Breaking News: Evacuation announced in the Philippines due to typhoon "Kammuri"
Thousands of residents will be evacuated from the dangerous areas of the Philippines in connection with the approach of typhoon "Cammuri".
Experts believe that the typhoon can collapse on the coast on Sunday evening or Monday morning and will bring in heavy rainfall, squally wind, the speed of which can reach 170 kilometers.
Authorities in connection with the typhoon are considering the cancellation or postponement of the Southeast Asian Games, which are held in the Philippines from November 30 to December 11.
The typhoon "Kammuri", which is named "Tisoi" in the Philippines, is located about 700 km from Samar Island and moves westward at a speed of 15 km / h. Wind speed is estimated at 185 km / h, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
According to forecasts, the typhoon (previously it was assumed that he could become a super typhoon) will fall on the Philippines in the evening of December 2. Its direct blow is expected in the Bicol region - on the island of Catanduanes and the southern part of the island of Luzon. Storm warnings are announced in the southern part of Luzon, on the islands of Catanduanes, Samar and Biliran.
What to do during a typhoon
First, do not panic! To survive the typhoon calmly and without loss, you must adhere to several basic rules:
- Stock up on drinking water.
- Buy candles or lamps from batteries in case of a power outage.
- Charge batteries or stand-alone chargers.
- A first aid kit should be on hand.
- Buy products for long-term storage for several days.
- Refuel the car just in case.
- Remove any objects that could damage something during strong winds.
- Close all windows and doors tightly.
- You don’t need to go outside at this time, it’s better not to go anywhere by car, there will be huge puddles on the roads. Insurance does not cover such situations.
- Fill all containers with water for household needs.
- Collect all the documents and pack them in waterproof bags.
- Withdraw money from cards, let you have cash on hand.
And most importantly, keep calm! Typhoon is not a tsunami. The difference is huge! There will be a strong wind and rain. But in two days everything will end and the sun will again look out.