Thursday, October 29, 2009
PAG-ASA Bulletin #5
Severe Weather Bulletin Number FIVE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "SANTI" (MIRINAE)
Issued at 11:00 p.m., Thursday, 29 October 2009
Typhoon "SANTI" has maintained its strength as it continues to move towards Central Luzon.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 p.m.) 660 km East of Baler, Aurora
Coordinates: 16.2°N, 128.5°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center
and gustiness of up to 185 kph
Movement: West at 22 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Friday evening:
180 km East of Baler, Aurora
240 km West Northwest of Manila
800 km West of Manila
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 2(60-100 kph winds)
Signal No. 1(30-60 kph winds)
rest of Quezon
Residents in low-lying areas and near mountain slopes under signals #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 #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 AM tomorrow.