Our priorities at this point include the health and welfare of evacuees, and the return of power and communications to communities. As developments arise and services are restored, rest assured the public will be kept informed.
President Benigno S. Aquino III’s schedule for today was cancelled. The President monitored typhoon Glenda.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines has released the following situation updates for Bataan and Zambales (as of 11:00 a.m.), Bulacan (as of 3:00 a.m.), and Mt. Province (as of 9:30 a.m.). #GlendaPH
Typhoon Glenda has slightly weakened and is now over Bataan moving toward the West Philippine Sea.
As of 6 a.m. in the Bicol Region where ‘Glenda’ made a land fall, 31, 422 families or 137,259 persons from Albay, Catanduanes, and Masbate have evacuated to 64 evacuation centers.
Due to the threat of typhoon Glenda (Rammasun), the release of passports is temporarily suspended as well. Normal operations will resume on July 17 (Thursday).