UPDATE: ‘Ambo’ threatening Aurora Province

UPDATE: ‘Ambo’ threatening Aurora Province

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DAVAO CITY (June 27, 2016) — The government weather bureau yesterday said tropical depression “Ambo” has maintained its strength and is now threatening Aurora Province.

In a weather bulletin issued a 11 p.m. on June 26, 2016, PAGASA said Ambo’s center was estimated at 150 kilometers North of Baler, Aurora at 10 p.m.

It has maximum winds of 45 kph near the center.

Expect moderate to heavy rainfall as PAGASA said the estimated rainfall amount is from 2.5 to 10 mm per hour within the 200 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.

Occasional moderate to heavy rains are also expected over Northern and Central Luzon and the provinces of Rizal and Quezon. Light to moderate rains are expected over Cavite, Laguna, and Batangas.

Ambo is expected to weaken after making landfall over Aurora province early morning today (Monday).

PAGASA said residents in low lying and mountainous areas of the affected provinces should be on alert for possible flash floods and landslides.

It also advised the public and the disaster risk reduction and management councils concerned to take appropriate action.

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