Typhoon Glenda is the first and most unforgettable typhoon that I witnessed in Cavite since we’ve moved here a few months ago. The wind was very strong as it leads trees and posts fell down and caused damages to some houses and establishments. Because of this, many of the facilities of Meralco, a Philippine electric company, were damaged causing power outages in major areas in LUZON.
Imagine for three days we do not have electricity and worst without water services. Because our water services depends on deep well that needs power to supply and distribute, we also do not have water services for three days. We’re lucky to have water containers filled but it could only last for a day or two. With the help of my friend who is also in the other part of Cavite but with power and water, we were able to suffice with water supply. Our friendly neighbors were helpful as well if we wanted to buy water from other subdivisions with Maynilad services.
Children are the ones who suffer most when there is power outage. At night, I would render my whole self in making them comfortable to sleep. My arms were very tired in manually producing air with the used of a fan. I almost slept so late only an hour or two in the morning to make sure that they slept soundly. This is a very bad experience. Now hubby and I have plans of buying a generator or a water tank.
Currently, everything is going back to normal. I was able to complete our laundry, cleaned the refrigerator, cleaned our bedrooms, and replaced our bed sheets and covers. Still I can feel the after effect of too many activity over the weekend. My arms were aching! I used Salonpas. I do not want this unexpected event (#GlendaPh caused Several Days of Power Outages) to happen again. This is the very first time in my entire life to experience no power and water services for three days. I pray for a better and brighter tomorrow.