Public Storm Warning Signal # 2
- Published: 06 December 2014
- A tropical cyclone will affect the the locality.
- Winds of greater than 60 kph and up to 100 kph may be expected in at least 24 hours.
WHAT TO DO:
- Prepare flashlights, batteries , matches, kerosene lamps, or candles and charcoal in anticipation of power failure, first aid kit and store ready to eat foods.
- Keep your cell phones fully charged.
- Elevate household things in case of flooding.
- For fishing folks, secure fishing boats in safe area.
IMPACT OF THE WINDS:
- Some coconut trees may be tilted with few others broken.
- Few big trees may be uprooted.
- Many banana plants may be downed.
- Rice and corn may be adversely affected.
- Large number of nipa and cogon houses may be partially or totally unroofed.
- Some old galvanized iron roofings may be peeled off.
- In general, the winds may bring light to moderate damage to the exposed communities.
- The sea and coastal waters are dangerous to small seacrafts
- Special attention should be given to the latest position, the direction and speed of movement and the intensity of the storm as it may intensify and move towards the locality.
- The general public especially people travelling by sea and air are cautioned to avoid unnecessary risks.
- Outdoor activities of children should be postponed.
- Secure properties before the signal is upgraded.
- Disaster preparedness agencies / organizations are in action to alert their communities.