Typhoon “ODETTE” has maintained its strength as it continues to threaten the Northern Luzon area.Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 20 mm per hour (heavy-intense) within the 700 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signals #3, #2 & #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under signal #3 and #2 are alerted against storm surges.
“ODETTE” will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over Metro Manila, MIMAROPA, Western Visayas, Cavite, Laguna and Batangas. Residents in these areas are advised to be alert against flashfloods and landslides.
Sea travel is risky over the western seaboard of Southern Luzon and over the eastern seaboard of Central and Southern Luzon and of Visayas.
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
(101-185 kph winds is expected in at least 18 hours)
Batanes Group of Islands
Signal No. 2
(61-100 kph winds is expected in at least 24 hours)
Calayan Group of Islands
Babuyan Group of Islands
Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds is expected in at least 36 hours)