Typhoon Egay

Areas under state of calamity due to Typhoon Egay, southwest monsoon

James Patrick Cruz

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Areas under state of calamity due to Typhoon Egay, southwest monsoon

TYPHOON. The local government unit of Paoay in Ilocos Norte conducts relief operations for the stranded families in their town due to Typhoon Egay on July 27, 2023.

Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte/Facebook

(2nd UPDATE) Typhoon Egay leaves a trail of destruction in several regions in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Egay (Doksuri) exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Thursday morning, July 27, but left a trail of destruction in several regions in the Philippines.

On Tuesday, July 25, Egay intensified into a super typhoon, but was downgraded back to a typhoon on the same day. It also enhanced the southwest monsoon or habagat.

Areas under state of calamity due to Typhoon Egay, southwest monsoon

At least 654,837 families were affected by the typhoon and southwest monsoon rain, according to a National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council report on Monday, July 31. At least 20 people died, 52 were injured, and 20 others were reported missing.

This prompted local authorities to declare a state of calamity in their respective areas.

Rappler updates this list as more advisories come in.

Ilocos
CAR
Central Luzon
Calabarzon
Cagayan Valley
Mimaropa

Typhoon Egay is the fifth tropical cyclone to hit the country in 2023.

Rappler.com

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