‘Crising’ maintains strength, moves toward southern Palawan
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MANILA, Philippines—Tropical depression “Crising” maintained its strength as it moved towards southern Palawan and is seen to exit the Philippine territory by Thursday evening, the state weather bureau said.
“Crising” packed maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour, and moved west northwest at 19 kph, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Wednesday afternoon.
Only southern Palawan remained under Signal No. 1.
The tropical depression was last spotted 300 kilometers northwest of Zamboanga City, and was forecast to be at 380 km southwest of Puerto Princesa City by Thursday afternoon and 580 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City by Thursday evening.
Residents living in low-lying and mountainous areas under Signal No. 1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
Moderate to heavy rains were seen over Mimaropa, Calabarzon, Bicol Region and Eastern Visayas, Pagasa said.
Meanwhile, Mindanao and the rest of Visayas will be cloudy with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. Metro Manila and the rest of the Luzon will be cloudy with light rains.
Fishing boats and other small seacraft are advised not to venture out into the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the Eastern seaboards of Southern and Central Luzon and Visayas.
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