15 areas under signal no. 1 due to Tropical Depression Salome
(philstar.com) - November 9, 2017 - 2:56am

MANILA, Philippines — State weather bureau PAGASA has raised storm signal over several areas due to Tropical Depression Salome.

In its 8:00 a.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA hoisted tropical cyclone warning signal no. 1 over the following areas:

  • Camarines Sur
  • Albay
  • Sorsogon
  • Masbate, including Ticao and Burias Islands
  • Romblon
  • Marinduque
  • southern Quezon
  • Laguna
  • Batangas
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • northern Mindoro
  • northern Samar
  • eastern Samar
  • Samar
  • Leyte, including Biliran

Residents of the said areas, as well as the rest of the Bicol region, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon, Metro Manila and the eastern section of central Luzon are "advised to be alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides."

The state weather bureau also issued warning for sea travel for areas under storm signal due to moderate and rough seas.

Meanwhile, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council spokesperson Mina Marasigan announced that all trips from Batangas port going to MIMAROPA are suspended due to the tropical depression.

PAGASA located the center of "Salome" at the vicinity of Mondragon, northern Samar.

Tropical Depression Salome packs maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometer per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.

It is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on November 11, Saturday morning.

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