#FloritaPH: Help map critical reports

Rappler.com
Typhoon Neoguri threatens to bring rain across Western Visayas and Southern Luzon. Use this Project Agos Alert Map to find and map the latest reports.

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Florita (international name Neoguri) has the potential to bring in heavy rains and induce landslides in MIMAROPA (Region IV-B), as well as parts of Southern Luzon and Western Visayas, as it inches towards Japan.

According to independent weather monitoring agency Weather Philippines, the typhoon could become a Super Typhoon by Monday afternoon, July 7, as winds may reach 250 kilometers per hour (kph). (READ the latest #WeatherAlert). 

As it continues to move northwest, it is expected to strengthen monsoon rains in MIMAROPA, Panay, Guimaras and Negros Occidental from Sunday to Monday. PAGASA also announced that Western Visayas, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Laguna and Batangas will experience monsoon rains.

Agos Disaster Alert Map

During this extreme weather event, access to timely information is critical to saving lives. 

You can help report critcial information such as flooded areas, damaged roads, or people in need of rescue by reporting your location and the situation on the Project Agos Disaster Alert Map at the top of this page. The crowdsourced data can be used by disaster management agencies to mobilize response teams to the area. 

To report a flood or any critical information:

  • Click on the report button at the top right corner of the map.
  • Provide your name, the location of the report and other important details.
  • Refresh the page to view your report.
  • You can also share your report via social media.

Rappler and online volunteers will verify the reports and relay them to the appropriate government and non-government response agencies. 

– Rappler.com 

What’s the weather like in your area? Tweet us the situation: Use #weatheralert and tag @rapplerdotcom.

Stay alert and ready with the latest weather and disaster information through Project Agos.

 

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