The Tropical Disturbance to the east of Mindanao has been upgraded by the PAGASA into a Tropical Depression and was named locally as Queenie.
The 21st Tropical Cyclone for the year is about to cross into Northern Mindanao this afternoon and tonight. Potential for heavy flooding rains are expected across Mindanao and Southern Visayas today and tomorrow as TD Queenie crosses the region.
PAGASA has raised Storm warning signal #1 over much of Northern Mindanao and Southern Visayas.
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