PAG-ASA Public Weather Forecast - Typhoon Pedring (September 27, 2011)

Typhoon Pedring still turning round and round to Metro Manila and some areas in Luzon going out from Philippines' Area of Responsibility. According to PAGASA, Pedring has maintained its strength and continues moving in a west northwest direction. Storm warning signal number 1 is still up in the Metro Manila, including the provinces of Bataan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Viscaya, Ifugao, Mt. Province, Kalinga, Abra, Ilocos Norte, Quirino and Bulacan  and Signal number 2 to La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales, Tarlac, Benguet and Ilocos Sur as of 11 PM today.


Here's the weather forecast from DOST - PAG-ASA:

Issued At:  5:00 p.m., 27 September 2011
Valid Beginning: 5:00 p.m. today until 5:00 p.m. tomorrow



At 4:00 p.m. today, Typhoon "PEDRING" was located based on radar, satellite and surface data at 70 km West northwest of Baguio City (16.7°N, 120.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph. It is forecast to move West northwest at 19 kph.

The Western sections of Northern and Central Luzon will experience stormy weather while the rest of Northern and Central Luzon will have rains with gusty winds and the coastal waters along these areas will be rough. The rest of Luzon and the western section of Visayas will experience moonsoon rains while the rest of the country will be mostly cloudy with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest will prevail over the rest of the country with moderate to rough seas.

The next weather bulletin will be issued at 5 am tomorrow. Please monitor.

TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE

Severe Weather Bulletin Number THIRTEEN
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "PEDRING"
Issued at 11:00 p.m., Tuesday, 27 September 2011



Typhoon "PEDRING" has maintained its strength and continues moving in a west northwest direction.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 p.m.)
200 km West Northwest of Baguio City
Coordinates: 16.9°N, 118.7°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center
Gustiness of up to 150 kph
Movement: Forecast to move West Northwest at 19 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Wednesday evening: 590 km Northwest of Baguio City


Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 2
(60-100 kph winds)
La Union
Pangasinan
Zambales
Tarlac
Benguet
Ilocos Sur
None None
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Bataan
Pampanga
Nueva Ecija
Nueva Visacaya
Ifugao
Mt. Province
Kalinga
Abra
Ilocos Norte
Quirino
Bulacan
Metro Manila
None None

Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 - 25 mm per hour within the 600 km diameter of the typhoon.

Typhoon Pedring will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and will bring scattered to widespread rains over Southern Luzon and Western 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 AM tomorrow and the hourly updates.



GALE WARNING NO. 07
For: Strong to gale force winds associated with Tropical Storm "PEDRING".

Issued at 5:00 p.m., 27 September 2011

Strong to gale force wind is expected to affect the eastern seaboard of Southern Luzon, the seaboards of Visayas and the western seaboard of Mindanao.

SEABOARD WEATHER WIND FORCE
(KPH)/(KNOTS)
SEA
CONDITION
WAVE
HEIGHTS
(meters)
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL SEABOARDS OF VISAYAS MONSOON RAINS (52 - 68) / (28 - 36) ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH 3.4 to 5.0
THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF SOUTHERN LUZON AND THE EASTERN AND CENTRAL SEABOARDS OF VISAYAS CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS (52 - 68) / (28 - 36) ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH 3.4 to 5.0
THE WESTERN SEABOARD OF MINDANAO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS (52 - 63) / (28 - 34) ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH 3.4 to 4.5

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves. The next update will be issued at 5 a.m. tomorrow.

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Reference: http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph

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