1,656 families still affected by ‘Gorio’

MANILA-- Despite the departure of "Gorio" from Philippine territory, inclement weather conditions, further worsened by the southeast monsoon, has affected an estimated 1,656 families or 7,339 persons in the National Capital Region, Regions 1 and 3, CALABARZON and the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR).

This was based on the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)'s Monday update.

Of the above-mentioned figure, a total of 135 families or 535 persons are still being sheltered in seven designated evacuation centers.

And despite flooding recorded in 122 areas in Bulacan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Manila, Malabon, Valenzuela, Makati, Paranaque, and Quezon City, no fatalities or injuries were reported.

Alert status at the NDRRM Operation Center remains at "blue" to constantly monitor and ensure dissemination of weather and flood advisories to the public.

Source: Philippine News Agency