Tropical Depression Zoraida near east Mindanao
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MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Zoraida is now moving closer to the eastern seaboard of Mindanao, state weather bureau PAGASA said Monday afternoon, November 11.
As of 4 pm Monday, the tropical depression was located 634 km southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, with maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h near the center.
Storm warning signal number 1, where winds between 30-60 km/h is expected within 36 hours, has been hoisted over these areas:
- Siargao Island
- Agusan del Norte
- Agusan del Sur
- Surigao del Norte
- Surigao del Sur
- Davao Oriental
- Davao del Norte
- Compostela Valley
- Misamis Oriental
- Southern Cebu
- Negros Oriental
- Negros Occidental
- Southern part of Antique
The system is carrying moderate to heavy rainfall (5-15 mm/h) within its 300 km diameter, the bureau said.
Zoraida is moving northwest at a speed of 30 km/h, and is expected to be in the vicinity of Agusan del Sur by Tuesday afternoon, and at 100 km southwest of Coron, Palawan by Wednesday, November 13.
The system is expected to be 810 km west of Ambulong, Batangas by Thursday, November 14.
The next bulletin will be released at 11 pm. – Rappler.com