CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 12 (PIA) – The public and the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (DRRMCs) are advised to monitor the situation and undertake appropriate actions in the area of responsibility (AOR).
This, as low pressure area (LPA) was estimated, at 8:00 a.m., today, based on satellite and surface data in the vicinity of Malaybalay, Bukidnon (8.0oN, 125.OoE), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), said.
In its Weather Advisory No. 5 for LPA and tail-end of a cold front, issued 10:30 a.m., today PAGASA said both LPA and tail-end of a cold front will continue to bring cloudy skies with scattered to widespread rains and thunderstorms in Southern Luzon, Visayas and Northern and Eastern Mindanao which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.
People living near the mountain slopes and in the low-lying areas near the above-mentioned areas and the local DRRMCs concerned are still advised to be alert.
"Let us untiringly aim for zero casualties," said regional director Ana Cañeda, chairperson of Region 10 DRRMC. (PIA-10)