The Provincial Government of Pangasinan led by Governor Amado I. Espino III remains on guard for the possible danger brought by Typhoon “Rolly” even after the typhoon slightly weakened.
As of press time, severe weather bulletin of PAGASA noted that Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 in the province has been lifted. The province may still experience light to moderate rains.
Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office Spokesperson Avenix Arenas disclosed that Governor Espino directed to sustain the disaster preparedness in the province.
“Kahit bumaba o lumihis ang bagyo, tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang ating paghahanda,” said the PDRRMO spokesperson.
Stationed at the command center of the PDRRMO are some personnel from line agencies, including: Philippine National Police and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to backstop possible rescue and relief operations in the province.
Based on the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) situation report (as of 1PM, November 1), the province has yet reported flood and disaster incidence.
As of 12 noon, the PDRRMO report also noted, that the San Roque Dam remains in normal level at 252.21 meters above sea level (masl), or the water level is still 27.79 meters below the spilling level of 280 masl.
All roads and bridges in the province remain passable to all types of vehicle.
As of press time, Typhoon Rolly is moving towards Southeastern Coast of Batangas with winds up to 165 km/hr and gustiness of up to 230 km/hr.
/Shiella Mae C. De Guzman