In Kabankalan City, 70% of its land area were submerged in water up to late afternoon, today, December 17. The local disaster group said that they have to halt their rescue operation last night due to road obstructions.
Considering the on-going rapid intensification of the typhoon, there is an increasing likelihood that signal number 4 will be hoisted for several localities near and along the immediate path of the typhoon, PAGASA said.
Between today through tomorrow early morning light to moderate with at times heavy rains are possible over Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, and Dinagat Islands due to the trough and the outermost rain bands of Odette.
Considered as the first-ever gathering at the plaza after the lockdown, the event was attended by not just adults, but also kids, mostly supporting the political group of Leonardia.
Cebu Pacific will be operating Manila-Bacolod flights twice daily, on top of its twice weekly flights exclusively for fully-vaccinated passengers until January 15, 2022.
Mayor Evelio Leonardia reiterated yesterday, December 5, that his job as the mayor of Bacolod City is to ensure that his constituents receive COVID-19 vaccines.