Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and
Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)
SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN NUMBER TWO
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING:TROPICAL DEPRESSION “QUEENIE”
Issued at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday 26 November 2014
Tropical Depression “QUEENIE” has maintained its strength as it continues to move closer toward the Eastern section of Mindanao.
|Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.)
|210 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur|
|Strength:||Maximum winds of 45 kph near the center|
|Movement:||Forecast to move West at 24 kph.|
|Forecast Positions/Outlook:||Wednesday afternoon:
expected to make landfall over Surigao del Sur
traverse the Northern Mindanao area
35 km North of Dipolog City
105 km West of Puerto Princesa
expected to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)
710 km West of Puerto Princesa or over the West Philippine Sea
|# 1 (Winds of 30-60 kph is expected
in at least 36 hours)
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.
Mines and Geosciences Bureau 10 (MGB-10)
LANDSLIDE AND FLOOD THREAT ADVISORY
For REGION 10 (NORTHERN MINDANAO)
Issued at 12:30 PM, 26 November 2014
The Provincial, City, and Municipal Governments are respectfully advised to take precautionary measures in view of the precipitation brought about by the Tropical Depression which could have possible adverse impact on the local population, on health, on public and private infrastructure, on the economy.
The general public is advised to be prepared in the event of the occurrence of landslides and floods.
Provincial/City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (P/C/MDRRMC’s) are advised to be vigilant and to take precautionary measures.
Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMC’s) are advised to coordinate with their City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils to plan for any emergency, including identification of safe and suitable relocation sites and/or evacuation centers. These should not be located in landslide-/flood-/hazard-prone areas.
BDRRMC’s are advised to initiate evacuation and readiness measures.
Everyone is requested to keep informed on the latest weather bulletin.
Thank you very much