Super typhoon Yutu strikes U.S. territories of Guam and CNMI
sean at donelan.com
Thu Oct 25 17:43:02 UTC 2018
Parts of Saipan airport was heavily dmanaged. Sea ports are closed.
Utility power is out in Saipan, and hundreds of power poles are reported
down. Backup generators are operating at critical facilities.
The first disaster relief flights are expected at 10am Friday, after the
runways at Saipan airport are cleared and certified for operation.
IT&E, CNMI's local incumbant telephone provider, reports its central
offices are operating and inter-island cables are are intact. Most of the
backbone lines on CNMI are buried underground.
DOCOMO Pacific, CNMI's local wireless provider, reports its network
remained operational through the storm. I am seeing social media posts
from people using cell phones on CNMI.
Oracle's Internet Intelligence map shows 60% traceroute completion rate
in the Northern Mariana Islands.
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