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31/08/2019: ADVISORY NO. 2 ON HURRICANE DORIAN

ADVISORY NO. 2 ON HURRICANE DORIAN
31 August 2019


In view of the latest forecasts, the Philippine Embassy extends its Hurricane Dorian advisory to Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Hurricane Dorian, currently a category 4 storm, is expected to hit the Bahamas on early Sunday and Florida on Tuesday. Weather models map Dorian’s possible path that could include landfall in Georgia or South Carolina on Thursday morning, albeit as a weaker Category 2 storm, before moving into North Carolina.

The Embassy reiterates it advice to Filipino communities along the path of Hurricane Dorian to monitor the movement of the storm, undertake all necessary preparations, and heed the warnings of local officials.

There is a total estimate of 231,000 individuals of Filipino origin in the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The Philippine Embassy will continue to monitor developments and coordinate with the Filipino and Filipino-American communities in these areas.

For emergencies requiring the Embassy's assistance, please call (202) 368 2767 or (202) 769 8049. ###


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