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Pagasa raises yellow rainfall warning over 5 Eastern Visayas provinces

/ 09:02 AM January 24, 2022

Chance of rain in southern Luzon, Mindanao due to ITCZ - Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) raised a yellow rainfall warning over five provinces in Eastern Visayas on Monday.

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The trough of a low pressure area (LPA) prompted Pagasa to raise a yellow rainfall warning in Eastern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, and Southern Leyte.

A yellow rainfall advisory is issued when the expected rainfall amount is between 7.5 millimeter and 15 millimeter within one hour and likely to continue.

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Pagasa warned residents in the said areas of possible flash floods and landslides.

“FLOODING is POSSIBLE especially in low lying areas and landslides in mountainous areas,” the weather agency said on its Facebook page.

“The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions, MONITOR the weather condition and watch for the next advisory,” it added.

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