Tropical Depression "CRISING"
Weather Bulletin Number THREE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depression "CRISING"
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Tuesday, 19 February 2013
Tropical Depression "CRISING" has accelerated as it continues to threaten Mindanao.
|Location of Center:|
(as of 4:00 a.m.)
|310 km East of General Santos City
||Maximum winds of 45 kph near the center |
||West Northwest at 22 kph|
30 km Northwest of Cotabato City
380 km Northwest of Zamboanga City
450 km Northwest of Puerto Princesa City
|Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
|Signal No. 1|
(45-60 kph winds)
|Davao del Norte|
Davao del Sur
southern part of Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Sur
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
Zamboanga del Sur
Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signal #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 - 15 mm per hour (moderate - heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.
Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Northern and Eastern seaboards of the country.
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.