Bagyong Falcon Updates from PAGASA | June 2011 Philippine Typhoon

Bagyong Falcon, Typhoon Falcon or Storm Falcon is the fourth tropical storm that is scheduled to enter Philippines according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA. The last tropical storm did hit the Philippines soil leaving significant disturbance throughout the country. At 4:00 am today, June 22, 2011, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA said that the Tropical Depression “FALCON” was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 550 kilometers East Northeast of Borongan, Eastern Samar (14.0°N, 130.5°E) with maximum winds of 55 kilometers per hour near the center. It is forecast to move Northwest at 15 kilometers per hour.
Tropical Storm “FALCON” continues to move in a North Northwest direction.
Location of Center: (as of 10:00 a.m.) 330 km East of Basco, Batanes
Coordinates: 20.6°N, 125.4°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph
Movement: North Northwest at 19 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Saturday morning: 500 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes Sunday morning: 1,030 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes or at 370 km West Northwest of Okinawa, Japan
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds) Calayan Babuyan Group of Islands Batanes Group of Islands None None
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal # 1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.  TS “FALCON” is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and will bring rains over Luzon and Visayas. Gale Warning is issued over the eastern seaboard of the country and the western seaboard of Luzon and of Visayas. 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 p.m. today and the hourly updates.
Issued At: 5:00 a.m., 24 June 2011
Valid Beginning: 5:00 a.m. today until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow
Predicted Mean Sea Level Pressure Analysis for 8 a.m., 24 June 2011 Predicted Mean Sea Level Wind Analysis for 8 a.m., 24 June 2011 Satellite Image for 5 a.m., 24 June 2011
Synopsis:
At 4:00 am today, Tropical Storm FALCON was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 370 km East Northeast of Tuguegarao City (18.8°N, 125.3°E) with maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph. It is forecast to move North Northwest at 19 kph.
Forecast:
The islands of Calayan, Babuyan and Batanes will have rains with gusty winds while the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas will experience monsoon rains which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Mindanao and the rest of Visayas will have mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds blowing from Northwest to Southwest will prevail over the rest of Northern Luzon and coming from the Southwest to South over the rest of the country. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be moderate to rough.
 
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