Tropical Depression “Vinta” prompting the country’s weather agency to place several areas in Mindanao Signal No. 1.
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration placed Surigao Del Norte, Surigao Del Sur, Agusan De l Norte, Agusan Del Sur, Davao Del Norte , Compostella Valley and Northern Davao Oriental under storm Sig. No. 1.
These areas would surely experience 30 to 60 kilometers per hour in the next 36 hours.
According to PAGASA “Vinta” was packing winds of up to 55kph near the center and up to 65 kph as it moved westward at a speed of 20kph.
On the other hand, Many regions in Visayas affected by winds and rains which left at least 40 people dead and 28 people missing as landslides urged some communities in the affected areas.