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Title: Reconnaissance report : Flooding resulting from Typhoon Uring in Ormoc City, Leyte Province, The Philippines
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. North Pacific Division.
Pearson, Monte L.
Oliver, John G.
Keywords: Flood
Island of Leyte
Ormoc City
Tacloban City
Typhoon Uring
Publisher: Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Miscellaneous paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; GL-92-12.
Description: Miscellaneous Paper
Abstract: Typhoon Uring passed over the Island of Leyte on 5 November 1991 on an east to west track north of Tacloban City and Ormoc City. The center of the typhoon was at the midpoint of the Island about 10:00 a.m. and took 3 to 4 hr to pass across the Island width. Widespread damage from flooding was left in its wake. The Coastal Plain from Ormoc City at the north to Baybay at the south situated at the western side of the Island received major damages. The Ormoc watershed and Ormoc City were the hardest hit areas.
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