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Tropical Storm Agaton (Bolaven) is set to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon, January 3
Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto says the province 'is not very badly affected' by Tropical Depression Agaton, which brought to Bohol torrential rains that lasted for more than 24 hours
But moderate to heavy rain is still expected in the Visayas, Bicol, Palawan, and Quezon due to the trough or extension of Agaton as well as the tail-end of a cold front
Palawan is Agaton's final stop in the country before beginning to make its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility
Agaton maintains its strength as it heads for the province, with maximum winds of 55 km/h and gustiness of up to 65 km/h
Tropical Depression Agaton is already 245 kilometers east southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, ahead of its 6th landfall
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Agaton is expected to make landfall for the 6th time in Palawan. It earlier hit Socorro and Claver in Surigao del Norte; Jagna, Bohol; Santander, Cebu; and Bais City, Negros Oriental.
There are no more areas in Mindanao under a warning signal. Signal no. 1 is still up in parts of the Visayas as well as Palawan, including Cuyo Island.
The biggest number of stranded outbound passengers is in Northern Mindanao, with 1,519 passengers in 5 different ports
Biliran is still recovering from the devastation caused by Tropical Depression Urduja, which battered the region as a tropical storm a few days before Christmas
Residents of the Visayas, parts of Mindanao, and Palawan should stay on alert for possible flash floods and landslides
More areas are placed under signal no. 1 as Agaton heads for land
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3 towns already order a mandatory evacuation of residents
Tropical Depression Agaton could make landfall in Caraga either Monday night, New Year's Day or Tuesday morning, January 2
More than 809 000 people have been affected by the low pressure area which could turn into a tropical depression again
After Agaton to bring a truckload of goods from one end Caraga bridge to the other traders have to do it by foot and takes 3 hours to complete
More than 1 000 Yolanda survivors in Guiuan Eastern Samar flee to government buildings as Agaton flattened tents ripped the roofing off temporary shelters
The storm s toll continues to be at 40 people with 65 others injured and 6 missing; More than 723 000 affected across 4 regions in Mindanao
2nd UPDATE Agaton is expected to be out of PAR by Wednesday afternoon says PAGASA; the death toll stands at 40
UPDATED The tropical depression is expected to be out of the PH Wednesday after passing near Mindanao s southern tip
The US Joint Typhoon Warning Center and Weather Philippines classify Agaton as a tropical storm by Saturday evening
Tropical Depression Agaton maintains strengthen while a northeast monsoon is affecting Luzon
Rising river waters threaten villages Tropical Depression Agaton is expected to be near the city by Monday morning
UPDATED As of Saturday afternoon two airlines have cancelled a total of 10 flights to and from Luzon and Mindanao due to bad weather
2nd UPDATE One province and 20 other towns and cities are now under a state of calamity as Agaton heads closer to Mindanao
UPDATED As of Saturday afternoon PAGASA predicts Agaton to remain almost stationary It is forecast to still be in Hinatuan Surigao del Sur Monday afternoon
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UPDATED At least 46 villages are flooded in Butuan City while the province of Dinagat Islands experiences massive power outage