FOR:Tropical Depression Samuel
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:2:00 PM, 20 November 2018



  • Moderate to heavy rains which may trigger flooding and landslides is expected over Visayas, Dinagat Islands, Siargao island, Sorsogon, Masbate, Albay, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Romblon, and Cuyo group of islands. Residents of these areas, especially those living near or in river channels, low-lying and mountainous areas, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.
  • Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the areas under TCWS #1 and the eastern seaboard of Southern Luzon.
  • “SAMUEL” is expected to make landfall in the area between the southern portion of Eastern Samar and Dinagat Islands tonight.
  • Mines and Geosciences Bureau 10 (MGB-10)Issued at: 4:45 PM today, 20 November 2018

    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.