Friday, December 5, 2014

PAGASA identifies flood-prone areas in Bicol

PAGASA has warned residents and Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils in flood-prone areas in the Bicol region to be on alert when Typhoon Ruby hits.

Said watercourses, which were enumerated in General Flood Advisory No. 1, include:

Albay rivers and its tributaries Guinale and Upper Donsol.
Camarines Norte rivers and its tributaries Labo and Daet Basud.
Camarines Sur rivers and its tributaries lower Kilbay-Catabangan, Ragay, Tinalmud, Tambang, and Lagonoy.
Sorsogon rivers and its tributaries Lower Donsol, Ogod, Putiao, Cadacan, Banuang-Duan, Fabrica (Tugbugan), and Matnog.
Catanduanes Rivers and its tributaries Cabuyan, Bato, and Pajo.
Masbate rivers and its tributaries Lanang, Mapayawan, Mandaong, Asid, Malbag, Guiom, Nainday, Daraga, Nauco (Aguada), and Beleno.

The region is expected to experience moderate to heavy rainfall. — BICOLSTANDARD.COM
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