TROPICAL DEPRESSION Samuel entered the Philippine area at 10:00 a.m. yesterday, with the center estimated at 980 kilometers (km) east-southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. Weather bureau PAGASA said typhoon warning signals may be raised between late Sunday to Monday morning in the eastern sections of the Visayas and Mindanao. In its 11 a.m. Nov. 18 bulletin, PAGASA warned that moderate to heavy rains “may trigger flooding and landslides may prevail over Caraga Region, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley beginning tomorrow (Monday).” Meanwhile, another tropical storm, with international name Toraji, was spotted 945 km west of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan as of 8:00 a.m. Sunday. It was slowly moving in a southwest direction southern Vietnam and was not expected to have a direct impact on the Philippines.