Typhoon “PABLO” has further weakened as it continues to move towards Northern Palawan.
At 4:00 am today, the center of Typhoon “PABLO” was located at 180 km East of Puerto Princesa City (10.2°N,120.4°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph and gustiness of up to of 160 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 24 kph.
Palawan including Calamian Group of Islands, Antique, Iloilo, Guimaras, Bohol, Siquijor, Southern Cebu and Negros Provinces will experience stormy weather with rough to very rough seas. Mindoro provinces including Lubang Island, Romblon, the rest of Panay and Cebu, Lanao Del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga Del Norte and Camiguin will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. Bicol, CARAGA and Davao regions and the rest of Visayas will be cloudy with light to moderate rainshowers or thunderstorms while Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will have cloudy skies with light rains. The rest of Mindanao will be partly cloudy with brief rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Southeast to Northeast will prevail over the rest of the country with moderate to rough seas.
Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 18 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 400 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under public storm warning signal #3 and signal #2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this Typhoon.
Fishing boats and other sea vessels are advised not to venture out into the Seaboards of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
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 am today.
|Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
(101-185 kph winds)
Calamian Grp. of Islands
|Signal No. 2
(61-100 kph winds)
||Rest of Palawan
|Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds)
Rest of Cebu
||Lanao del Norte
Zamboanga del Norte