Chedeng has weakened into a tropical storm.
Secretary Roxas encourages local executives to consider evacuation for the safety of their constituents and visitors.
The local governments of Aurora, Isabela, Cagayan, and Quirino will enforce pre-emptive evacuation starting this afternoon.
The following updates have been sent by the Armed Forces of the Philippines on the preparations made for typhoon Chedeng, April 4, 2015.
In times of disaster, the need for communication is as important as the need for food.
Providing stability and sustainability to these ex-combatants are important in ensuring they would not be enticed to return to armed radicalism.
Read the list of government actions taken in preparation for typhoon Chedeng, as of 6:00 a.m., April 4, 2015.
Typhoon Chedeng has accelerated slightly as it continues to move closer to Isabela-Aurora area. Read weather bulletin no. 8: Typhoon Chedeng, issued at 11:00 a.m., April 4, 2015.
Typhoon Chedeng has maintained its intensity and direction and moving closer to Isabela-Aurora area. Read weather bulletin no. 7: Typhoon Chedeng, issued at 5:00 a.m., April 4, 2015
Typhoon Chedeng has weakened further as it moves closer to Eastern Luzon. Read weather bulletin no. 6: Typhoon Chedeng, issued at 11:00 p.m., April 3, 2015.