At 5:00 PM today, 22 December 2017, "VINTA" has weakened into a Tropical Depression and is now over Zamboanga Del Sur area.
Scattered to widespread moderate to occasionally heavy rains will prevail over Visayas and Western Mindanao within 24 hours.
Residents of these areas must make appropriate actions against flooding and landslides, coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.
Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS).
All areas under TCWS No. 2 have been downgraded to TCWS No. 1
TCWS elsewhere are now lifted.
Status of Affected Families / Persons
8,246 families or 34,871 persons are affected in 131 barangays in Regions X, XI, CARAGA (see Table 1; details in Annex A).
Status of IDPs Inside Evacuation Centers
A total of 7,817 families or 32,698 persons are currently staying inside 151 evacuation centers in Regions X, XI, CARAGA (see Table 2; details in Annex B).
Status of IDPs Outside Evacuation Centers
A total of 35 families or 161 persons are currently staying with families / friends in Regions X and CARAGA (see Table 3).