Typhoon Nesat hit Philippines

typhoon Nesat hit Philippines
typhoon Nesat hit Philippines

A lot of citizens of the province of Albay, the Philippines, were evacuated in anticipation of the coming storm Nesat. Typhoon also caused heavy flooding and power failure that causes the daily activities in the Philippines disrupted.

According to BBC news station, Tuesday, September 27, 2011, the typhoon Nesat caused Philippine Stock Exchange and Embassy of the United States and other activity centers in the capital Manila to become paralyzed. At least four people were be victims and two others were missing from the storm, and this figure is expected to continue to grow.

Earlier, the typhoon Nesat caused landslides on Tuesday morning in the province of Isabel and Aurora, which is located on the Pacific coast. With the current speed reached 170 kilometers per hour, Typhoon Nesat expected to continue to waft throughout the Philippines before finally moving toward the South China Sea on Thursday.

In Manila, government offices, schools, and campuses are closed, and residents are encouraged to not leave the house. Many roads flooded and many flights were canceled as other effects of storm Nesat.

Authorities warned residents living in the lowlands to be vigilant because the area is vulnerable to the threat of flooding and landslides. Previously, there have been reports of landslide events in Manila and central Luzon island.

The coastal area is also not spared from the threat of danger. The meteorologist predicted four-meter-high waves will hit the coastal areas.

"The damage is expected to get worse. Now it has happened a power failure, thus damaging our crops. Many bridges are flooded," lamented Richard Gordon of the Philippine Red Cross.

Filipinos including the countries through which the hurricanes, but Hurricane Nesat expected to be the biggest storm this year. Storm Nesat comes two years after the typhoon Ketsana, and more than 400 inhabitants be victims.