- Mangkhut is now a super typhoon since it is now packing winds of 259 kph
- It will enter the country’s area of responsibility this Wednesday afternoon
- In response, NDRRMC has already raised the highest alert for the super typhoon
Mangkhut has finally been classified as a super typhoon after reaching sustained winds of 259 kilometers per hour and gusts packing 315 kph.
KAMI learned that the super typhoon will enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Wednesday afternoon and will then be locally called “Ompong.”
According to ABS-CBN News, the typhoon will bring strong winds and rains to Northern Luzon and that Metro Manila will experience strong rains.
Yesterday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) raised the highest alert as Mangkhut approaches the country.
This means that all concerned agencies should prepare for the typhoon and to send representatives to the headquarters of NDRRMC.
An augmentation fund from DSWD for relief aid amounting to P1.7 billion is on standby for the areas that will be hit by Mangkhut.
As for telecommunication companies, they will provide emergency lines in case of power and signal interruptions.
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