Tropical Depression Crising Prompts Signal No.1 for 12 Areas in Mindanao

Tropical Depression Crising Prompts Signal No.1 for 12 Areas in Mindanao -- According to PAGASA in its 11 p.m. advisory, tropical depression Crising is located at 50 km southeast of Zamboanga City as of 10 pm. Its maximum wind speed was at 45 kph near the center. As Crising maintains its strength, at least 12 areas were placed under Storm Signal No. 1. These are:
  1. Southern Palawan
  2. Sultan Kudarat
  3. Maguindanao
  4. Lanao del Sur
  5. Lanao del Norte
  6. Misamis Occidental
  7. Zamboanga del Norte
  8. Zamboanga del Sur
  9. Zamboanga Sibugay
  10. Basilan
  11. Sulu and;
  12. Tawi-Tawi
In the same report also, Crising was seen moving west-northwest at 24 kph at a distance of more or less 210 km southwest of Puerto Princesa City. It is estimated that by Thursday evening, Crising will be 640 km west of Puerto Princesa City.

Tropical depression Crising is estimated to bring upon a rainfall of 5 to 15 mm per hour. PAGASA advised small seacrafts to refrain from venturing into the ff:
  • Northern, Eastern and Southern seaboards of Luzon
  • Central and Eastern seaboards of Visayas and;
  • Eastern seaboard of Mindanao
PAGASA hinted that another low-pressure area is currently developing at about 150 km northwest of Puerto Princesa City.

PAGASA - Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration

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