Saturday, October 31, 2009

PAG-ASA Bulletin #11

Severe Weather Bulletin Number ELEVEN
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "SANTI" (MIRINAE)
Issued at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, 31 October 2009

Typhoon "SANTI" is now in the vicinity of Lubang Island and moving towards the South China Sea.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.) 120 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila
Coordinates: 13.8°N, 119.9°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center
and gustiness of up to 150 kph
Movement: West Southwest at 22 kph

Forecast Positions/Outlook: Sunday morning:
630 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila

Sunday evening:
840 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila orover the South China Sea

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No.3(100-185 kph winds)
 Lubang Island
Northern Section of Mindoro
Signal No. 2(60-100 kph winds)
Rest of Mindoro
Calamian Group
Metro Manila
Signal No. 1(30-60 kph winds)
Northern Palawan

Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere now lowered.

Residents in low-lying areas and near mountain slopes under signals #3, #2 and #1 are advised to take all the necessary precautionary measures against flashfloods and landslides.

Those living along the coast in areas under signal #3 and #2 are advised to be on alert against storm surges and big waves generated by the typhoon.

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 PM today.

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