Bagyong Queenie, a tropical depression, is inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility. Here's the PAGASA weather forecast for November 27.
In a news bulletin issued at 5am, the state weather bureau said Queenie has maintained its strength and continues to track across southern Visayas.
At 4am, the center of the tropical depression was spotted in the vicinity of Tagbilaran City with maximum winds of 55 kilometers per hour near the center. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 24 kph.
Bagyong Queenie is expected to cross Southern Cebu and Negros Oriental this morning and will be over Southern Negros Occidental before noon today. By tomorrow morning, it is expected to be at 100 kilometers North of Puerto Princesa City, and at 590 km West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City by Saturday morning or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), PAGASA said.
Signal No. 1 (winds of 30-60 kph is expected in at least 36 hours) is up in the following areas:
- Palawan including the Calamian Group of Islands
- Southern Leyte
- Southern Cebu Including Cebu City
- Negros Oriental
- Southern Negros Occidental
- Siquijor Guimaras Island
- Surigao del Norte
- Agusan del Norte
- Dinagat Province
- Misamis Oriental
- Misamis Occidental
- Zamboanga del Norte
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas of the provinces as well as the rest of Mindanao are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides while fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the Eastern seaboard of Visayas, PAGASA added.