Various areas in the city of Tacloban experienced flooding while several homes have their roofs torn off due to strong winds.
Masbate is the third province in the Bicol region to declare a state of calamity.
A buy-bust operation conducted in the highway near New Tarlac, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat, nabs two suspects. photo credit: Bong Jacilan
Lapu-lapu City in Cebu experiences rains as “Ruby” passes the province.
The Philippine Coast Guard succesfully rescued a young man when the boat that he is riding sank during the rampage of “Ruby” in Tacloban City.
The government of Tacloban City allowed its citizens in the evacuation centers to return to their homes despite the lack of electricity and flooding in some areas.
Despite strong winds and rains, the local government of Albay issued an advisory allowing residents in the evacuation centers to return to their homes.
In our breaking news, Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada declares “no classes” on all levels, private or public, tomorrow, December 8, 2014. Taguig City also declared no classes on all levels.
The province of Aklan experienced four incidents of power shortages as “Ruby” felled trees which damaged power lines in the province.
The province of Aklan experienced the wrath of “Ruby” bringing strong rains and winds as well as huge waves in the coastal areas causing residents in said areas to evacuate.
PAGASA said that Metro Manila will be placed under storm signal two as typhoon “Ruby” passes the region by 2 in the morning, Monday, December 8, 2014.
Camarines Sur and Albay were placed under a state of calamity, giving them access to much-needed calamity funds to address the needs of residents affected by typhoon “Ruby”.