Monday, December 3, 2012

Weather Update: Typhoon "PABLO"

Severe Weather Bulletin Number SIX
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "PABLO" (BOPHA)
Issued at 11:00 p.m., Monday, 03 December 2012

Typhoon "PABLO" has maintained its strength as it continues to threaten Davao Oriental - Surigao Del Sur Area. 


Forecast: 
 
Tuesday evening: expected to be in the vicinity of Bacolod City
Wednesday evening: 180 km Northwest of Puerto Princesa City
Thursday evening: 670 km West of Metro Manila

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal 

Signal No.3
(101-185 kph winds)  

Surigao del Norte
Siargao
Surigao del Sur
Dinagat Province
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Misamis Oriental
Camiguin
Bukidnon
Davao Oriental
Compostela Valley
North Cotabato
Lanao del Sur
Lanao del Norte
Davao del Norte
Samal Island 

Signal No. 2
(61-100 kph winds)  

Southern Leyte
Bohol
Cebu
Camotes Island
Negros Oriental
Negros Occidental
Siquijor
Misamis Occidental
Davao del Sur
Zamboanga del Norte
Zamboanga del Sur
Sultan Kudarat
Maguindanao  


Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds) 

 Palawan
Calamian Grp. Of Islands 
Eastern Samar
Western Samar
Leyte
Biliran
Aklan
Capiz
Antique
Iloilo
Guimaras  
Zamboanga Sibugay
Basilan
Sarangani
South Cotabato 


Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 - 30 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 600 km diameter of the Typhoon.

Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.

Likewise, residents in coastal areas under public storm warning signal #2 and signal #3 are alerted against storm surges particulary those living in the coastal areas of Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Dinagat, Bohol and Leyte provinces where 3-6 meters wave height is expected.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Eastern Seaboards of Visayas and Mindanao.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 AM tomorrow.
 

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