Tsunami Alert Level 2 in Philippine CoastlineFriday, March 11, 2011
Japan was hit by 8.9 magnitude earthquake today and a destructive tsunami followed afterwards. Coastal areas along the Pacific Ocean might also be hit by tsunami anytime today. Tsunami might reach the Philippine shores within four hours. Because of this the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivocs) issued warnings. They are ordering evacuation of residents living near the shoreline of the following areas:
Few minutes after, Phivocs declared Tsunami Alert Level 2 and urged the public living the said areas to move away from the water front.