Super Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) entered the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday (December 4) and made first landfall on the island of Dolores, Eastern Samar moving West – Northwest at 13KPH with wind speed of initially over 200KPH and a diameter of 700KM.
As of this time (December 8, 10am), Typhoon Hagupit has slowed down to 10KPH and weakened to 120KPH moving West Northwest to make its third landfall North of Mindoro between 6 to 8pm bringing in moderate to heavy rainfall according to the latest bulletin of PAGASA.
We are still not out of danger and are advised to take necessary precautions from strong winds, rain, storm surges and possible flooding.
Filipinos have learned their lessons from recent face-to-face experience with Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) and have been on their toes since the announcement of the arrival of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby). But for those who are, for some reason, still clueless about what to do before, during and after a typhoon, I have gathered here a couple of helpful tips from different sites and social media pages to read, study and follow to better prepare us in case a typhoon hits our area.
Here are Five Helpful Tips and Reminders to Stay Safe Before, During and After a Typhoon