‘Nina’ out but NDRRMC continues to monitor typhoon’s aftermath

‘Nina’ out but NDRRMC continues to monitor typhoon’s aftermath

MANILA, Dec. 28 (PNA) — Despite the departure of Typhoon “Nina” over the Philippine area of responsibility(PAR), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Wednesday said it continues to monitor the weather for any eventualities.

NDRRMC executive director Ricardo Jalad made this statement as “Nina” exited PAR 11: 40 p.m. Tuesday.

He added that the NDRRM Operations Center remains on red alert for continuous monitoring of “Nina’s” aftermath.

However, according to PAGASA, the northeast monsoon will continue to affect Northern Luzon.

Elsewhere, light to moderate winds coming from the east to northeast is expected.

Meanwhile, gale warning is raised in the seaboards of Northern Luzon. Strong to gale force winds is expected within the provinces of Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Isabela, La Union and Pangasinan.

Jalad said rough to very rough sea condition is expected in these areas with a wave height of 3.4 to 4.5 meters.


“Fishing boats and other small seacraft are advised not venture out into the sea while larger vessels are alerted against big waves,” he added. (PNA)