Ongoing disruption and bad weather conditions to be expected due to Typhoon Ulysses, particularly on the island of Luzon – At least 40 dead

The passage of Typhoon Ulysses caused several victims and missing persons as well as many victims and material damage in the Philippines in particular the metropolitan region of  Manila, in particular Quezon CityMarikina City and Pasig City. About forty people have died, according to the local press. Ulysses made landfall on November 11 with winds up to 155 km/h (SSF 11/11/2020).

According to the same source, torrential rains caused flooding in many areas of Manila, causing extensive damage.

Relief operations are underway in the most affected areas, including  CaintaMontalbanSan Mateo and Rizal. At least 22 people are missing.

Authorities say more than 180,000 people have been evacuated, flooding has been reported in 105 towns and more than 206 roads have been blocked due to landslides.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Ulysses is currently traveling at 10 km/h west-northwest, towards central Vietnam.

We recommend monitoring local information, especially on the PAGASA website, as well as any instructions from the authorities.

Travel disturbances are to be expected.

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