Typhoon Hits Philippines Causing Massive Floods in Manila

Published November 12th, 2020 - 02:21 GMT

Third typhoon is likely to storm battered Philippines causing severe floods in Manila on Thursday. Many people were left stuck on rooftops.

Authorities revealed that winds came along with typhoon Vamco measured at 155 kilometres (96 miles) per hour sweeping across the country's largest island of Luzon.

Moreover, the Philippines government has also warned of landslides and potentially deadly storm surges along the coast.

"The magnitude of what we're experiencing now is comparable to Ondoy," Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro told CNN Philippines.

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Residents carry their belongings as they make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

Residents carry their belongings as they make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

Rescuers pull a rubber boat carrying residents through a flooded street after Typhoon Vamco hit in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

Rescuers pull a rubber boat carrying residents through a flooded street after Typhoon Vamco hit in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

A resident makes her way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

A resident makes her way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

A man (L) carries a television as residents make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit the area in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

A man (L) carries a television as residents make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit the area in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

A motorist passes along a street amidst strong winds in Legazpi City, Albay province on November 11, 2020, ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Vamco -- expected to intensify into a typhoon -- in the region devastated by two typhoons in less than three weeks. Charism SAYAT / AFP

A motorist passes along a street amidst strong winds in Legazpi City, Albay province on November 11, 2020, ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Vamco -- expected to intensify into a typhoon -- in the region devastated by two typhoons in less than three weeks. Charism SAYAT / AFP

View of the Tiwi Municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines on November 8, 2020, a week after Super Typhoon Goni (Rolly) battered the province. Goni made its second landfall in this area, destroying most houses in the coastal communities. Martin SAN DIEGO / UNOCHA

View of the Tiwi Municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines on November 8, 2020, a week after Super Typhoon Goni (Rolly) battered the province. Goni made its second landfall in this area, destroying most houses in the coastal communities. Martin SAN DIEGO / UNOCHA

Rescuers evacuate an elderly resident from her flooded home after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

Rescuers evacuate an elderly resident from her flooded home after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

Rescuers evacuate residents from their flooded homes after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

Rescuers evacuate residents from their flooded homes after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP

Residents carry their belongings as they make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Rescuers pull a rubber boat carrying residents through a flooded street after Typhoon Vamco hit in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A resident makes her way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A man (L) carries a television as residents make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit the area in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A motorist passes along a street amidst strong winds in Legazpi City, Albay province on November 11, 2020, ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Vamco -- expected to intensify into a typhoon -- in the region devastated by two typhoons in less than three weeks. Charism SAYAT / AFP
View of the Tiwi Municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines on November 8, 2020, a week after Super Typhoon Goni (Rolly) battered the province. Goni made its second landfall in this area, destroying most houses in the coastal communities. Martin SAN DIEGO / UNOCHA
Rescuers evacuate an elderly resident from her flooded home after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Rescuers evacuate residents from their flooded homes after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Residents carry their belongings as they make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Residents carry their belongings as they make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Rescuers pull a rubber boat carrying residents through a flooded street after Typhoon Vamco hit in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Rescuers pull a rubber boat carrying residents through a flooded street after Typhoon Vamco hit in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A resident makes her way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A resident makes her way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A man (L) carries a television as residents make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit the area in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A man (L) carries a television as residents make their way through a flooded street to shelter after Typhoon Vamco hit the area in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
A motorist passes along a street amidst strong winds in Legazpi City, Albay province on November 11, 2020, ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Vamco -- expected to intensify into a typhoon -- in the region devastated by two typhoons in less than three weeks. Charism SAYAT / AFP
A motorist passes along a street amidst strong winds in Legazpi City, Albay province on November 11, 2020, ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Vamco -- expected to intensify into a typhoon -- in the region devastated by two typhoons in less than three weeks. Charism SAYAT / AFP
View of the Tiwi Municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines on November 8, 2020, a week after Super Typhoon Goni (Rolly) battered the province. Goni made its second landfall in this area, destroying most houses in the coastal communities. Martin SAN DIEGO / UNOCHA
View of the Tiwi Municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines on November 8, 2020, a week after Super Typhoon Goni (Rolly) battered the province. Goni made its second landfall in this area, destroying most houses in the coastal communities. Martin SAN DIEGO / UNOCHA
Rescuers evacuate an elderly resident from her flooded home after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Rescuers evacuate an elderly resident from her flooded home after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Rescuers evacuate residents from their flooded homes after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP
Rescuers evacuate residents from their flooded homes after Typhoon Vamco hit, in Marikina City, suburban Manila on November 12, 2020. Ted ALJIBE / AFP