Mayor Dadivas warns constituents to brace for ‘Auring’


Roxas City Mayor Ronnie Dadivas warned the public against the impact of the country’s first typhoon this year.

“Auring” is forecast to hit Western Visayas this weekend.

“Be careful of the coming typhoon. The city government is prepared to respond,” Dadivas said in the vernacular. (

As for Capiz, the provincial and various municipal disaster councils are preparing particularly for typhoon-induced flooding and landslides.

Preemptive evacuation will be issued to residents in identified hazard-prone areas.

Municipalities were also instructed to preposition relief goods and prepare their respective evacuation shelters.

In its 11 a.m. severe weather bulletin on Friday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the storm may generally move northwestwards while traversing Region XIII (Caraga), the Visayas and Mimaropa this Sunday (February 21) and Monday (February 22).