5,000 people evacuated in Zambales due to ‘Ompong’
An estimated of 5,000 people transferred to evacuation centers in Zambales on Saturday as Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: “Mangkhut”) hit the country.
Zambales Gov. Amor Deloso said he had ordered the evacuation of citizens, especially those who live near rivers.
“Ngayon wala kaming kalsada na malalim ang tubig. Lahat ng kalsada namin passable. Wala masyadong damage kada bayan. But ‘yung mga nasa malapit sa ilog, wala pang danger, pero just for protection, for safety, pinalikas ko,” Deloso told Radyo Inquirer on Saturday.
(Today, we don’t have flooded areas. Aall roads are passable. There is not much damage in the towns. Those who live near rivers are not in big danger…
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