DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration
Issued at 4:00 AM, 17 February 2021
SYNOPSIS: Tail-end of a Frontal System (Shear Line) affecting the eastern section of Visayas and Mindanao. Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon.
|ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY|
|LOCATION: 1,080 EAST OF MINDANAO (6.9N, 135.6E)|
|MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 KPH|
|GUSTINESS: UP TO 55 KPH|
|MOVEMENT: WESTWARD SLOWLY|
Forecast Weather Conditions
|Place||Weather Condition||Caused By||Impacts|
|Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, SOCCSKSARGEN and Zamboanga Peninsula||Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms||Tail-end of a Frontal System||Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate with at times heavy rains|
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
MINES AND GEOSCIENCES BUREAU
Regional Office No. X
Rain-Induced Landslide and Flood Threat Advisory
For Region X (Northern Mindanao)
Issued at 8:30 A.M., 2021. February 17
The Provincial/City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils/Offices are respectfully advised to be vigilant and to take precautionary measures in view of the Tropical Depression which could have possible adverse impact on the local population, on health, on public and private infrastructure, on the economy.
The Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMCs) are kindly advised to coordinate with their City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council/Office (C/M DRRMC/O) to plan for any emergency, including evacuation measures. Caution should be taken that evacuation centers are located in safe areas, that these should not be located in landslide-/flood-/hazard-prone areas.
All these measures should be hand-in-hand with safety and health protocols in view of the pandemic.
Everyone is please advised to keep informed on the latest weather bulletin from PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration).