DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 November) – Tropical Depression “Queenie” is out of Mindanao.
As of 10 p.m. Wednesday, Queenie was estimated at 100 kms east of Tagbilaran City. according to Severe Weather Bulletin Number Four of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
PAGASA said Queenie was packing maximum winds of 55 kph near the center and was forecase to move west northwest at 24 kph.
The bulletin said “Queenie” is expected to pass Camiguin-Bohol then cross Southern Cebu and Negros Oriental Wednesday night and will be over Southern Negros Occidental by Thursday morning. By evening, it is expected to be at 130 km east northeast of Puerto Princesa City, and at 560 km West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City by Friday evening or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
Earlier, Public Storm Warning Signal 1 was raised over 13 of Mindanao’s 27 provinces.
In PAGASA’s 11 p.m. bulletin, Signal 1 remains over Surigao del Norte including Siargao Island, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Province, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Bukidnon and Zamboanga del Norte, but the warning signal has been lifted over Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley. (MindaNews)