‘Gorio’-affected families now at 326: NDRRMC

By on July 29, 2017


FLOODWATER. Gutter-deep floodwater submerges Quirino Avenue in Paranaque City as thunderstorm, spawn by Tropical storm "Gorio," lashes Metro Manila on Thursday (July 27,2017).(PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
FLOODWATER. Gutter-deep floodwater submerges Quirino Avenue in Paranaque City as thunderstorm, spawn by Tropical storm “Gorio,” lashes Metro Manila on Thursday (July 27,2017). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

MANILA — Inclement weather caused by Typhoon Gorio has so far affected 326 families in Metro Manila and Central Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced in its 8 a.m. update Saturday.

This is equivalent to 1,254 individuals.

The NDRRMC bared that the affected families are from two barangays in Pampanga, and one barangay each in Malabon and Valenzuela.

Of the figure, 183 families are being sheltered in eight designated evacuation centers.

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

No fatality or injury related to the inclement weather has so far been reported.