Typhoon Ompong: The Aftermath
As of September 15, 2018, 6:00 AM (Philippine Standard Time)
Initial photos on the way to Tuguegarao City:
Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) barreled Cagayan at about 1:40 am today, September 15. The Magat Dam in Isabela has also opened three spillway gates, threatening low lying areas with flooding.
Felix Cinco, WV staff deployed in North Luzon is now in close coordination with the local government and other agencies for possible joint assessment in the hardest hit areas. “…we are coordinating with the government and other agencies to see how we can go to the most affected areas,” said Felix.
As of September 15, 2018, 6:00 AM (Philippine Standard Time) WV rapid assessment team visited one of the evacuation centres in Isabela:
As of 10:00 AM, here’s our latest report from inside an evacuation centre in Philippines’ Isabela province – one of the areas hit by Super Typhoon Mangkhut.
Published September 15, 2018; 11:00 AM
Updated September 16, 2018/ 12:00 PM