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Philippines on Tsunami Alert Level 2

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Mar 11

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Tsunami Alert Level 2 was raised in the Philippines on Friday afternoon after a powerful 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan, the biggest to hit the country in 7 years

A four-meter high tsunami is expected to hit 19 provinces in the Philippines around 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m today.

These provinces are Batanes Islands, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Quezon, Aurora, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Leyte, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental and Davao del Sur.

Alert Level 2 calls for mandatory evacuation of the residents near the shoreline.


Source:

GMA News

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