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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 1996-000008
Country: PHL Philippines
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Date (YMD): 1996-7-21
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Information Source:UN DHA
Comments: Typhoon Gloria, the sixth major storm to hit the Philippines (in 1996), affected the Northern Luzon provinces causing flashfloods and landslides. The typhoon, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the centre and gustiness up to 150 kph, is expected to move northwest towards Batanes in the direction of southern Taiwan. The National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) of the Philippines provided a consolidated report on the impact of the typhoon as of 26 July, 0500 hrs. A total of 7,152 families (36,815 persons) were affected in ten provinces (Quezon, Aurora, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Isabela, Cagayan, Batanes, La Union, Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur). Twenty persons were killed and six reported missing in the National Capital Region, Cordillera Autonomous Region, La Union, Ilocos Sur and Batangas. In the Mt. Pinatubo area, two foot and five foot high lahar flows were reported in the Sacobia and Pasig-Potrero rivers. Authorities have issued a full lahar alert in Pampanga and the rest of Central Luzon.
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