Lando threatens Nueva Ecija, barrels toward Cordillera

October 18, 2015 7:25 AM

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Typhoon Lando, with the international name Koppu, moves toward the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) at a speed of 5 kph, according to the 11 a.m. severe weather bulletin of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Sunday (October 18).

Anticipating the arrival of Lando, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) during a media briefing on Sunday recommended the forced evacuation of families in areas prone to landslides and flooding in CAR.

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