzon last year. [via @bmagsaysay] [20:24]
  • AS OF 8:00 PM TODAY (SUNDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 320 KM EAST OF APARRI, CAGAYAN (cont) http://tl.gd/6h82lr [via @dost_pagasa] [20:17]
  • Megi recon – 171kt FL, 162kt SFMR, centre pressure extrap 895hPa. Surface winds around 135kts 10 min now. [via @bicolanodevil] [20:10]
  • Super typhoon Juan’s radius is estimated at 350 kilometers.  [via @sunstaronline] [19:55]
  • AS OF 3:00 PM TODAY (SUNDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED AT 410 KM EAST OF APARRI, CAGAYAN (cont) http://tl.gd/6h4q1b [via @dost_pagasa] [15:48]
  • Gazmin (NDCC): Tuguegarao is starting to feel the bad weather due to Juan [via @ANCALERTS] [15:15]
  • AS OF 1:00 AM TODAY, 17 OCTOBER 2010, TYPHOON “JUAN” HAS SLIGHTLY INTENSIFIED AND WAS LOCATED AT 700 KM EAST (cont) http://tl.gd/6gsne6 [via @dost_pagasa] [01:18]
  • AS OF 12:00 MN TODAY, TYPHOON “JUAN”, WAS LOCATED AT 730 KM EAST OF APARRI (cont) http://tl.gd/6gs5hg [via @dost_pagasa] [00:36]
  • JMA Bulletin for Y 1013 (Megi) Issued at 12:45 UTC, 16 October 2010 – http://bit.ly/9fOvZx [via @bicolanodevil] [23:14]
  • AS OF 4:00 PM TODAY, THE TYPHOON “JUAN”, WAS ESTIMATED AT 820 KM EAST OF NORTHERN (cont) http://tl.gd/6gl8qn [via @dost_pagasa] [16:14]
  • AS OF 3:00 PM TODAY, THE TYPHOON “JUAN”, WAS ESTIMATED AT 860 KM EAST OF NORTHERN (cont) http://tl.gd/6gkp67 [via @dost_pagasa] [15:26]
  • Rainfall over Metro Manila area is caused by isolated thunderstorm. Won’t last long. This is not related to typhoon “JUAN”. [via @dost_pagasa] [15:23]
  • VIDEO: QTV: Typhoon ‘Juan’ enters Philippine area of responsibility http://bit.ly/aqhPey [via @GMANewsOnline] [14:44]
  • AS OF 2:00 PM TODAY, THE TYPHOON “JUAN”, WAS ESTIMATED AT 880 KM EAST OF NORTHERN (cont) http://tl.gd/6gk2bh [via @dost_pagasa] [14:14]
  • Typhoon Juan is not expected to cross Metro Manila based on consensus models. [via @sunstaronline] [13:36]
  • Pagasa said it will be raising storm signals starting on Sunday morning. [via @sunstaronline] [13:36]
  • Typhoon Juan is expected to reach 200 kilometers per hour as it approaches northern Luzon. [via @sunstaronline] [13:35]
  • Typhoon Juan’s speed, strength alarming, says DOST chief http://bit.ly/b0wRkB [via @ABSCBNNews] [13:23]
  • AS OF 1:00 PM TODAY, THE TYPHOON “JUAN”, WAS ESTIMATED AT 900 KM EAST OF NORTHERN (cont) http://tl.gd/6gjh6q [via @dost_pagasa] [13:22]
  • Typhoon Juan intensifies as it enters Philippine territory [source]
  • AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, TYPHOON “JUAN”, WAS ESTIMATED AT 1,030 KM EAST OF NORTHERN LUZON (17.3°N, 133.0°E). MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 140 KPH NEAR THE CENTER
  • GUSTINESS: UP TO 170 KPH [via @dost_pagasa] [10/16 08:32]
  • RECENT TYPHOON “MEGI” UPDATE AS OF 8 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010:
    LOCATION: 1140 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF SOUTHERN LUZON(15.8ºN, 135.5ºE)
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 120 KPH near the center
    GUSTINESS: up to 150 KPH
    DIRECTION: NORTHWEST
    SPEED: 20 KPH [via @dost_pagasa] [10/15 21:55]
  • Storm Megi to hit Cagayan Valley, to bring Ondoy-like rains [source]

SATELLITE IMAGES

SITUATIONER

Apayao

  • JUN VERZOLA: According to DSWD via Radyo ng Bayan, 15 houses totally destroyed, 40 damaged in Kalinga as of 12:45pm [via @gmanews] [10/18 16:04]
  • Landslide hits road-widening project in Apayao http://bit.ly/9cQKtH [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 13:24]
  • Landslide isolates barangay in Apayao http://bit.ly/dhKr1U [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/18 11:20]

Aurora

  • Power out in central Aurora [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/18 16:04]
  • 60 families in Dingalan, Aurora in the evacuation center. [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/18 16:00]

Baguio

  • Malakas pa din ang ulan at hangin dito sa Baguio. [via @kurokurokoto] [10/19 02:05]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: ‘Juan’ causes brownouts in Baguio City http://bit.ly/b7RtxF[via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 00:54]
  • People are walking home. Very few available transpo. No power still [via @kurokurokoto] [10/18 19:52]
  • People are walking home. Very few available transpo. No power still [via @kurokurokoto] [10/18 19:52]
  • JUN VERZOLA: (7 p.m.) 9 families are evacuated from City Camp Lagoon. 72 families/300 persons are in 3 evacuation centers in Baguio City [via @gmanews] [10/18 19:40]
  • JUN VERZOLA: In Baguio, road crews with equipment prepositioned in Camp 6 along Kennon Rd, which is most prone to landslides, says DZEQ PBS [via @gmanews] [10/18 16:37]
  • JUN VERZOLA: All 4 major arteries into Baguio open so far. Fallen branches in streets. Strong wind gusts, but rains not as heavy as Pepeng. [via @gmanews] [10/18 16:36]
  • JUN VERZOLA: Power out in Baguio. [via @gmanews] [10/18 16:04]
  • No power supply in Baguio now! [via @LeojAko] [10/18 15:26]
  • Strong Rains, winds buffet Baguio and the Cordillera areas [via @DSWD_CAR] [10/18 15:21]
  • At 1:31pm, wind and rain has considerably picked up in baguio [via @kamoteQ] [10/18 13:33]
  • VIDEO: QTV: Local govt closely monitors flood-prone, landslide-prone areas in Baguio http://bit.ly/bsRYXp [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 13:12]

Batanes

  • Batanes: Winds moderate, sustaining rains, cloudy weather condition not improving. Batanes still under Signal No. 3 [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/18 16:14]

Batangas

  • Ilang RO-RO sa Batangas, nagpumilit bumiyahe kahit masama pa rin ang panahon. [via @News5AKSYON] [10/19 21:52]

Benguet

  • Strong winds hit Benguet province http://bit.ly/aLhuWIv [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 02:17]
  • JUN VERZOLA: (7 p.m.) 8 families are evacuated from Antamok, Itogon, Benguet. [via @gmanews] [10/18 19:44]
  • All evacuation sites ready in coordination with LGUs. Evacuees are starting to arrive at Puguis ES in Benguet. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/18 14:11]
  • Benguet residents evacuated http://bit.ly/cbw4fl [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/17 22:04]

Cagayan

  • Mahigit 600 evacuees sa Sta. Ana, Cagayan, nagbalikan na sa kanilang mga bahay. [via @News5AKSYON] [10/19 21:37]
  • Dalawang sanggol, isinilang sa Cagayan sa kasagsagan ng bagyong Juan. [via @News5AKSYON] [10/19 21:37]
  • Residents refuse to leave flood-stricken villages in Cagayan http://bit.ly/aPRIza [via @ABSCBNBreaking] [10/19 19:41]
  • Video: Bayan Patrollers submit ‘Juan’ updates from Cagayan – Sa kabila ng pananalasa ng bagyo, aktibo pa rin sa pagp… http://ow.ly/19vAcy [via @TVPatrol] [10/19 00:31]
  • Cagayan feels typhoon Juan’s wrath http://bit.ly/aqDcVQ [via @ABSCBNBreaking] [10/19 00:17]
  • 90% ng cellphone signal sa Isabela at Cagayan, bagsak. [via @News5AKSYON] [10/18 21:55]
  • Gov. antonio: Malakas ang hangin pero pataas kaya di gaano ang damage sa crops…………. [via @bicolanodevil] [10/18 20:19]
  • gov antonio: minimal damage on infrastructure in Cagayan…. [via @bicolanodevil] [10/18 20:16]
  • NDRRMC’s Benito Ramos: Hindi pa madaanan ang Cagayan Valley highway dahil maraming natumbang kahoy at poste sa kalsada. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 19:33]
  • NDRRMC Regional Situation – Sta. Ana, Cagayan: child hurt by a fallen live wire, suffered minor wounds [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/18 16:35]
  • VIDEO: Flash: Cagayan still under storm warning signal no. 4http://bit.ly/dhhuCB [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 16:04]
  • Philippine Red Cross sends Water Search and Rescue team to Cagayan and other affected areas of Typhoon Juan. [via @philredcross] [10/18 12:52]
  • Cagayan folk flee ahead of typhoon ‘Juan’ http://bit.ly/acWddE [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/17 22:03]

Dagupan

  • Cris Zuñiga, Dagupan: around 800 individuals in evacuation centers around the province. Relief operations ongoing. [via @donronX] [10/19 09:57]

Ifugao

  • JUN VERZOLA: Ifugao plunged into darkness, with 100% power outage as of 7pm, IFELCO reports. [via @gmanews] [10/18 20:51]

Ilocos Norte/Sur

  • P23-M na halaga ng mga pananim tulad ng palay, sinira ni bagyong Juan sa Ilocos Sur. [via @News5AKSYON] [10/19 21:36]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: Candon, Ilocos Sur ready vs typhoon ‘Juan’http://bit.ly/bzADCe [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 00:54]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: Candon, Ilocos Sur ready vs typhoon ‘Juan’http://bit.ly/bzADCe [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 00:54]

Isabela

  • Isabela worst hit by ‘Juan’ http://bit.ly/aa4VmX [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 22:38]
  • Provincial hospital at police office ng Isabela, hindi nakaligtas sa hagupit ni “Juan”. [via @News5AKSYON] [10/19 21:33]
  • [Regions] 80% of Isabela town devastated by typhoon; 2 die http://bit.ly/9Tq9H6 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 12:51]
  • Communication lines and power still down in some areas in Isabela. Gov’t of Isabela not yet able to release amount of damage of properties. [via @gmanews] [10/19 12:06]
  • For Isabela, 20 families with 943 persons are affected in 4 mun with 8 brgys. 200 families with 903 persons now at evac centers [via @dinkysunflower] [10/19 09:09]
  • [Regions] 80% of Isabela town devastated by typhoon; 2 die http://bit.ly/9Tq9H6 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 12:51]
  • Communication lines and power still down in some areas in Isabela. Gov’t of Isabela not yet able to release amount of damage of properties. [via @gmanews] [10/19 12:06]
  • For Isabela, 20 families with 943 persons are affected in 4 mun with 8 brgys. 200 families with 903 persons now at evac centers [via @dinkysunflower] [10/19 09:09]

La Union

  • ‘Juan’ destroys 100 seaside houses in La Union http://bit.ly/brpaf4 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 23:09]
  • Video: La Union rescue crew ready for ‘Juan’ – Hinahagupit na rin ng bagyong Juan ang probinsya ng La Union. Mabuti … http://ow.ly/19vAcz[via @TVPatrol] [10/19 00:31]

Laguna

  • Laguna Lake, pinangangambahang umapaw dahil sa ulang dala ng bagyong Juan. [via @News5AKSYON] [10/19 21:54]
  • Nonstop wind and rain here in Calamba City, Laguna since 4am causing flooding. Ppol stranded at bus terminal to Manila. [via @GeoRobrigado] [10/19  7:15]
  • Video: La Union rescue crew ready for ‘Juan’ – Hinahagupit na rin ng bagyong Juan ang probinsya ng La Union. Mabuti … http://ow.ly/19vAcz[via @TVPatrol] [10/19 00:31]

Laguna

  • Nonstop wind and rain here in Calamba City, Laguna since 4am causing flooding. Ppol stranded at bus terminal to Manila. [via @GeoRobrigado] [10/19  7:15]

Metro Manila

  • VIDEO: Saksi: Metro Manila not spared by typhoon ‘Juan’http://bit.ly/dozCGv [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 00:54]
  • Updates – MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority)
    • METRO: #MMDA still on alert for more #typhoonshttp://bit.ly/9YTtwt [via @PhilStarNews] [10/19 22:28]
    • Flood Update: As of 3:00 AM, T. Santiago West Canunay Bridge Flooded. 25 families – Lumikas na dahil umapaw na ang tubig sa tulay. [via @MMDA] [10/19 03:08]
    • Flood Update: As of 2:46 AM, Still no reported flooded areas around manila. [via @MMDA] [10/19 02:48]
    • MMDA prepares disaster response for Metro in case Juan changes course http://goo.gl/fb/td4Bq [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/17 20:04]
    • MMDA on alert, directs hoisting down of billboards http://goo.gl/fb/MMGzs [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/16 23:21]
  • Floods
    • Flooed Alert: As of 10:07am, 37 in. depth, Marinduque St Purok 2-A, New Lower Bicutan; 18.9 in depth Manuel Quezon Ave Lower, Bicutan. [via @MMDA] [10/19 10:09]
    • FLOODED Areas:C5 NB infront of BCDA tire water level… [via @Trapikdotcom] [10/19 09:50]
    • FLOODED Areas: Along Kalaw WB fr Taft Ave to Ma Orosa slow moving due ankle water level 1lane passable [via @Trapikdotcom] [10/19 09:04]
    • Advisory: Reported flooded areas n. naval gov. pascual p. garcia malabon as of 8:00 am/ 4 to 6 inches [via @MMDA] [10/19 08:54]
    • Advisory: Reported flooded areas caloocan as of 6:55 am 1 ft.; a.de jesus and 11th street navotas as of 7:50 am/ 1 ft. [via @MMDA] [10/19 08:53]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: Metro Manila not spared by typhoon ‘Juan’http://bit.ly/dozCGv [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 00:54]
  • Updates from MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority)
    • MMDA prepares disaster response for Metro in case Juan changes course http://goo.gl/fb/td4Bq [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/17 20:04]
    • MMDA on alert, directs hoisting down of billboards http://goo.gl/fb/MMGzs [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/16 23:21]
  • Floods
    • Flood Update: Edsa P.Tuazon tunnel-gutter deep [via @MMDA] [10/16 15:04]
    • Flood Update: Edsa Ortigas Ilalim-6 inches depth [via @MMDA] [10/16 14:54]
    • It’s already raining in most of Metro Manila. Task Force Unos is already on standby & monitoring d situation. http://j.mp/MMDALIVE [via @MMDA] [10/16 14:48]

Mountain Province

  • Provincial SWDO: Mt. Province now isolated (All roads leading to the Province closed) [via @DSWD_CAR] [10/19 06:38]
  • JUN VERZOLA: Landslide in Gonogon, Bontoc blocks Halsema Highway, only road from Mt. Province to Baguio. [via @gmanewstv] [10/18 18:39]
  • JUN VERZOLA: PDRRM reports 100% power outage in Mountain Province. [via @gmanewstv] [10/18 18:34]

Nueva Ecija

Olongapo

  • Weather Update: Olongapo, a bit windy with minimal rain! [via @ianrodriguez] [10/18 15:42]

Pangasinan

  • [Regions] Floods isolate 100 families in Pangasinan http://bit.ly/bL1Cqc[via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 20:58]

Tugegarao

  • Pagasa said “Juan” dumped 90.8 millimeters of rainfall in Tuguegarao City in the past 24 hours. [via @sunstaronline] [10/18 13:58]

CASUALTIES

  • Gov’t of Isabela province reports 5 casualties by Typhoon Juan. [via @gmanews] [10/19 12:09]
  • NDRRMC executive officer and OCD administrator Benito Ramos says death toll from Typhoon Juan is now 10. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 10:57]
  • NDRRMC: Typhoon death toll rises to 7http://bit.ly/bVQGYV [via @PhilstarNews] [10/19 09:55]
  • NATION: Disaster-reduction body: ‘Juan’ leaves 7 dead, 9 injured http://bit.ly/9mI2Fy [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 09:36]
  • Mother, 2 kids killed as ‘Juan’ crosses N. Luzonhttp://goo.gl/fb/3uIRa [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 09:21]
  • As of 6AM Today: DSWD-CAR records 4 injuries and 2 deaths due to Typhoon Juan [via @DSWD_CAR] [10/18 7:20]
  • Super typhoon lashes RP, kills at least 3 http://bit.ly/b4iPuE [via @PhilStarNews] [10/19 00:12]
  • [News] ‘Juan’ kills 2 in Cagayan, Kalinga http://bit.ly/c6aglB [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/18 22:39]
  • JUN VERZOLA: A guard in Busol watershed is the 1st typhoon Juan casualty in Baguio, pinned by a fallen pine tree, declared DOA at hospital. [via @gmanews] [10/18 20:46]
  • #Juan claims 2nd casualty in woman in Rizal, Kalinga killed when sampaloc tree blown by strong winds crashed down on…http://post.ly/15JDu [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 19:33]
  • Casualties of Typhoon Juan as of 3:00pm NDRRMC update: 1 missing and 1 injured. [via @gmanews] [10/18 15:57]
  • Rescue teams looking for 2 men believed to have drowned in Ilocos Sur, Cagayan–Philippine Coast Guard (PT) #typhoon #juan #megi #weather [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 13:14]
  • 1 dead as ‘Juan’ hits RP—govt http://goo.gl/fb/DaT4K [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 12:11]

DAMAGE

  • Typhoon Megi damages over $34 million worth of crops in RP: Supertyphoon Megi damaged 1.5 billion pesos (34.7 mill… http://bit.ly/aRj8vq [via @philstarbrk] [10/19 19:41]
  • ‘Juan’ hammers transmission lines http://bit.ly/a9IhFJ [via @ABSCBNBreaking] [10/19 00:17]
  • Supertyphoon destroys key rice growing areashttp://bit.ly/dhPGl4 [via @PhilstarNews] [10/18 22:33]
  • Super typhoon hits Philippines; rice crop at risk http://ow.ly/2V0k [via @AlertNet] [10/18 16:04]
  • 90% ng serbisyo ng telecom companies sa Isabela at Cagayan ang apektado na ng bagyong Juan [PIA weather watch] [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/18 15:42]
  • The OCD said 781 families, composed of 3,687 people, in Ilocos, Cagayan and Cordillera Regions were affected by the typhoon. [via @sunstaronline] [10/18 15:37]
  • Dept. of Agriculture: Region 2’s reported potential damage to crops is 157,000 hectares planted in rice and 25,500 hectares planted in corn. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 09:56]

DAMS

  • Status of dams http://tinyurl.com/ycw59gl [via @NBN_CH4] [10/19 21:40]
  • Erratum: Pantabangan Dam is 196.26 m (as of 3:00PM) instead of 191.26 m as reported previously. For more info (cont) http://tl.gd/6i86b3 [via @dost_pagasa] [10/19 21:31]
  • PAGASA: Angat Dam finally above critical level http://bit.ly/cvNxAJ [via @GMANewosOnline] [10/19 12:43]
  • PAGASA: Possibility of release of water from Magat, San Roque dams is very remote [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 11:51]
  • Status of #Luzon Dams: Map: http://bit.ly/a3AHpRData: http://bit.ly/d7hYrB via HydroMet [via @CrisisMappers] [10/18 12:51]
  • Areas downstream from Magat Dam (Cagayan River valley) to be alerted for possible dam release [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/18 11:33]
  • Magat Dam may release water if ‘Juan’ rains hit watershed http://bit.ly/9CBGd4 [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 10:18]
  • NATION: Angat Dam water elevation now above critical level http://bit.ly/buzqS4 [via @PhilStarNews] [10/18 00:22]
  • Dam update: as of 11pm, rain has been falling in Magat Dam area. Water level not yet reaching critical. [via @philippinebeat] [10/17 23:27]

EVACUATION

  • Residents evacuate over fear of Pepeng-like floods http://bit.ly/d0WqYO[via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 23:09]
  • ‘People more cooperative during evacuation’– social welfare officerhttp://goo.gl/fb/JLoFS [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 23:07]
  • Barangay officials force 350 families near coasts to relocatehttp://bit.ly/9Z2FIR [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 02:17]

FOOD SECURITY

  • Lower rice supply feared due to ‘Juan’ http://bit.ly/9hQdrU [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 22:38]
  • NDRRMC: Natuklap ang bubong sa NFA bodega (sa Isabela) [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 12:49]
  • NDRRMC: 100% destroyed ang crops sa Isabela, direct hit. Yung 2,000 sacks of rice sa NFA bodega nabasa, not fit for human consumption. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 12:49]

GOVERNMENT ACTION

DepEd (Department of Education)

  • DepEd seeks new system for class suspension http://bit.ly/9yo7Qe [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 22:38]
  • DepEd: Class suspensions now based on Pagasa storm signalshttp://goo.gl/fb/Dst05 [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 15:20]
  • With Juan nearing, DepEd opens Twitter account to announce class suspensions http://bit.ly/drRnEr [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 12:03]

DOH (Department of Health)

  • DOH: Medical teams are already on standby [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 09:53]

DSWD (Department of Social Welfare and Development)

  • DSWD delivers relief goods in advancehttp://bit.ly/bkmwxb [via @PhilstarNews] [10/19 08:53]
  • As of 6AM Today: 32 evacuation centers catering to 360 families of 1,686 individuals (LGUs attending to needs) [via @DSWD_CAR] [10/18 07:23]
  • DSWD releases P1-M calamity fund for Region 2, P500k each for Reg. 1 and 3. [via @gmanews] [10/18 15:24]
  • Soliman (DSWD): We have pre-positioned relief packs in Region 1,2,3, CAR. We prepared a “7-day relief pack”. We have deployed 3,832 manpower to critical areas. We have partnerships with private sectors too, for distributing supplies. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 09:47]
  • Relief goods all prepositioned in identified vulnerable areas lets keep praying — Dinky Soliman [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/17 20:31]

DTI (Department of Trade and Industry)

  • DTI, nagbabala sa mga negosyanteng magsasamantala sa pananalasa ng Bagyong Juan http://bit.ly/cPPtGY [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [10/18 16:56]
  • Maglaya (DTI): We already alerted DTI offices in regions affected.They have monitored supply. But we will keep close tabs of inventory levels. We will intensify enforcement should there be announcement of state of calamity, we will monitor areas under price control. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 09:59]

NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council)

  • NDCC is now known as National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council or NDRRMC. [via @donronX] [10/17 21:30]
  • Gazmin (NDCC): All possible means of communication is being used to warn all the inhabitants of the area (esp fishermen). [via @ANCALERTS] [10/17 15:17]
  • VIDEO: QTV: Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction Council ready for possible onslaught of typhoon Juan http://bit.ly/clHzRG [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/17 15:14]
  • Aquino appeals for cooperation ahead of storm http://goo.gl/fb/WB7SL[via @inquirerdotnet] [10/16 22:41]
  • Red Cross Ready for New Typhoon http://bit.ly/dlHYMI [via @manila_bulletin] [10/16 16:11]

NFA (National Food Authority)

  • NFA’s Banayo says sufficient rice in warehouses. Rice buffer stock at 37.5 million bags, could last for 52 days. [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 19:13]

Philippine Coast Guard

  • Coast Guard Spcl Ops personnel carry their rubber boats in preparation for deployment. 10 teams r now in Ilocos. http://twitpic.com/2yplor [via @raffytima] [10/18 19:38]
  • Phil. Coast Guard sent personnel to augment rescue teams in Cagayan coastal towns specifically Sta. Ana,Aparri,Isabela [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [10/18 15:14]
  • Phil. Coast Guard on alert for Typhoon Juan http://bit.ly/cvN0xI [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 09:38]

Other updates

  • ‘Juan’ might delay barangay polls in N. Luzonhttp://fb.me/HoOTl6qA [via @Namfrel] [10/18 09:54]
  • Gov’t keeps close watch over prices of agricultural goods http://bit.ly/bmRbGD [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/18 22:15]
  • Govt work in 3 regions suspended due to ‘Juan’ http://bit.ly/ahm9A6 [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 19:36]
  • PAGASA’s Yumul: We’re continuously upgrading our equipment. By December we’ll have 7 doppler radars scattered all over RP. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 19:45]
  • Manila Observatory:We’re trying to locate rain gauges in areas not overlapping w/PAGASA’s.The more we populate RP with rain gauges,better [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 19:47]
  • PNP, nagtayo ng command post sa Isabela at Cagayan http://bit.ly/cBzloK[via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [10/18 15:12]
  • Mapagu (AFP): We used CAFGUs to patrol areas affected, they also helped us in voluntary and preemptive evacuation of people. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 09:34]
  • Bureau of Fire Protection: We have rescue capability. We have 3415 personnel, 489 firetrucks deployed,30 rubber boats,23 ambulances deployed. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 09:31]
  • US military help offered on typhoon ‘Juan’ http://bit.ly/cbLbQK [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/17 19:58]
  • Palace reminds public to remain vigilant and prepared for the coming typhoon despite fair weather in some parts of the metro. [via @sunstaronline] [10/17 16:27]

LANDSLIDES

  • Roads closed due to landslides: Benguet-Dalupirip Itogon & Nueva Vizcaya-Benguet Rd, Claveria-Calanasan rd, Lenneng-Cabugao Rd. via @RawnnaC [via @gmanews] [10/18 15:54]
  • Landslides as ‘Juan’ whips northern Philippines http://goo.gl/fb/HyzjN[via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 10:40]

TRAVEL

  • JUN VERZOLA: Halsema Highway open from Baguio 2 Buguias, Benguet; still blocked in Gonogan, Mt. Prov; but detour via Besao-Sagada open. [via @gmanews] [10/19 19:19]
  • NDRRMC: Roads are still closed at Cagayan Valley, Baguio, Benguet, Ifugao, Apayao and Ifugao Namangan Road. [via @gmanews] [10/19 12:17]
  • PAL domestic flights back to normal—exec http://goo.gl/fb/Muslv [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 12:04]
  • Advisory – 9:54am: Pls note that flight 5J529/530 MNL-Busuanga-MNL is cancelled today due to bad weather. Pls stay tuned for more updates. [via @CebuPacificAir] [10/19 09:59]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: 792 passengers left stranded by typhoon ‘Juan’http://bit.ly/cbsIE7 [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 00:54]
  • Kennon Road still closed due to landslide risks. [via @gmanews] [10/18 21:06]
  • 2 more domestic flights cancelled http://goo.gl/fb/ZxRhP [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 16:48]
  • NDRRMC Regional Situation- Region 1: Manila North Rd, Brgy Sagayaden, Cabugao — one lane pasable [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/18 16:22]
  • PAL Advisory: All flights of PAL operating normally except the Manila-Laoag flight (PR228) originally scheduled at 5:30 this afternoon. [via @zenhernandez] [10/18 15:45]
  • List of cancelled flights due to Typhoon Juan http://ow.ly/2UYKD [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 14:20]
  • Cielo Villaluna(PAL):All PAL flights operating normally,except for the Manila-Laoag flight. We are cancelling PR228 and PR229 due to Juan. Other flights domestic and international are green and go. [via @ANCALERTS] [10/18 14:17]
  • Coast Guard: 274 people stranded due to ‘Juan’ http://bit.ly/c11bAF [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/18 13:43]
  • Ilang pasahero, istranded sa mga pantalan sa Batangas at Cagayan dahil sa Bagyong Juan http://bit.ly/9h27l7 [via @DZMMTeleradyo] [10/18 13:09]
  • Driving/commuting tips during rainy season. http://bit.ly/dwwv2G [via @mmdirections] [10/18 12:54]
  • Cancelled Flights for Sea Air: Flight DG 605 MLA-Basco-Batanes and DG 606 Basco-Batanes-MLA [via @gmanews] [10/18 12:42]
  • Cancelled Flights for Air Philippines: Flight 2P 014 MLA-Tuguegarao and 2P 015 Tugegarao-MLA [via @gmanews] [10/18 12:40]
  • Cancelled Flights for Cebu Pacific Air: Flight 5J196/197 MNL-Cauayan, 5J508/509 MNL-Tuguegarao, 5J404/405 MNL-Laoag, CRK-Macau-Laoag. [via @gmanews] [10/18 12:35]
  • No longer safe to travel to Northern Luzon. TY JUAN is now at 140km east of Tuguegarao city. Ma. sustained winds still at 225kph gust 260kph [via @bmagsaysay] [10/18 09:36]

Typhoon Juan / Megi: Situationer

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding Typhoon Juan (international name: Megi). Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

  1. Advisory
  2. Situationer
  3. Casualties
  4. Damage
  5. Dams
  6. Evacuation
  7. Food Security
  8. Government Action
  9. Landslides
  10. Travel
  11. Other Important Links

ADVISORY

21 October 2010

  • Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph): Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Benguet, Pangasinan, Zambales [via @dost_pagasa] [10/21 00:17]

20 October 2010

  • Areas under SIGNAL #1 (Winds of 30-60 kph is expected in at least 36 hrs): Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Benguet, La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales [via @dost_pagasa] [10/20 05:22]
  • When Signal No. 1 is raised by PAG-ASA, classes at the pre-school level shall be automatically suspended in all public and private schools. Aside from automatic suspension of pre school in areas under signal #1, localized suspension may be declared by school principal or LGUs. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/20 05:22]
  • ANGELES Pampanga – Mayor Ed Pamintuan declared suspension of classes in elementary and highschool. [via @DepEd_PH] [10/20 05:10]
  • METRO MANILA: Classes in all levels will resume today, Oct 20 – (OIC Dir Elena Ruiz) [via @DepEd_PH] [10/20 05:10]

For past tweets and news about other areas, please go here.

SITUATIONER

  • Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter credited with reducing death toll caused by typhoon in Philippines http://bit.ly/bmckKZ [via @CrisisMappers] [10/20 00:29]

Abra

  • Video: 9,000 residents trapped in isolated Abra – Mahigit 9,000 residente ang na-trap ngayon sa tatlong bayan sa lal…http://ow.ly/19xWOJ [via @TVPatrol] [10/21 01:01]

Baguio

  • VIDEO: Saksi: Some Baguio residents spend night in evacuation centers http://bit.ly/d3IrWt [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/20 00:43]

Cagayan

Ilocos Sur

  • VIDEO: Saksi: Storm surge hits coastal villages in Ilocos Sur http://bit.ly/dinszu [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/21 00:54]

Isabela

  • VIDEO: Saksi: Aerial inspection shows extent of devastation in Isabela http://bit.ly/aVbhfi [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/21 00:54]

Metro Manila

Pangasinan

  • Pangasinan declared under state of calamity: The provincial board has declared in a resolution Pangasinan under st… http://bit.ly/ayufG9 [via @philstarbrk] [10/21 17:56]
  • Video: ‘Juan’ leaves 9 dead in Pangasinan – Wala na’ng ulan pero lubog pa rin sa baha ang ilang bayan sa Pangasinan….http://ow.ly/19xWOL [via @TVPatrol] [10/21 01:01]

CASUALTIES

  • Death toll from ‘Juan’ rises to 17, damage to P5 billion http://bit.ly/9JMoA1 [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/21 02:09]
  • ‘Juan’ death toll rises to 15 http://bit.ly/b2pRDf [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 00:10]

  • ‘Juan’ death toll rises to 10, 12 injured http://bit.ly/b18Ob2 [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 02:13]
  • Up to 10 killed as ‘Juan’ continues to dump rains http://goo.gl/fb/y4F23 [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/20 00:49]

DAMAGE

  • VIDEO: Saksi: ‘Juan’ destroyed 12 power pylons – DOE and NGCP http://bit.ly/9LrqFw [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/21 00:54]
  • Typhoon Juan’s damages estimates to over 1 Billion pesos. http://bit.ly/cWjQeW [via @gmanews] [10/20 01:05]
  • Power outages in Northern Luzon may last 4 to 7 days http://goo.gl/fb/X1rsd [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/20 00:49]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: Typhoon ‘Juan’ uproots trees, destroys infrastructures http://bit.ly/bP1GM6 [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/20 00:43]

DAMS

  • RT @jmesantos: Status of major dams as of 8:00PM: Angat Dam – 181.73 m Ambuklao Dam – 751.89 m Binga Dam – 575.00 m San Roque [via @gmanews] [10/20 00:48]

EVACUATION (archive)

FOOD SECURITY

  • Vegetable prices soar after ‘Juan’http://bit.ly/cK4c8P [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 02:09]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: Spike in vegetable prices follows devastation from ‘Juan’ in northern Luzon http://bit.ly/baC2a7 [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/21 00:54]
  • Closed roads to and fro Mountain Province and Benguet cause price veggies in Baguio to increase by 100% or more. [via @gmanews] [10/20 01:11]
  • Damage to crops at least P1.55B—DA http://goo.gl/fb/CAFxc [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/20 00:49]

GOVERNMENT ACTION

NFA (National Food Authority)

  • JESSE EDEP: NFA urges rice retailers not to hoard, appeals to palay traders not to crash buying prices in order to keep food supply stable. [via @gmanews] [10/19 00:42]

LANDSLIDES (archive)

TRAVEL

  • 3 flights to and from China cancelled due to typhoon Juan http://goo.gl/fb/FRpUT [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/20 01:23]

Other Typhoon Juan important links:

Updated as of 6:23 PM 21 October 2010.

Storm Watch: Typhoon Juan

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding Typhoon Juan (international name: Megi). Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

Latest satellite image from PAGASA (19 Oct 2010, 20:30)

Latest satellite image from PAGASA (19 Oct 2010, 20:30)

Fast Facts

  • Typhoon Milenyo (international name: Xangsane) was a category 4 typhoon with maximum wind speeds at 215 km/h. [source]
  • Ondoy (international name: Ketsana) dropped 455mm (17.5 in) of rain on Metro Manila on 26 September 2009. [source]
  • Pepeng (international name: Parma) dropped heavy rains on Northern Luzon and made landfall three times.
  • Text of Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, passed in the wake of Ondoy. (PDF) Part 1 (http://bit.ly/ah9VOB); Part 2 (http://bit.ly/d1S0gf) [via @lawinnovations] [07/13 13:07]
  • #Typhoon #Juan #Megi world’s strongest typhoon for 2010: http://bit.ly/9hJG51 [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 13:24]
  • Typhoon Megi/Juan is strongest storm in world only since 2005, and strongest storm in Pacific since 1990. [via CNN]

POSITION AND STATUS

21 October 2010

  • AS OF 12:00 AM TODAY (WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 330 KM WEST OF LAOAG CITY (cont) http://tl.gd/6iri1b [via @dost_pagasa] [10/21 01:21]
  • ‘Juan’ hovers over sea; China braces for typhoonhttp://bit.ly/cBs9Qp [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 00:09]
  • Another typhoon may hit RP: forecasters: Weather forecasters said on Wednesday another typhoon may hit the Philipp… http://bit.ly/c2rnG9 [via @philstarbrk] [10/21 00:04]

20 October 2010

  • AS OF 11:00 PM TODAY (WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 340 KM WEST OF LAOAG CITY (cont) http://tl.gd/6ir8tm [via @dost_pagasa] [10/20 23:59]
  • AS OF 4:00 AM TODAY (WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 340 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF DAGUPAN CITY (17.2°N, 117.2°E). [via @dost_pagasa] [10/20 04:44]
  • AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY (WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 320 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF (cont) http://tl.gd/6id899 [via @dost_pagasa] [10/20 03:58]
  • Typhoon ‘Juan’ intensifies as it leaves RP http://bit.ly/cruyBV [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 02:43]
  • AS OF 2:00 AM TODAY (WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 300 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF (cont) http://tl.gd/6icis9 [via @dost_pagasa] [10/20 02:32]
  • AS OF 1:00 AM TODAY (WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 300 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF (cont) http://tl.gd/6ibugp [via @dost_pagasa] [10/20 01:27]
  • AS OF 12:00 MN TODAY (WEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2010), TYPHOON “JUAN” WAS LOCATED 290 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF (cont) http://tl.gd/6ibeem [via @dost_pagasa] [10/20 00:46]
  • Map: #Typhoon #Juan Wave forecast & mean direction T+18 hrs http://bit.ly/aU8Rno via @dost_pagasa [via @CrisisMappers] [10/20 00:44]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: Typhoon ‘Juan’ will not make a U-turn, PAGASA says http://bit.ly/bxr8q8 [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/20 00:43]

SATELLITE IMAGES

  • Imagery: #Typhoon #Megi 1600 UTC http://bit.ly/dlOqk3 via Japan Meteorological Agency [via @CrisisMappers] [10/20 00:43]

PREPARATION

Other Typhoon Juan important links:

Updated as of 2:00 AM 21 October 2010.