Dec 272014
At least 11 areas were under Signal No. 1 as Tropical Depression Seniang continued to move closer toward Northeastern Mindanao before noon Sunday.

In its 11 a.m. update, PAGASA said Seniang was estimated at 210 km east of Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur as of 10 a.m.

Seniang had winds of 45 kph and was moving west-northwest at 11 kph.

By Monday morning it is expected to be 100 km north of Hinatuan or in the vicinity of Tandag in Surigao del Sur.

By Tuesday morning it is expected to be 30 km west of Tagbilaran City in Bohol.

On Wednesday morning it is expected to be 230 km west of Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental or 280 km east of Puerto Princesa City in Palawan.

Under storm signal no. 1 are:

Dinagat province
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Davao del Norte
Davao Oriental
Compostela Valley
Camiguin Island
Misamis Oriental

Seniang may make landfall Monday morning in the vicinity of Tandag. Occasional gusty winds and moderate to heavy rainfall (7-15mm per hour) are expected within its 300 km diameter.

“Residents in low lying and mountainous areas of the provinces with PSWS#1 as well as over Eastern Visayas and the rest of Mindanao especially Caraga Region are alerted against possible flash floods and landslides,” it said.

It added fisher folk and those with small sea crafts are advised not to venture out over the northern and eastern seaboards of Luzon and the eastern seaboard of Visayas and over the northern and eastern seaboards of Mindanao. Joel Locsin with a report from Bea Montenegro/LBG, GMA News

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