LOOK: The aftermath of Typhoon Nina in Marinduque


Posted at Dec 28 2016 09:45 PM

MANILA - Typhoon Nina (international name: Nock-Ten) wreaked havoc in Marinduque, leaving behind a trail of fallen trees and lampposts, impassable streets and destroyed houses.

Disaster officials said the initial cost of damage to infrastructure has reached P83.4 million in Marinduque and Oriental Mindoro.

Nina also displaced at least 132,908 families or 602,770 people from 785 barangays in affected provinces, forcing them to temporarily seek shelter in 145 schools.

Residents in Boac town sent photos showing scenes of devastation. They are appealing to the government for help.

Meanwhile, in the town of Gasan in Marinduque, resident Jessarene M. ?caught a photo of the MT Obama vessel that ran aground in Barangay Banot.

Typhoon Nina brought MT Obama Tanker to the shore of Barangay Banot in Gasan. Photo: Jessarene M.

She also shared a photo of a tree falling in front of her house due to the typhoon's strong winds.

A photo shared to ABS-CBN News by Jessarene M.