While writing this post we are experiencing typhoon; typhoon Tisoy to be exact with an international name Kammuri. As of 5 p.m. today Southern portion of Quezon (Perez, Alabat, Quezon, Atimonan, Padre Burgos, Agdangan, Plaridel, Unisan, Pitogo, Gumaca, Pitogo, Lopez, Macalelon, General Luna, Calauag, Guinayangan, Tagkawayan, Buenavista, Mulanay, San Narciso, San Francisco, San Andres) are under signal no. 3 and the rest of Quezon Province including Polillo Islands are under signal no. 2. Right now, here in my place, we are not experiencing heavy rains but a strong wind is making me worried.
I remember the typhoon Rosing way back 1995. This typhoon was one of the strongest typhoons in our country. Back then, the house that we are living today is not fully finished. My father told us to stay here while there is typhoon. We didn’t think that because of typhoon Rosing we will transfer in this house and never come back from our old house even this house still not finished. Well, this house is safer than our long-standing house because this one is made of stone and the old one wasn’t. After the typhoon we went back to our house and it was totally washout. Good thing we brought our things in the new house before Rosing hit our place. It was really strong typhoon.
Well, I hope and pray that this typhoon Tisoy we are facing right now will not cause immense problem to everyone affected by the storm. I believe in the power of prayers and I know God will protect us. Still we need to think for our safety because PAGASA warned of a possible storm surge over 3 meters high in several coastal areas in Catanduanes, Camarines Norte, and Camarines Sur. Also, a storm surge up to 3 meters tall may also occur over several coastal areas in Batangas, Quezon, Albay, and Marinduque. So, be vigilant and observant on what is happening in your place. Keep safe everyone, God is with us. I strongly believe on that just trust Him.