Tropical depression Queenie slightly intensified as it inched closer to Surigao del Sur province Wednesday afternoon, the state weather bureau said.
Queenie was last observed 60 kilometers east-northeast of Hinatuan town in Surigao del Sur, with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour near the center, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.
Parts of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao remainder under Signal No. 1.In Mindanao like
Surigao del Norte including Siargao Island,Surigao del Sur,Agusan del Norte,Agusan del Sur,Davao del Norte,Davao Oriental,Compostela Valley,Dinagat Province,Misamis Occidental,Bukidnon,and Zamboanga del Norte.My place Davao del Sur was not included but we experienced heavy rains that started at 2 in the afternoon and persist until now.
Residents in areas under Signal No. 1 are warned against possible flashfloods and landslides.
Queenie was expected to make landfall between 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The tropical depression moved 24 kilometers west and was expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility by Friday evening.
Thank God that me and my students got home wet but safe and sound.