3 Davao Provinces Under Signal No. 2 as Tropical Storm Vinta Intensifies


Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte and Compostela Valley Province were placed under tropical cyclone warning signal (TCWS) no. 2 as tropical storm Vinta intensifies.

According to PAGASA, Vinta has slightly accelerated while maintaining its westward movement.

Heavy rains are expetced over Davao Region, CARAGA, Northern Mindanao, Central Visayas, and Eastern Visayas within the next 24 hours. 

Residents of the above-mentioned areas are advised to be cautious for possible flooding and landslides. They must coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices and continue to monitor for updates.

Vinta is expected to make a landfall over Caraga - Davao Region area between late this evening and tomorrow morning (22 December).

Forecast Positions: 
24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): In the vicinity of Sibagat, Agusan del Sur(8.8°N, 125.7°E)
48 Hour(Saturday morning):245 km South of Cuyo, Palawan(8.7°N, 120.8°E)
72 Hour(Sunday morning): 220 km West Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(9.3°N, 116.8°E)
96 Hour(Monday morning):260 km West Southwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)(9.9°N, 112.0°E)


TCWS#2 (61-120kph expected in 24 hrs)
Surigao del Norte Incl. Siargao Islands, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Northern Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, and Camiguin

TCWS#1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs)
Southern Leyte, southern portion of Leyte, Southern Cebu, Siquijor, Bohol, Southern Negros Occidental and Southern Negros Oriental,Dinagat Island, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, North Cotabato, Maguindanao, Rest of Davao Oriental, Northern Davao del Sur, Compostela Valley, 

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About Glen

Born and raised in Davao region, Glen is a graduate of BA Social Science from UP Mindanao. He currently lives in Davao City and is an active social media mover in the region. He is the co-founder of Davao Digital Influencers, Inc., a community of bloggers, vloggers and microbloggers in Davao. He is the blogger behind www.escapemanila.com and www.ilovedavao.com.
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