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Super typhoon ‘Lawin’ kills 4

Death toll due to super typhoon ‘Lawin’ currently stands at four.

2 construction workers were killed in a landslide in La Trinidad, Benguet.

A CAFGU member and an evacuee, who had a heart attack, died in Isabela.

These incidents were reported by local authorities.

In Peñablanca, Cagayan where typhoon ‘Lawin’ made landfall, several roads are impassable due to fallen trees.

About 23,000 residents in Cagayan sought shelter in evacuation centers.

3 towns are isolated in Isabela at this time.

PAGASA reports, a month’s volume of rain fell in Baguio City and Tuguegarao.

The weather bureau warns, sailing in the seaboard of Southern Luzon remains risky.

Meanwhile, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has allowed vessels off to Mindoro, Romblon and Caticlan to travel.

Only about 530 passengers in Southern Tagalog and Bicol region remain stranded.

 

Topics: PCG , Lawin , typhoon , weather , death toll
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