Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal, Pagasa said. Aldo Nelbert Banaynal, file

Signal No.2 in 17 areas as 'Vinta' moves over Davao Region
(Philstar.com) - December 21, 2017 - 11:30pm
MANILA, Philippines — Storm Warning Signal No. 2 was up in 17 areas in the Visayas and Mindanao on Friday morning as Severe Tropical Storm Vinta moved west over Compostela Valley.
 
As of 7 a.m., Vinta was in the vicinity of Laak, a farming town in Compostela Valley and was moving west at 20 kilometers per hour, Pagasa said.
 
Vinta has maximum sustained winds of 90 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 125 kph, Pagasa said in an earlier Severe Weather Bulletin.
 
 
Cyclones with sustained winds of 89–117 kph are classified as severe tropical storms.
 
Vinta is expected to be 145 km west southwest of Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norter by Saturday morning.
 
Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 2 is up in the following areas:
 
Visayas
 
Siquijor
Southern Negros Oriental
 
Mindanao
 
Surigao del Norte including Siargao Islands
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Northern Davao Oriental
Compostela Valley
Davao del Norte
Camiguin
Bukidnon
Misamis Oriental
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
Misamis Occidental
Eastern Zamboanga del Norte
Eastern Zamboanga del Sur  
 
TWCS No. 1 has been raised over the following areas:
 
Visayas
 
Southern Leyte
Southern portion of Leyte
Bohol
Southern Cebu
Rest of Negros Oriental
Southern Negros Occidental

Mindanao

Dinagat Island
Rest of Davao Oriental
Davao del Sur
North Cotabato
Maguindanao
Rest of Zamboanga del Norte
Rest of Zamboanga del Sur
Zamboanga Sibugay

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