Gale warning: Rough seas still expected in Cebu, parts of Visayas and Mindanao

By: Rosalie Abatayo August 06,2019 - 06:15 AM

 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The central and eastern seaboards of the Visayas and the Eastern seaboard of Mindanao continue to be under gale warning, based on the latest update from the Phillippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

Pagasa issued Gale Warning No. 15 at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

In the update, it is said that rough seas may still be experienced in the provinces of Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Siquijor in Central Visayas; Samar and Leyte Provinces and Biliran in Eastern Visayas; and Surigao Provinces, Davao Oriental, Dinagat Islands, and Siargao in Mindanao.

Waves may still reach as high as 4.5 meters while strong winds up to 63 kilometers per hour may be experienced in the said areas.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers may also be experienced in these areas.

“Fishing boats and other small sea craft are advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves,” said the Pagasa Gale Warning.

Read: Gale warning still up in Cebu, Central and Eastern Visayas

On Monday, August 5, several vessel trips in Cebu and the rest of the Visayas were suspended due to rough sea conditions.Other areas placed under Gale Warning are western and southern seaboards of Southern Luzon and the western seaboard of the Visayas, western seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon and the eastern and southern seaboards of Southern Luzon. /bmjo

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: bad weather, Cebu‬, Cebu weather update, gale warning, rough seas, strong waves, Visayas

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.