Tropical storm Crising made landfall over Baganga, Davao Oriental on Thursday night.
PAGASA said Crising made landfall at 8:20 p.m.
In its 8 p.m. severe weather bulleting, PAGASA said Crising was last estimated at 110 kilometers south-southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur with maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour near the center.
It had gustiness of up to 80 kph.
It is moving westward at 25 kph.
Meanwhile, Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 2 remains over:
- The southern portion of Surigao del Sur (Tagbina, Hinatuan, City of Bislig, Lingig, Barobo)
- The southern portion of Agusan del Sur (Loreto, La Paz, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Santa Josefa, Trento, San Francisco, Talacogon)
- The northern portion of Davao Oriental (Baganga, Caraga, Manay, Tarragona, Lupon, Banaybanay)
- Davao de Oro
- The northern portion of Davao del Norte (Kapalong, San Isidro, Asuncion, New Corella, Talaingod)
Areas under TCWS No. 1 are the following:
- The southeastern portion of Negros Oriental (Dumaguete City, Valencia, Sibulan, Santa Catalina, Siaton, Zamboanguita, Dauin, Bacong)
PAGASA said areas under TCWS No. 2 may experience gale-force winds while areas under TCWS No. 1 may experience strong breeze to near gale conditions.
The next severe weather bulletin will be issued at 11 p.m.
Hazards affecting land and coastal areas
From Thursday to Friday afternoon, moderate to heavy rains may prevail over Caraga, Davao Region, Northern Mindanao, SOCCSKSARGEN, and Bangsamoro.
“Under these conditions, flooding (including flash floods) and rain-induced landslides are possible during heavy or prolonged rainfall,” PAGASA said.
Meanwhile, moderate to rough seas will be experienced over the eastern seaboard of Mindanao in the next 24 hours.
?PAGASA advised mariners with small seacrafts and inexperienced mariners to refrain from sea voyage.
—NB, GMA News