(Eagle News) – A heavy rain warning has been issued over parts of Mindanao due to the valley of a low pressure system.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, Basilan, Isabela, Dinagat Islands and Surigao del Norte in particular are under a red alert as flooding in low-lying areas is “threatening”.

Meanwhile, a yellow rain warning is issued over Davao Oriental, Surigao del Sur, Misamis Occidental (Oroquieta, Aloran, Panaon, Jimenez, Sinacaban, Tudela, Clarin, Sapang Dalaga, Calamba), Davao de Oro, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental (Talisayan , Balingoan), Zamboanga del Norte (Rizal, Sibutad, Dapitan, Dipolog, Libertad, Polanco, PM Roxas, Katipunan, Manukan, S. Osmeña Sr., ), which means that flooding is possible in low-lying areas and landslides are also possible in mountain areas.

According to PAGASA, light to moderate rains with occasional heavy rains are expected over Agusan del Norte, the rest of Misamis Occidental, Davao del Sur, Zamboanga and Bukidnon (Impasugong, Manilo Fortich, Malaybalay, Malitbog).

The public and civil protection councils have been advised to take “appropriate action”.