Bagyong Ineng has not yet left the Philippine area of
responsibility but 7 persons were already counted as dead
in the Cordillera Administrative Region.
Most of the victims were buried by landslide.
2 more victims of landslide were reported dead but the local
government unit concerned is verifying the truthfulness of the
More than 500 residents were evacuated because of heavy rains
In Barangay Kias, one house was crushed by a big tree but no
person was reported injured.
Santiago Nuda, one of the residents said that he fears that
the house crushed by the tree may eventually erode if the
Arnold Isaias, the tenant of the house crushed by the tree
said that at about 3 AM in the morning, the tree crushed
the house. He was thankful that the bed where he was
sleeping is one meter away from the tree.
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in the Cordillera
Administrative Region (CAR) data showed that Bagyong Ineng
rainfall amount since Thursday is 503.5 mm. This is almost 5
times higher than the normal rainful threshold of 150 mm in
the Cordillera Administrative Region.
The 150 mm rainfall threshold is the basis of the OCD-CAR to
be alert against landslides.
According to the OCD-CAR, 6 people were confirmed dead.
OCD-CAR published data confirmed the following persons as
- Ycher Mayon
- Markin Celo
- Erwin Celo
- Michael Martin Lagasan
- Glen Poloc Baldasan
- Michael Felix
5 of those who perished were from Benguet province.
NDRRMC data meanwhile show that 7 people were dead, 5
people were injured and 2 persons remain missing.
Kennon road is closed. It is uncertain when it will open.
75% of electric power in Baguio City is now restored.