Provincial Government of Bulacan

Bulacan is generally safe during severe tropical storm ‘Ambo’

CITY OF MALOLOS – The province of Bulacan is now in normal weather condition after a day and night of strong winds and heavy to intense rains brought by the Severe Tropical Storm (STS) Ambo leaving no casualties and damages.

This is according to the report from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office as of 7 am today.

Yesterday, Gov. Daniel R. Fernando visited the Operation Center to personally monitor the status of typhoon and its impact on the province.

In the peak of the storm under tropical cyclone warning signal number 2 last night, a total of13 families from the City of San Jose del Monte and Obando town were evacuated to CDRRMO Evacuation Center, Chapel and Barangay Halls while nine barangays in the City of Meycauayan are still submerged to one to four feet depth of flood as of 10 pm yesterday.

Moreover, it was reported that there was power interruption to some areas in the towns of Bocaue, Santa Maria, Baliwag, Dona Remedios Trinidad, Norzagaray, Pulilan, Guiguinto, and Obando and in the cities of SJDM and Meycauayan.

Felicisima Mungcal, head of the PDRRMO, said that the as of the moment, all roads in the province is passable except Macaiban Bridge in Santa Maria due to clearing and cleaning of drainage.

“Generally safe naman ang Bulacan salamat sa Diyos pero naka-standby pa rin ang ating rescue team at tuluy-tuloy ang ating monitoring hanggang makalabas na ang bagyo,” Mungcal said.

Meanwhile, today’s Angat Dam water level is 190.19 mts, Ipo Dam is 100.71 mts and Bustos Dam is at 14.75 mts.