#CarinaPH to hit Bicol region, Eastern Luzon, and Caraga

#CarinaPH to hit Bicol region, Eastern Luzon, and Caraga

- Tropical Depression Carina is expected to bring moderate to heavy rainfall over the Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, and CARAGA

- PAGASA reported that Carina moves northwest at 11 kilometers per hour with maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour

- Fishermen in the affected regions are warned against the rough seas that Carina might bring over the eastern seaboards of Luzon and Visayas.

According to state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the low pressure area located at the east of Borongan, Eastern Samar has developed into a tropical depression named Carina.

Moderate to heavy rains are expected as Tropical Depression Carina approaches the said areas. Carina’s eye was estimated to be at 195 kilometers east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, while having a 45 kilometer per hour maximum winds near the center.

#CarinaPH to hit Bicol region, Eastern Luzon, and Caraga

Tropical depression Carina headed to Eastern Luzon (Photo from PAGASA)

Carina moves northwest in direction at 11 kilometers per hour and it is reported to bring heavy rainfall within its 300 kilometer diameter. PAGASA warned that the tropical depression might trigger flashfloods and landslides.

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Although there are no tropical cyclone warning signal that has been raised by the weather bureau, fishermen were given a warning about the moderate to rough seas over the eastern seaboards of Luzon and Visayas.

According to PAGASA, Carina will be at 280 kilometers East of Virac, Catanduanes by Saturday morning. It is expected to be at 255 kilometers East of Casiguran, Aurora by Sunday morning.

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Provinces such as Catanduanes, Northern Samar, and Eastern Samar have raised Signal #1 in their areas as Tropical Depression Carina approaches Eastern Luzon.

‪"The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions," PAGASA stated. - Kami Media

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