Typhoon Quiel

October 1, 2011 by staff 

Typhoon QuielTyphoon Quiel, The province of Isabela was battered by Typhoon “Quiel” when it made landfall Saturday morning.

Strong winds peaking up to 195 miles per hour caused some trees to be uprooted while heavy rains caused a near zero visibility on major highways.

The attack lasted about 3 hours from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. But unlike typhoon “Pedring” which showcases more than the winds of the rains when it made landfall in the province of Aurora, Quiel simultaneously brought strong winds and heavy rains to Isabela.

Many structures in Cauayan City were damaged, mostly billboards, canvas and wood materials. The number of major obstacles Isabela road were also destroyed by the typhoon. Quiel also overthrown by electric poles and cable wires swaying as if being dragged by the winds.

The rapid reaction unit of local authorities immediately cleared the road of fallen trees and other debris, making it passable for all vehicles.

But despite the province is placed with the signal number 3, the family is being pushed through the work with his father’s funeral procession along Maharlika Highway in the town of Alicia, Isabela.

In the exclusive video of ABS-CBN News, the staff, along with the hearse was fighting against strong winds as they parade to the church for the final mass in honor of his father, Mauro Work.

They walked in heavy rain and winds, and the umbrella does not help.

His son Julio told ABS-CBN News that he decided to move forward with the funeral despite the danger, because it was scheduled, and wakes up from his father, lasting two weeks.

“Ito ang Araw ng Talaga itinuloy schedule niya na Namin,” yun kasi naka USAP in na schedule, “he said.

July said that her sisters working overseas and the need to return to their jobs as soon as possible.

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