November 2, 2020, 2:40 pm
Tropical Storm Rolly (international name: Goni) is forecast to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday, the weather bureau said in its 11 a.m. bulletin.”Rolly” packs maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 80… Read More
Albay, Catanduanes hardest hit
November 2, 2020, 2:08 pm
The provinces of Albay and Catanduanes incurred the heaviest damage during the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly on Sunday, the chief of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Monday.”The Bicol area, or at least two provinces of the Bicol area are… Read More
November 2, 2020, 10:49 am
MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) will assist the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the enforcement of price freeze on basic commodities and other essential items in areas that would be placed under a state of calamity due to the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly (international… Read M
November 2, 2020, 1:24 pm
MANILA – The Ambuklao, Binga, Magat, and Ipo dams in Luzon continue to release water in the aftermath of Typhoon Rolly which battered parts of Luzon over the weekend.Spilling operations in these dams are in progress as of 6 a.m. Monday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and… Read More
November 2, 2020, 12:33 am
MANILA – Tropical Storm “Siony” is forecast to continue moving west-northwestward tonight until Monday night before it will slow down and become almost stationary Monday night until Tuesday evening, the weather bureau said.In its severe weather bulletin issued at 11 p.m. Sunday,… Read More
MALACANG REACTS TO THE QUESTION “Where is President Duterte during Super Typhoon Rolly’s onslaught?”
ROQUE: The President is monitoring developments and will be addressing the nation Sunday or Monday
Then Super Typhoon Rolly (international name Goni) made two landfalls in Catanduanes and Albay on Sunday morning, with its strength of 225 kph peak winds and gust of up to 310 kph.
Cabinet secretaries and disaster management officials had held a briefing at 10 a.m., hours after Rolly’s landfalls, where President Rodrigo Duterte was noticeably nowhere to be seen.
November 1, 2020, 2:23 pm
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured that even if the Chief Executive did not preside in the recent National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) briefing, he continues to monitor the government’s preparations for the super typhoon.
Duterte is currently monitoring updates on the typhoon from Davao City.
According to Roque, he is expected to fly back to Manila on Nov. 3. Read More