Briefer: Typhoon Santi (NARI)

First update: October 11, 2013

Latest update: October 14, 2013 6:30 AM


(Doppler image of Typhoon Santi from Subic Radar as of 10:15 AM October 12, 2013)


(Doppler image of Typhoon Santi from Tagaytay Radar as of Friday, October 11, 2013 )



13 individuals dead due to fallen trees, electrocution, mudslide, collapsed structure, and drowning

32 individuals were injured in Sta. Barbara, Iba, Zambales, and Nueva Ecija

7 missing: 3 fisherfolks in Brgy. Tinago, Viga, Catanduanes; 1 Roxas, Oriental Mindoro; 3 Kabuggao, Apayao

154,776 families, or 747,353 persons in 682 barangays in 67 municipalities and 7 cities in 13 provinces of Regions I, II, III, and IV-A
P2,933,072,890 worth of damages to agriculture in Provinces and Nueva Ecija

Five were killed as Typhoon Santi made a landfall in Dingalan Aurora Friday night.

In a report from the Philippine Daily Inquirer, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Major Rey Balido said five persons were killed from the typhoon, including a cop who was waiting for deployment in Pampanga.

The report said that one was also killed from electrocution, while three were killed from fallen trees in Nueva Ecija.

Power outages were also reported in parts of Luzon including Aglipay, Quirino province, Alfonso Castaneda, Dupax del Norte, Dupax del Sur and Aritao of Nueva Vizcaya, and in San Agustin and Jones of Isabela province and Dingalan in Aurora.

As of Saturday morning, NDRRMC said that around 2,300 persons from Cagayan Valley and Central Luzon were evacuated to safer areas.

Typhoon Santi made a landfall in Dingalan, Aurora province at 11:00 pm Friday and was out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Saturday noon.


The suspension of classes as reported by GMA news:

(Updated 9 a.m. October 12, 2013) Saturday classes in parts of Metro Manila and other areas in Luzon were suspended by local government units and the Department of Education due to the foul weather brought by Typhoon Santi.

Metro Manila:
Malabon City: all levels
Mandaluyong: all levels
Marikina City: pre-school to high school, public and private
Muntinlupa: pre-school to high school
Navotas City: all levels, public and private
Quezon City: all levels
Valenzuela City: NAT review and makeup classes canceled; Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela and Valenzuela Polytechnic College classes suspended

Outside NCR:
Bulacan province: all levels
Antipolo, Rizal: all levels, public and private
Cainta, Rizal: all levels, both public and private
San Fernando City, Pampanga: no classes from preschool to high school

The Department of Education said there would be no makeup classes in all levels at Saint Francis of Assisi School and St. Anthony School.

Classes are suspended at the Far Eastern University – Manila, FEU – Makati and, FEU East Asia College.

University of the Philippines – Diliman Chancellor Caesar Saloma said final examinations set for Saturday have been rescheduled to October 14.

The Philippine Science High School (PSHS) national competitive examination (NCE) will be held on Sunday, October 13 instead of Saturday, October 12.


The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) issued a flood bulletin warning for Pampanga River Basin and its allied rivers.

The NDRRMC advisory said that the watercourses likely to be affected are the Rio Chico River, Candaba Swamp Area, and the whole main Pampanga River.

The allied river basins likely to be affected are Abacan, Pasig-Potrero, Porac-Gumain, Pasac Guagua Rivers and other allied streams and creeks within the allied river basin of Guagua River.

People living in the mountainside areas are alerted for possible landslides, and low-lying areas adjacent or along the mentioned waterways are advised to prepare for possible flash floods and river flooding.


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