Tropical Cyclone: WARNING
Issued at 05:00 am, 18 March 2019
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 11:00 am today.)
“CHEDENG” HAS SLIGHTLY SLOWED DOWN WHILE MAINTAINING ITS STRENGTH.
- Scattered to at times widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail over Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, and Davao del Norte today (18 March) and in most parts of Mindanao tomorrow (19 March). The disaster risk reduction and management offices concerned and residents of these areas, especially those living in areas identified to be at high risk of flooding or landslide, are advised to undertake necessary preparations and continue monitoring for updates.
- Those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboards of Visayas and Mindanao, as well as the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS).
- This tropical depression may make landfall over the eastern coast of Davao Oriental tomorrow (19 March) morning.
DENR – Mines and Geosciences Bureau X (MGB-X)
Issued at: 8:53 AM today, 2019. March 18
The Provincial, City, and Municipal Governments are hereby advised to take precautionary measures in view of the Typhoon. This weather disturbance could have possible adverse impact on the local population, on health, on public and private infrastructure, on the economy.
The Provincial/City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils and the general public are advised to be prepared in the event of the occurrence of landslides and floods. The P/C/MDRRMCs are advised to be vigilant and to take precautionary measures.
The Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMCs) 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.
Thank you very much.