#LandoPH: Tropical cyclone 'Lando' intensifies into tropical storm

Weather bureau PAGASA in its latest report said that Tropical Cyclone Lando (international name Kuppo) developed into a tropical storm and is now moving close to Northern Luzon.

Typhoon Lando 2015

Yesterday, landslide and flood alerts were issued by the disaster management officials in Central Luzon.

Residents were advised to prepare for Lando's landfall.

Critical areas identified are the following:

1. Areas in Arayat
2. Magalang in Pampanga
3. Subic
4. Castillejos
5. San Marcelino and;
6. Olongapo in Zambales
7. Carranglan
8. Bongabon
9. Laur
10. Gabaldon
11. San Jose in Nueva Ecija
12. Dingalan
13. Maria Aurora
14. San Luis
15. Casiguran in Aurora

"We have conducted a pre-disaster risk assessment and have alerted all local disaster management councils to make the necessary actions," Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council chair and Office of Civil Defense assistant regional director Nigel Lontoc said in an interview.

For fresh news and updates on typhoon Lando, you may stay tuned to Twitter hashtag "#LandoPH".

Source: Yahoo!, Twitter

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