Thursday, October 29, 2009
Tropical Cyclone Update: "Severe Weather Bulletin Number FOUR
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon 'SANTI' (MIRINAE)
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, 29 October 2009
Typhoon 'SANTI' continued moving towards Central Luzon.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.) 800 km East of Baler, Aurora
Coordinates: 15.8°N, 129.9°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center
and gustiness of up to 185 kph
Movement: West at 20 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Friday afternoon:
360 km East of Baler, Aurora
in the vicinity of Nueva Ecija or at
90 km North of Manila
580 km West of Manila
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 2
(60-100 kph winds) Aurora
Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds) Isabela
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 11 PM today."