The provinces of Negros Occidental and Oriental were placed under Storm
Signal Number One as of 5 o’clock yesterday afternoon, along with at least 23
other areas in Visayas and Mindanao, as Tropical Depres-sion Seniang intensified
slightly yesterday afternoon, state weather agency PAGASA said.
BACOLOD CITY First Lady Josefa Puentevella (3rd from left) together with BSC
representative Chris De Guzman, Regional Head Vicente Jandayan, Area Head Gina
Amiscaray, Branch Head Jennifer Castandielo and Deputy Regional Sales Head
Dennis Lu during the Grand Opening and inauguration of the new Metrobank branch
at 9th St. Lacson last Tuesday, December 23.*
BACOLOD CITY Councilors Wilson “Jun” Gamboa, Jr. and Kalaw Puentevella
together with Brgy. Villamonte Punong Barangay Friday Solinap (2nd from right)
join Se. Alan Peter Cayetano in the distribution of financial assistance to the
Association of Tricycle Operators in Purok Akishola in Barangay Villamonte last
This will mean more passengers in Visayas and Mindanao -- who are going back
to either their work across the seas for the last working day of 2014, or going
home for the New Year celebrations, will be stranded today and tomorrow or until
the storm signal is lifted, in the various seaports.
Fastcrafts, roll-on roll-off and inter-island vessels as well as fishing
boats are automatically prohibited from sailing once a storm signal is hoisted
in areas where they ply or cross.
In its 5PM update yesterday, PAGASA also said Seniang may make landfall this
morning in the vicinity of Tandag, Surigao del Sur.
PAGASA said that as of 4PM yesterday, Seniang was estimated at 150 km east of
Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, with maximum winds of 55 kph near the center.
It is forecast to move west-northwest at 13 kph and is expected to be 110 km
north-northeast of Lumbia by this (Monday) afternoon.
By Tuesday (tomorrow) afternoon it is expected to be 100 km west of Dipolog
By Wednesday afternoon it is expected to be 190 km southeast of Puerto
Princesa City, Palawan.