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Davao del Sur on ‘yellow’ alert due to heavy rain

/ 08:09 AM March 19, 2019
Mindanao Railway project Department of Transportation

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DIGOS CITY, Philippines – Mayor Joseph Peñas canceled classes in all levels both public and private schools since Monday afternoon.

Peñas on Tuesday also ordered the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) to monitor the riverbanks and the hinterlands for possible flash floods and landslide.

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Since Monday night, the city has been experiencing non-stop rain until the following morning.

All classes in the province were also suspended and local executives urged the public to be vigilant, particularly those living in hilly areas and along river banks.

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On Tuesday morning, the weather bureau placed Davao City and Davao del Norte under yellow rainfall warning, while the provinces of Davao Oriental and Compostela were put under orange warning.

Signal No. 1 was raised in these areas in Mindanao:

Davao Oriental

Compostela Valley

Davao del Sur

Davao City

General Santos City

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Davao Occidental

Southern part of Davao del Norte including Samal Island

Eastern part of North Cotabato

Eastern part of South Cotabato

Eastern part of Sarangani

Eastern part of Sultan Kudarat

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said residents in Mindanao must braced for possible floods and landslides. /cbb

Orlando Dinoy

Inquirer Mindanao

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