Thursday, October 29, 2009

PAG-ASA Bulletin #4

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
Saturday afternoon:
in the vicinity of Nueva Ecija or at
90 km North of Manila
Sunday afternoon:
580 km West of Manila

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No. 2
(60-100 kph winds) Aurora
Northern Quezon
Polillo Island

Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds) Isabela
Nueva Vizcaya
Nueva Ecija
Rest of Quezon
Camarines Norte
Camarines Sur

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."

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