Friday, October 30, 2009
PAG-ASA Bulletin #8
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "SANTI" (MIRINAE)
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Friday, 30 October 2009
Typhoon "SANTI" is now approaching Quezon province.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.) 230 kms East of Infanta, Quezon
Coordinates: 14.8°N, 124.1°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center
and gustiness of up to 185 kph
Movement: West Southwest at 24 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Saturday afternoon:
220 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila
760 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila or
over the South China Sea
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
(100-185 kph winds)
Signal No. 2
(60-100 kph winds)
Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds)
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 11 PM today.