Monday, July 30, 2012

Weather Update: July 31, 2012 Typhoon "Gener"

Severe Weather Bulletin Number TWELVE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "GENER" (SAOLA)
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Tuesday, 31 July 2012 

Typhoon "GENER" has maintained its strength as it continues to move north northwest. 

Signal No.3
(100-185 kph winds)

Batanes Group of Islands

Signal No. 2
(61-100 kph winds)  

Calayan Group of Islands
Babuyan Group of Islands 

Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)  


Typhoon "GENER" is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring rains and moderate to strong winds over Luzon and Visayas especially the western section.

Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under Public Storm Warning Signal #3 and #2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 - 20 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 700 km diameter of the Typhoon.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Seaboard of Luzon and Visayas due to the combined effect of Typhoon "GENER" and the Southwest Monsoon.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.  

source: PAGASA


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