Bulacan, generally safe during super typhoon ‘Tisoy’

Bulacan Govenor and PDRRMC Chairman Daniel R. Fernando personally monitored super typhoon ‘Tisoy’ at the Communications Command and Control Center in the province. He also oversees OpCen with Provincial Public Affairs Office chief Maricel Cruz and PDRRM Officer Liz Mungcal. (Photo courtesy of Provincial Public Affairs Office)

CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — As Super Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ departs the country leaving four people dead, the Provincial Government of Bulacan through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office marked Bulacan as generally safe.

Gov. Daniel R. Fernando while manning the PDRRMO Operation Center in this city today (Wednesday), said that all local chief executives in the province are focused in monitoring their respective Operation Centers, constantly communicating and coordinating with their constituents and other government agencies as well as Meralco.

“Here in Bulacan, it was raining but not too windy and helped our people prepare well in advance because of their visible LCEs, speedy hints about typhoons, class suspensions, early return home and no work. injure or stranded,” Fernando explained.

According to the Situational Report No. 8 released by PDRRMO, as of 6 am today, the weather condition is normal all over the province but classes in public and private in all levels in some municipalities are still suspended including San Miguel, Calumpit, Hagonoy, Paombong, Bulakan, Bustos, Obando, Pulilan, Guiguinto, Norzagaray and Bocaue.

Felicisima Mungcal, PDRRM Officer, said that all 141 evacuees from Salambao, Pag-Asa and Paliwas from Obando are now returning to their homes.

Meanwhile, the water levels in Angat Dam is now elevated to 193.47 meters; Ipo Dam in Norzagaray has 101.20 meters and Bustos Dam is now up to 17.58 meters.

Currently, Bulacan is under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1. (RONDA BALITA Online)


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