On 30 May 2021 at around 3:00 PM, the center of Tropical Depression "Dante" was estimated based on all available data at 835 km East of Mindanao (6.4°N, 132.7°E). The same date, “Dante” intensified into Tropical Storm while moving northwestward over the Philippine sea. On 01 June 2021 at around 8:30 PM, “Dante” made its first landfall in Sulat, Eastern Samar. On 02 June 2021, it made another landfall in Cataingan, Masbate at 1:00 AM, third in Balud, Masbate at 3:30 AM, fourth landfall over Romblon, Romblon, fifth landfall over San Agustin, Romblon at 8:50 AM, sixth landfall over Pola, Oriental Mindoro at 2:00 PM, seventh landfall in Tingloy, Batangas at 7:20 PM and lastly, “Dante” made its eighth landfall in Calatagan, Batangas at 8:00 PM. On 04 June 2021, Tropical Storm “Dante” left Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and decelerated while moving north northeastward towards southern Taiwan. However, on the same day, Tropical Storm “Dante” reentered PAR as it weakened into Tropical Depression. On 05 June 2021, “Dante” left the PAR.
A total of 29,969 families or 124,462 persons were affected in 484 barangays in Regions III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, XI, XII and Caraga.
There are 241 families or 861 persons currently taking temporary shelter in six (6) evacuation centers in Regions VI and Caraga.
A total of 4,550 families or 20,645 persons stayed with their relatives and/or friends in Regions V, VI, VIII, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA.
There were 3,284 damaged houses; of which, 161 were totally damaged and 3,123 were partially damaged.
A total of ₱2,387,084.44 worth of assistance was provided to the affected families; of which, ₱911,096.44 from DSWD and ₱1,475,988.00 from LGUs.