Public Storm Warning “Queenie”

Public Storm Warning 

Signal #1 for Visayas, Mindanao

Active for next 2 hours, 46 minutesLocations: Southern Leyte, Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Siquijor, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Camiguin, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Zamboanga del Norte.

Location of eye/center: At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression “QUEENIE” was estimated based on available data at 210 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur(8.6°N, 128.2°E).
Strength: Maximum winds of 45 kph near the center.
Movement: Forecast to move West at 24 kph.
Forecast Positions:

Tropical Depression “QUEENIE” is expected to make landfall over Surigao del Sur this afternoon and traverse the Northern Mindanao area tonight. By tomorrow morning, it is expected to be at 35 km North of Dipolog City, and at 105 km West of Puerto Princesa by Friday morning. It is expected to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Friday evening and at 710 km West of Puerto Princesa or over the West Philippine Sea by Saturday morning.

Recommended actions

• Estimated rainfall amount is from 7 – 15 mm per hour (moderate – heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.
• Residents in low lying and mountainous areas of the provinces with PSWS#1 as well as the rest of Mindanao are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
• Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboard of Visayas and Mindanao.
• The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today.

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