Heavy rains in Visayas,
Mindanao as 'Agaton' now over southern Negros
Heavy rains in Visayas, Mindanao as 'Agaton' now over southern Negros
MANILA – Heavy rains is expected over Visayas and several areas in Mindanao
as Tropical Depression Agaton is now over southern Negros Oriental on
Tuesday, state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and
Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.
In its severe weather bulletin issued at 8:30 a.m., PAGASA said Agaton was
last observed at the vicinity of Bais City, Negros Oriental with maximum
winds of up to 55 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of 90
kph. It is forecast to move west at 25 kph.
Signal number 1 is hoisted over Palawan, including Cuyo Island, Bohol, Cebu,
Siquijor, Guimaras, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, southern Antique and
“Agaton” is expected to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility
(PAR) by Thursday morning.
PAGASA advised against sea travel over the areas under signal number 1 and
the seaboards of northern Luzon and southern Luzon, eastern and western
seaboards of the Visayas and eastern seaboard of Mindanao due to the surge
of the northeast monsoon. (PNA)