PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin #3 for: Tropical Storm Vinta issued at:5:00 am, 21 December 2017

Report
from Government of the Philippines
Published on 21 Dec 2017 View Original

Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

"VINTA" HAS INTENSIFIED INTO A TROPICAL STORM AS IT CONTINUES TO TRACK WESTWARD. Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains is expected over Eastern Visayas, Caraga and Davao Region within 24 hours. Residents of these areas must undertake precautionary measures, coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.

Sea travel is risky over the eastern seaboard of Visayas and Mindanao due to the approaching Tropical Storm

Expected to make landfall over Caraga - Davao Region area between Thursday (December 21) evening and Friday (December 22) morning.

Possible inclusion of Bohol, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, and Maguindanao in areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 1 within 6 hours.