MANILA, Philippines - Typhoon "Lando" has damaged more than P7 billion worth of agriculture and infrastructure, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Thursday.
The latest report of the NDRRMC showed that the Lando, which has now weakened into a low pressure area, damaged an estimated P6.4 billion worth of crops and P902,390,431 worth of infrastructure in regions I, II, III, IV-A, IV-B, V and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
The total damage in agriculture and infrastructure amount to P7,332,932,212.50.
The NDRRMC recorded a total of 41 deaths and 78 injured while five persons were reported missing.
Meanwhile, 25,182 families or 113,534 persons are still staying in 455 evacuation centers in Luzon.
A total of 268,877 families or 1,242,239 persons have been affected by the onslaught of the typhoon.
The NDRMMC also recorded a total of 784 incidents including:
Power interruptions or outages were reported in five cities and 86 municipalities. Province-wide power outages remain in Ilocos Sur, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Aurora, Quezon, Kalinga and Mt. Province, according to the NDRRMC.
A total of 101 road sections and 11 bridges remain impassable due to flooding and landslides.
Northern Luzon will continue to experience rains due to the low pressure area, formerly tropical depression Lando.