WEATHER UPDATE — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reports that Tropical Depression “Amang” is moving at 475 km east of Catanduanes. It is moving Westward towards the Bicol region and then northwestward at 45 km per hour.
Tropical Cycle Wind Signal Number 1 is up in Catanduanes for Luzon and particularly for Eastern Samar and the eastern portion of North Eastern Samar.
Forecasted Accumulated Rainfalls
PAGASA forecasted heavy rainfalls (50-100 mm) from the morning till the night time of April 11 in the areas of Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, and the Northern portions of Samar and Eastern Samar.
Meanwhile, heavy rains will be experienced from morning to nighttime today in Camarines Norte and the western portion of Camarines Sur. Heavy rains will also fall on the southern portion of Quezon, the rest of the Bicol Region, Northern Samar, and the northern portions of Samar and Eastern Samar.
The state weather bureau says that Tropical Depression “Amang” comes with the threat of strong winds with potential impacts of minimal to minor damage to life and property.
According to DOST PAGASA, “under these conditions. Flooding and rain-induced landslides are possible. Especially in areas that are highly or very highly susceptible to these hazards as identified by hazard maps and in localities that experienced considerable amounts of rainfalls for the past several days.”
Impacts on the Coastal Waters
A gale warning is taking effect on the seaboards of Catanduanes and Samar. Moderate to rough seas are expected, and mariners of small seacrafts are advised to take precautionary measures or to avoid any sea venture.
Here is a list of the specific affected areas identified by PAGASA:
- San Policarpio
- San Julian
- San Roque
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