Tropical Storm Hagupit (Bagyong Ruby) is now moving near the province of Batangas and could make landfall near the town of Laiya according to PAGASA. While Signal #3 warnings have been lowered by the agency, Signal #2 is still in effect in many areas, including Metro Manila. Bands of heavy rains and strong winds will continue to batter the region throughout the evening hours and possibly into tomorrow morning.
A report from the Philippine Red Cross indicated that at least 21 people have already been killed due to Hagupit. However, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council has not confirmed that figure as of yet. We’ll continue to verify these reports and update accordingly.
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