Tropical Storm Auring has maintained its strength over the Philippine Sea east of Mindanao, according to state weather bureau PAGASA.
In its 11:00 a.m. bulletin, Auring was spotted at 595 km East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, packing maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 90 km/h.
The weather disturbance is forecast to gradually move northwestward in the next 12 hours before accelerating. It is expected to make landfall on Sunday afternoon or evening over the eastern coast of Caraga Region before crossing Visayas and MIMAROPA throughout the remainder of Sunday through Monday.
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 is hoisted over the following areas where winds of 30-60 km/h winds may be experienced within 36 hours:
Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Bohol, and Siquijor
Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Davao Oriental, Davao de Oro, Davao del Norte, Davao City, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon, and Lanao del Sur
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today.
Heavy to intense rains over Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Dinagat Islands, and Eastern Samar. Moderate to heavy with at times intense rains over Misamis Oriental, Camiguin, and the rest of Caraga.
Light to moderate with at times heavy rains over Central Visayas, Davao Oriental, Davao de Oro, Davao del Norte, and the rest of Northern Mindanao and Eastern Visayas.