DSWD DROMIC Preparedness for Response Report #4 on Tropical Depression “USMAN” as of 29 December 2018, 4PM

Report
from Government of the Philippines
Published on 29 Dec 2018 View Original

Situation Overview

Issued at 08:00 am today, TROPICAL DEPRESSION "USMAN" HAS MADE LANDFALL IN THE VICINITY OF BORONGAN, EASTERN SAMAR AND HAS WEAKENED INTO A LOW PRESSURE AREA (LPA)

  • At 6:00 AM today, TD “USMAN” has made landfall over Borongan City, Eastern Samar.

  • All Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals have been lifted.

  • Moderate to heavy rains will prevail over CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region and Aurora, while light to moderate with at times heavy rains is expected over Metro Manila the rest of central Luzon and Visayas.

  • Residents of the aforementioned areas, especially those living near river channels and in low-lying and mountainous areas, are advised to take appropriate measures against possible flooding and landslides, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.

  • Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon, the eastern and western seaboards of Southern Luzon and the eastern seaboard of Visayas due to surge of the Northeast Monsoon.

At 7:00 AM today, the center of LPA was estimated based on all available data at In the vicinity of Llorente, Eastern Samar (11.3 °N, 125.4 °E)