Typhoon Chedeng weakens after its landfall in Davao Occidental at 5:30 am todayPosted on
DAVAO CITY (March 19) — Typhoon Chedeng changed its route, has made a landfall over Malita at 5:30 in Davao Occidental.
It was weakened into Low Pressure Area at 5:30 am.
The PAGASA in its latest weather advisory has lifted Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals.
However, scattered to at times widespread moderate to heavy rains will still be experienced over:
- Surigao del Sur
- Agusan del Sur
- Davao Region
- Portions of Northern Mindanao
- Zamboanga Peninsula.
The disaster risk reduction and management offices concerned and residents of the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be at high risk of flooding or landslide, are advised to undertake appropriate actions and continue monitoring for updates, including the Weather Advisories and the Heavy Rainfall Warnings/ Thunderstorm Advisories issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.
Those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboards of Visayas and Mindanao.
The PAGASA in its latest advisory states ” At 7:00 AM today, the Low Pressure area was estimated based on all available data at in the vicinity of Malungon, Sarangani(06.3 °N, 125.2 °E).