Gov. Bichara orders LGU to initiate local preparedness measures


Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara has ordered local government units in the province to prepare for the onset of a northeast monsoon and tropical depression Auring.

Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected over Bicol within the next 24 hours due to the said weather disturbance.

The PDRRMC advises C/MDRRMC’s and the public to initiate local preparedness measures in their respective area of jurisdiction for possible occurrence of flood and landslide.

Bichara also ordered the prohibition to sail of commercial and private sea transport and fishing vessels and small sea crafts due to gale warning issued by PAGASA.

“For the public to closely monitor the updates on weather information and local weather advisories from PAGASA and Albay PDRRMC, released through the local radio stations,” Bichara’s order read..

“The LDRRMCs to closely monitor the local weather condition for the localized risk reduction actions,” it added.