PDRRMC Advisory 2 on Tropical Storm NINA
December 23, 2016 3:00 PM:

TheTropical Storm Nina intensified its strength and is moving towards the Bicol region. Based on the PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin No. 2 issued at 11:00am today, the Storm is located to be 790 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar or at 11.7N/132.9E with maximum sustained wind of 105 KPH and gustiness of up to 130 KPH moving West Northwest at 25 KPH.  Albay will be expected to be nearest to the eye of the storm by Sunday. In view of this, the following countermeasures for disaster avoidance are hereby directed effective immediately:

1. Reiterating Advisory No. 1 issued 8:00 AM, December 22, 2016.

2. Execution of Mandatory Evacuation effective tomorrow morning of all vulnerable populations to be affected by associated hazards due to Tropical Storm Nina for flood, landslide, mud/lahar flow, storm surge, and those families whose houses are made up of light materials.

3. The Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils are hereby advised to execute this order in their respective jurisdiction and submit to APSEMO an activity report for consolidation initial and to keep on monitoring the PAGASA updates through APSEMO Infoboard and Social Media account.

4. The LDRRMC, community and Media are hereby informed that the entire Province of Albay was placed by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Albay under the State of Imminent Disaster effective today through SPA Res. No. 00254-2016.

5. The Department of Education should open safe school campuses for evacuation use and execute Camp Coordination and Camp Management support.

6. Establish 24/7 operation of all LDRRMC Operation Centers for coordination, instructions, and support.

So ordered.

APPROVED: AL FRANCIS C. BICHARA, Governor & PDRRMC Chairman

Source: APSEMO Infoboard