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NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 05 re Preparedness Measures for Tropical Depression "AMANG" (former LPA East of Mindanao) as of 6:00 PM, 21 January 2019

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I. SITUATION REPORT

21 January 2019

  • TROPICAL DEPRESSION “AMANG” CONTINUES TO MOVE GENERALLY NORTHWARD OVER THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF EASTERN SAMAR.

  • At 1:00 PM today, the center of TD “AMANG’ was estimated based on all available data at 80 km North Northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar or 120 km East of Catarman, Northern Samar (12.3°N, 125.7°E), moving North at 15 kph with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph.

  • Tropical Depression “AMANG” continues to approach Southern Lseyte area.

  • At 4:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "AMANG" was estimated based on all available data at 70 km North of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte or 70 km East Northeast of Maasin City, Southern Leyte (10.4 °N, 125.4 °E), moving West Northwest at 10 kph with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph.

  • TCWS Number 1 is raised over Eastern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Eastern Bohol, Northern Cebu, Surigao del Norte, and Dinagat Islands.

  • Moderate to heavy rains may prevail over Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, and Bicol Region. Meanwhile, tomorrow (22 January 2019), moderate to heavy rains may be experienced over Eastern Visayas, Catanduanes, Albay, Sorsogon, and Masbate.

II EFFECTS

A. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB A)

  • A total of 1,158 families / 4,639 persons were affected in 33 barangays in CARAGA.

  • Of which, 682 families / 2,711 persons are being served inside 23 ECs.

Sources: DSWD DROMIC Report No 2 re TD "AMANG" as of 21 January 2019, 4PM